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South West Coast Path In One Go

Only kidding. 630 miles of coast in a day is asking a lot of an arctic tern, let alone you. Do it bit-by-bit, holiday-by-holiday and sunset-by-sunset. Take your time and scribble down stuff on a map. A long dawdle will reveal magic you’ll never see in a race (for fear of running far from the madding crowd and straight over the cliff). We adore every strip of this well-trodden trail and often trade favourite trees, benches and beaches. Stumble upon your own, just stay away from the edge.

Effort: More than you think – double the miles to allow for the ups and downs.

Tip: You can download GPS files of one of the world’s greatest walks in 13 official sections at:

The Coast Path

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