South West Coast Path Association
West Coast Path official site
South West Coast Path Guide (South West Coast Path Association, annually):
up to date and includes details of accommodation.
Reverse Guide (South West Coast Path Association, 2006): the only guide written
from Poole to Minehead.
Coast Path: Bude to Falmouth
by Edith Schofield (Trailblazer, 2006): I found the detailed sketch maps very
useful, even though I was walking in the "wrong" direction.
Walking the Coastline of England and Wales
by Andrew McCloy (Coronet, 1997): by the author of the LEJOG bible. Out of print,
but sometimes available used. This book will convince you that most of the coast
of England cannot compare with the South West Coast Path.
Ministry of Defence website has general information on access to army ranges here.
Information on particular areas is available on these websites, although for detailed
info on path closures you usually have to phone.
most weekends and school holidays. The MoD site has specific dates. Phone 01929
404819 for more info.|
small firing range on the Fleet between Ferrybridge and Abbotsbury. The inland
diversion is not far. Phone the Wyke Regis training camp on 01305 831935 for info.|
info on access. For specific times, phone 01752 822516|
up to date summary can be accessed here
South West Coast
Path Association (members have access to an online up to date accommodation
My other walking websites
End to John O'Groats in 2004: includes the north Cornwall coast path
to Land's End in 2006: includes the Dorset, south Devon and south Cornwall
Other walkers' websites
of photos and detail on the Cornish section of the route, written by a Cornishman|| |
the SW Coast Path||Photos and descriptions of the coast path (not complete)|| |
Cotton ||Poole to Minehead, part of a walk around the entire coast
of Great Britain, taking a purist approach (no ferries). Lots of detail and photos.|| |
Butler ||South Cornwall coast path, walked as part of a sectional Land's
End to John O'Groats walk, with good descriptions and photos|| |
Bean ||The last part of a walk from John O'Groats to Land's End, along
the coast from Lyme Regis to Land's End|| |