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South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path has some fantastic spots to sip a refreshing drink, eat a hearty meal and rest those well-tested walking boots. Read more

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The South West Coast Path is England's longest waymarked long-distance footpath (and one of the longest in the UK) and a National Trail. It runs from Minehead in Somerset, along the coasts of Devon and Cornwall, to Poole Harbour in Dorset. Read more

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A new stretch fo the South West Coast Path between Strete and Strete Gate has reopened followowing years of local residents and groups campaigning to take the route off a busy road. Read more

A celebration of the South West Coast Path with 100 popular circular walks focused around the Coast Path in Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall - 15 of them in South Devon AONB! Read more

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The South West Coast Path is pioneering the use of new mobile phone technology to make it easier for people to search for local walks on the go. Read more

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Mill Bay Cove

Photographer Rudolf Guldner, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The journey begins with a ferry trip across the river Dart from Dartmouth to Kingswear. Read more

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The South West Coast Path Association celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2013, so we thought we’d highlight the local sections of the walk to encourage By The Dart readers to follow in others’ footsteps - just in case you haven’t tried them all yet Read more

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Torcross

Photographer Jennifer Rowlandson, Tiverton

This section of the South West Coast Path is particularly tough but the spectacular views are certainly very rewarding. Read more

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Nr strete at slapton sands

Photographer Ray & Dot Culmer, Bournemouth

The South West Coast Path leads you through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, from the very striking level landscape at Torcross and Slapton, across wide, lush, open fields to rough, dramatic cliff tops. Read more

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