Reconnecting the Porthleven to Penrose South West Coast Path: Project updates


Parts of the coastpath between Porthleven and Penrose in Cornwall fell into the sea following intense storms last winter. A much loved and popular route, the team at Penrose have been working on a solution to reconnect this section of the South West Coast Path. Follow the project updates here below. 

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14 May 18

Fundraising appeal launched

It's going to cost £30,000 to reconnect the South West Coast Path between Penrose and Porthleven so an appeal has been launched to help raise funds for this project with the aim of having the project finished by autumn 2018.

Ranger standing in the distance at Penrose

20 Apr 18

Planning application submitted

Once all the supporting data was collected and we had finished the consultation process we submitted our application to Cornwall Council. This application is now live on the planning portal if anyone would like to leave a comment of support, it can be found here. The proposed date for determination is the 14th of June. Once we have the go ahead and have chosen a contractor we can begin work.

Cow in the fields at Penrose

17 Mar 18

Public meeting to confirm new route

On 17th March an open meeting was held in Porthleven where members of the public were invited to find out more about how they can get involved in helping with the project. The meeting was also a chance to share, and gain feedback, on the new proposed route.

Snapshot of the new proposed route for the SWCP between Penrose and Porthleven