Businesses sponsor the South West Coast Path
27th February 2014
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Recent research has showed that during 2012 the Coast Path had 8.6 million users across the South West which have generated around £436m to the area, an increase of almost 15% in the past three years - helping support 9,771 full-time equivalent jobs.

Recognised as one of the UK’s favourite walks with a reputation as being among the greatest long distance hikes in the world.

Sponsorship packages include opportunities to use the brand, benefit from associated news, web and social media communications as well as getting involved in one of the South West’s biggest mass participation events.


The Great South West Walks, taking place from 20th – 28th September 2014, 1,500 people taking part in 100 guided sponsored walks of various lengths, to suit all types of walkers. Many will be themed to include heritage, wildlife and family friendly walks.

The Great South West Walks 2014 aims to secure £250,000; with £125,000 through individual participants’ sponsorship and businesses’ support, alongside £125,000 of matched funding through grant making organisations.


For further information regarding how your business can benefit from supporting the South West Coast Path please email or call 07786 330242.


If you would like to find out more about the work of the South West Coast Path Association, or if you are interested in taking part in the Great South West Walks, please visit


For further information about the income the South West Coast Path brings to the South West, please see the 2012 key findings summary created in January 2014 on the South West Coast Path Team’s website.

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Dave B

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