Route changes

Northam, North Devon: Temporary Path Closure

March 2020: Devon County Council have temporarily closed part of the South West Coast Path for a period of up to 6 months from 16 March to 16 September.  This is for public safety reasons whilst utility works are carried out.  This temporary closure applies to Public Footpath No. 6A and Public Footpath No. 35, Northam from outside Cleave Quay on Lower Cleave up the footpaths 6A and 35 to the side of 31 Cleavelands Park, Northam.  The sections that apply to the South West Coast Path are marked A to B on accompanying plan.

The alternative route is via Northam Footpath No. 11 on Durrant Lane- pavement along A386 Heywood Road – Churchill Way – Goats Hill Road – Northam Footpath No. 10a, as marked blue on the accompanying plan (the reverse also applies).


Affected walks

The following walks may be affected by the route change: