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England Coast Path in the north west of England

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England Coast Path in the north west of England

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The map shows the stretches and provisional timings for improving coastal access in the north west of England. Use the links in the table below to find out more information about each stretch.

Stretch name Progress
Gretna to Allonby Stage 4 and 5: Partially approved (not yet available for public use - work to establish the route is currently taking place on approved lengths)
Allonby to Whitehaven Open to the public
Whitehaven to Silecroft Open to the public
Silecroft to Silverdale -
Beach car park, Silecroft to Green Road railway station
Open to the public
Silecroft to Silverdale -
Green Road railway station to Cove Well, Silverdale
Stage 4 and 5: Partially approved (not yet available for public use - work to establish the route is currently taking place on approved lengths)
Walney Island Open to the public
Silverdale to Cleveleys Stage 4 and 5: Partially approved (not yet available for public use - work to establish the route is currently taking place on approved lengths)
Cleveleys to Pier Head, Liverpool Stage 5: Open
(not yet available for public use - work to establish the route is currently taking place)
Birkenhead to the Welsh border Stage 4 and 5: Partially approved (not yet available for public use - work to establish the route is currently taking place on approved lengths)
Published 16 September 2012
Last updated 20 October 2022 + show all updates
  1. Map and table updated to show that more sections of the Silecroft to Silverdale stretch have been approved.

  2. The final 3 lengths of the Cleveleys to Pier Head, Liverpool stretch have been approved and this is now at stage 5.

  3. Map and table updated to show that length 1 of the Silecroft to Silverdale stretch is now open to the public.

  4. Map and table updated to show that some sections of the Gretna to Allonby stretch have been approved.

  5. Map and table updated to show that some sections of the Birkenhead to the Welsh border stretch have been approved.

  6. Map and table updated to show that a length (CPH5) of the Cleveleys to Pier Head, Liverpool, stretch has been approved.

  7. Map and table updated to show the Whitehaven to Silecroft stretch is now open to the public.

  8. Map and table updated to show that some sections of the Silverdale to Cleveleys stretch have been approved.

  9. Map and table updated to show that Birkenhead to the Welsh border is now at stage 4.

  10. Map and table updated to show that some sections of the Silecroft to Silverdale stretch has been approved.

  11. Map and table updated to show Cleveleys to Pier head, Liverpool stretch is now at stage 4.

  12. Map and table updated to show the Walney Island stretch is now open to the public.

  13. Map and table updated to show Silecroft to Silverdale and Silverdale to Cleveleys stretches are now at stage 4.

  14. Table updated to show that Cleveleys to Pier Head and Birkenhead to the Welsh Border stretches are now at stage 2/3.

  15. Map updated to show the Walney stretch has been approved. Work has started on 2 new stretches in the north west.

  16. Replaced map with updated version.

  17. Replaced map to show that work is in progress on the Silecroft to Silverdale and Silverdale to Cleveleys stretches.

  18. Added updated version of the map. Work on the Walney Island stretch is now 'in progress'.

  19. First published.