South West Coast Path - enjoyed its Silver Jubilee in 2003. 42 Years of coastal discovery!  
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  A group of walkers enjoying the coast path in Cornwall.

  The National Trust owns a staggering one third of the land crossed by the 630 miles of coast path.
Millions of people - both local residents and visitors - now enjoy the South West Coast Path every year; many go far a gentle stroll while a few tackle the epic end-to-end journey that takes them eight weeks to complete. This year provides the perfect opportunity to discover - or rediscover- the path's endless fascination.

We have a  cottage on the Roseland an ideal bases for walking the coastal path.

The National Trust from time to time organises events near us. Spring walks Dodman Point ( postponed due to Covid19 for the time being). and Messack Saturday 24th May. Nare Head 18th July 2-4.30 pm. Meet Trelissick car park - Flowers of the Fal Sunday 11th May 11am, Bats About Friday May 23rd 8 pm, A Step into the Past Saturday 11th June 11 am, Seashore Safari Sunday 15th June 11am, Earth Walk Saturday 6th July and . Autumn Almanac Sunday 12th October 11am and St Anthony Battery Guided tour Friday 22nd August 2pm.

Full details of National Trust events can be found in both Cornwall and Devon events leaflets available from Trust properties. A comprehensive programme of all events (including those at Trust properties) is available from Tourist Information Centres, guest accommodation throughout the South West, and from the address below.

An introductory leaflet about the SWCP is available now from:
The South West Coast Path Team, c/o Devon County Council, Matford Lane Offices, County Hall, Exeter EX2 40W Tel:01392 383560 Email: