South West Coast Path
Find answers to the most common questions about the Trail below
The South West Coast Path is a 630 mile (1,014 km) journey along the coastline of England’s southwest peninsula. Running from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset, the longest of England’s National Trails has a wealth of stunning natural scenery, sea views, pretty ports and historic county towns. The Path has won numerous awards and offers a truly unique experience: this is walking at its most challenging and most rewarding.
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There are wonderful shorter and day walks to enjoy along the South West Coast Path. Some examples are available via the interactive map below, or have a look at the related pages at https://www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk/walk-coast-path/south-west-coast-path-national-trail/day-walks/
Use the Map Filter to see places to visit and where to stay along the South West Coast Path. View information on the map by ticking the boxes in the Map Filter.
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