South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path (SWCP) is a 630-mile national trail which runs from Minehead in Somerset to Poole Harbour in Dorset.

Plymouth's Waterfront Walkway

Plymouth's Waterfront Walkway (Google map) includes a mix of art works to explain much of Plymouth's history and heritage and makes up 9.3 miles of the South West Coast Path running between Admiral's Hard in Stonehouse and Jennycliff in Plymstock.

Download A guide to Plymouth's Waterfront Walkway [PDF, 9.1MB]

Most of our section of the coast path is on the pavement so it's easy to get around, but you will come across some steep hills and there are cobbled streets around the barbican and the Royal William Yard. There are also some steps in the Hooe Lake and Turnchapel areas. From Mount Batten to Jennycliff the route goes off-road and becomes hilly with lots of steps