About the Association

This site is maintained by the South West Coast Path Association on behalf of the South West Coast Path Partnership (this partnership includes the South West Coast Path Team, Natural England, Cornwall Council, Devon County Council, Dorset County Council, Exmoor National Park Authority, Plymouth City Council, Torbay Council and the National Trust).

The Association a registered charity working to ensure the path is one of the best walks in the world and protect it for all to enjoy. Supporting the charity and adding a voice as a member helps the Association to improve the Path and keep the way open to beautiful coastal places.

We try to ensure as many people as possible know about, and have information to enjoy, the Coast Path. We also fund vital improvement projects to protect the Path for future generations. 

It costs at least £1,000 per year for every mile of this glorious Path to be kept open, safe and clearly signed, we’re asking for your support to help us look after and love the Path. Whether you use it to walk the dog, have family picnics, to escape on holiday for some fresh sea air or enjoy it as a serious walker, if you love it, please help us protect it.

We receive funding from a number of sources and a large portion of this is raised through events, challenges and fundraising, with your support we can continue to make the South West Coast Path the nation’s favourite for generations.

Annual membership is available from less than price of a pasty or a pint per month, please join us.

Alternatively you can donate by phone – just Text SWCP88 £2 / £5 / £10 (e.g. SWCP88 £5) to 70070.

Enjoy your walking.

Contact us:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01752 896 237

Facebook: www.facebook.com/southwestcoastpath

Twitter: https://twitter.com/swcoastpath

Report a path problem: Please use our web form

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