South West Coast Path National Trail

The South West Coast Path National Trail runs along the entire length of the Jurassic Coast and offers the walker stunning views, with a bird's eye view of many coastal features. From the Coast Path you can experience the drama of sheer cliff faces, wonder at the strangely eroded rock formations and above all, witness how the geology within the coast reveals itself - showcasing the Earth's History over the last 250 million years.

Guided walks and events take place throughout the year and details can be found in the What's On Guide on this website and in Tourist Information Centres along the coast. Visitor Centres and museums offer walks, talks and other events.

For Lulworth Range walks and Tyneham village opening times visit: www.dorsetforyou.com

The South West coast Path is easy to follow - just look out for the acorn symbols as you make your way along the path.

Visit www.southwestcoastpath.com for more information and check for any route changes at:

www.southwestcoastpath.com/faq/route-changes/


24th January 2014 - Notice

The South West Coast Path between Axmouth to near to the Devon border at Lyme Regis has been shut this afternoon due to damage to the path because of an active landslip. Notices will be on site and the path will be closed until further notice whilst either remedial works can be undertaken or an alternative route can be found.

Please see link for a useful round up of closures around the south west coast path and also take note of the Take care stay safe message http://www.southwestcoastpath.com/newsapp/article/124/

For further details contact: Ros Mills

Public Rights of Way & Country Parks Manager

Devon County Council

Tel: 01392 383000 ( ask for Ros Mills)

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