Route changes in Cornwall

1st August 2017

July 2017: The recent flash flooding that damaged the road and houses in the village of Coverack has also damaged nearby sections of the Coast Path.  

Damage south of the village  has meant that it is currently diverted inland for about 3/4 mile (1.2km) from Grid Ref SW 780 18172 to 786 182) as shown by the green line on the map below. Sections of the nearby paths have also been damaged, so please take care.

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July 20, 2017: The recent flash flooding that damaged the road and houses in the village of Coverack has also damaged the Coast Path south of nearby Rosenithon.

The diversion is about 1mile (1.6km) and runs inland of Dean Quarry (from SW 804 203 to SW 803 213).

However please take care on all the paths in this area as the flash flooding has made them rougher than they used to be.

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June 29th, 2017: Following a cliff fall close to West Bay, a 1-mile section of the South West Coast Path between West Bay  (Grid Ref SY 463 903) and Freshwater Holiday Park has been closed. Walkers can instead follow the roughly parallel Public Footpath that runs 1/4 mile inland across the golf course.

Read more here.

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