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England Coast Path: overview of progress

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This map shows the stretches that are open to the public and those where work is still in progress.

Published 26 June 2014
Last updated 18 November 2022 + show all updates
  1. Map updated as approval for Chapter 6 of the Kimmeridge to Highcliffe stretch report has been quashed by High Court Order. This stretch reverts to stage 4/5, partially approved.

  2. Map updated to show the Amble to Bamburgh stretch, the Whitstable to Iwade stretch and part 1 of the Iwade to Grain stretch (Ridham Dock to Kingsferry Bridge) are now open to the public.

  3. Map updated to show that parts of the Silecroft to Silverdale stretch are approved, and the remaining section of the Mablethorpe to Humber Bridge stretch is approved, so this is now at stage 5.

  4. Map updated to show that parts of the Isle of Sheppey stretch are approved, and the whole of the Hunstanton to Sutton Bridge stretch is now approved and is at stage 5.

  5. Map updated to show the Calshot to Gosport and Gosport to Portsmouth stretches are now open to the public.

  6. Map updated to show that the Tilbury to Southend-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea to Wallasea Island and Burnham-on-Crouch to Maldon stretches are now open to the public.

  7. Map updated to show that the Sutton Bridge to Skegness stretch, and parts of the Aust to Brean Down and Aldeburgh to Hopton-on-Sea stretches, have been approved.

  8. Map updated to show that part of the Aust to Brean Down stretch is now open to the public.

  9. Map updated to show the Shoreham-by-Sea to Eastbourne stretch is now open to the public.

  10. Map updated to show that the Isle of Wight - Wootton Bridge to the Medina and Eastbourne to Camber stretches are partially approved; the Kimmeridge to Highcliffe and Cleveleys to Pier Head, Liverpool stretches are approved and are now at stage 5.

  11. Map updated to show that the Mablethorpe to Humber Bridge stretch is partially approved, and the Humber Bridge to Easington and Gosport to Portsmouth stretches are approved and are now at stage 5.

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

  13. Map updated to show the Grain to Woolwich stretch is now open to the public.

  14. Map updated to show all sections of the Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy Island), Calshot to Gosport and Salcott to Jaywick stretches now approved; 1 section of the Bawdsey to Aldeburgh stretch (length BSA3) is approved.

  15. Map updated to show that some sections of the Gretna to Allonby, Hunstanton to Sutton Bridge and Eastbourne to Camber stretches have been approved.

  16. Map updated to show that some sections of the Cleveleys to Pier Head and Harwich to Shotley Gate stretches have approval and these are at stage 4/5. The final lengths (SGF1 and SGF3) of the Shotley Gate to Felixstowe Ferry stretch have been approved and this is now at stage 5.

  17. Map updated to show: all sections of the Penzance to St Mawes stretch now approved; all sections of the Marsland Mouth to Newquay stretch now approved; 2 sections of the Birkenhead to the Welsh Border stretch (lengths BHW1 and BHW3) are approved; the Burnham-on-Crouch to Maldon and the Jaywick to Harwich stretches are approved.

  18. Map updated to show that the Maldon to Salcott stretch is now open to the public.

  19. Map updated to show the Mablethorpe to Humber Bridge and Humber Bridge to Easington stretches are now at stage 4.

  20. Map updated to show that some sections of the Cleveleys to Pier Head, Salcott to Jaywick and Wallasea Island to Burnham-on-Crouch stretches have partial approval and are now at stage 4/5. The final length (SMC2) of the St Mawes to Cremyll stretch has been approved and this is now at stage 5.

  21. Map updated to show the Whitehaven to Silecroft stretch is now open to the public.

  22. Map updated to show that the Southend-on-Sea to Wallasea Island, Easthead to Shoreham-by-Sea, Kingswear to Lyme Regis and Minehead to Combe Martin are now at stage 5.

  23. Map updated to show the Bawdsey to Aldeburgh stretch is now at stage 4.

  24. Map updated to show that some sections of the Combe Martin to Marsland Mouth, Cremyll to Kingswear, Shotley Gate to Felixstowe Ferry and Silverdale to Cleveleys stretches have partial approval and are now at stage 4/5. Whitstable to Iwade stretch has been approved in full and is at stage 5.

  25. Map updated to show that Birkenhead to the Welsh border is now at stage 4.

  26. Map updated to show that Felixstowe Ferry to Bawdsey is now at stage 4.

  27. Map updated to show the Hunstanton to Sutton Bridge stretch is now at stage 4.

  28. Map updated to show that some sections of the Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy island), Iwade to Grain, Silecroft to Silverdale and the Isle of Sheppey stretches have partial approval and are now at stage 4/5. Tilbury to Southend-on-Sea stretch has been approved in full and is at stage 5.

  29. Map updated to show that Salcott to Jaywick stretch is now at stage 4.

  30. Map updated to show Cleveleys to Pier Head, Liverpool stretch is now at stage 4.

  31. Map updated to show that: the Newquay to Penzance and Easington to Filey Brigg stretches are now at stage 5; the Iwade to Grain stretch has partial approval and is now at stage 4/5.

  32. Map updated to show that some sections of the Aust to Brean Down, Marsland Mouth to Newquay and South Hayling to East Head stretches have been approved. The remaining section of the Amble to Bamburgh stretch has also been approved.

  33. Map updated to show that some sections of the Penzance to St Mawes and Southend-on-Sea to Wallasea Island stretches have been approved. The remaining 2 sections of the Grain to Woolwich stretch have also been approved.

  34. Map updated to show the Isle of Wight stretch (with the exception of the East Cowes to Wotton Bridge section) is now at stage 4.

  35. Map updated to show that some sections of the St Mawes to Cremyll, Newquay to Penzance and Amble to Bamburgh stretches have been approved.

  36. Map updated to show that Eastbourne to Camber and Tilbury to Southend-on-Sea stretches are now at stage 4.

  37. Map updated to show the Walney Island stretch is now open to the public.

  38. Map updated to show the Aldeburgh to Hopton-on-Sea and Wallasea Island to Burnham-on-Crouch stretches are now at stage 4.

  39. Map updated to show the Isle of Sheppey and Harwich to Shotley Gate stretches are now at stage 4.

  40. Map updated to show the following stretches are now at stage 4: Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy Island); Combe Martin to Marsland Mouth; Cremyll to Kingswear; Iwade to Grain and Shotley Gate to Felixstowe Ferry.

  41. Map updated to show that Silecroft to Silverdale and Silverdale to Cleveleys stretches are now at stage 4.

  42. Map updated to show the Shoreham-by-Sea to Eastbourne stretch is now at stage 5.

  43. Map updated to show the Southend-on-Sea to Wallasea Island stretch is now at stage 4.

  44. Map updated to show Marsland Mouth to Newquay stretch is now at stage 4.

  45. Map updated to show South Hayling to East Head is now at stage 4.

  46. Map updated to show Newport Bridge to North Gare is now open to the public and Penzance to St Mawes is now at stage 4.

  47. Map updated to show the Amble to Bamburgh stretch is now at stage 4.

  48. Map updated to show that the Aust to Brean Down stretch is now at stage 4.

  49. Map updated to show the Calshot to Gosport stretch is now at stage 4.

  50. Map updated to show that Newquay to Penzance, St Mawes to Cremyll and Gosport to Portsmouth stretches are now at stage 4.

  51. Map updated to show Grain to Woolwich stretch is now at stage 4.

  52. Map updated to show the Skegness to Mablethorpe stretch is now open to the public.

  53. Map updated to show Shoreham-by Sea to Eastbourne stretch is now at stage 4.

  54. Map updated to show that the South Bents to Amble stretch is now open to the public.

  55. Map updated to show Weybourne to Hunstanton stretch is now at stage 4.

  56. Map updated to show Highcliffe to Calshot stretch is now at stage 4.

  57. Map updated to show Easington to Filey Brigg stretch is now at stage 4.

  58. Map updated to show Maldon to Salcott stretch is now at stage 5.

  59. Map updated to show that the Sutton Bridge to Skegness stretch is now at stage 4.

  60. Map updated to show that Skegness to Mablethorpe and South Bents to Amble are now at stage 5.

  61. Map updated to show that East Head to Shoreham stretch is now at stage 4.

  62. Map updated to show Jaywick to Harwich stretch has reached stage 4

  63. Map updated to show that Burnham-on-Crouch to Maldon and Portsmouth to South Hayling stretches have reached stage 4.

  64. Map updated to show work has started on the Tilbury to Southend-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea to Wallasea Island, Wallasea Island to Burnham-on-Crouch stretches.

  65. Map updated to show work has started on the Eastbourne to Camber stretch.

  66. Map updated to show Lulworth Cove to Highcliffe stretch has been split into 2 separate stretches: Lulworth Cove to Kimmeridge Bay and Kimmeridge Bay to Highcliffe.

  67. Map updated to show work has started on the Felixstowe Ferry to Bawdsey and Bawdsey to Aldeburgh stretches.

  68. Replaced map: work has started on St Mawes to Cremyll; Grain to Gravesend has been extended and renamed Grain to Woolwich.

  69. Map updated to show work has started on the Shotley Gate to Felixstowe Ferry stretch.

  70. Walney stretch has been approved. Work has started on 2 new stretches in the north west: Cleveleys to Pier Head, Liverpool and Birkenhead to the Welsh border.

  71. Map updated: the end point of the Grain to Gravesend stretch was changed in March 2017 from Gravesend in Kent to Woolwich in London in order to join the capital to the England Coast Path along the Thames Estuary.

  72. Map updated to show that the Ramsgate to Whitstable stretch has been approved.

  73. Map updated; work has now started on the Humber Bridge to Easington stretch

  74. Replaced map: work has now started on the Penzance to St Mawes stretch

  75. Updated map; Hopton-on-Sea to Sea Palling now open to the public.

  76. Work has started on 3 new stretches : Mablethorpe to Humber Bridge; Amble to Bamburgh; Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy Island).

  77. Two new stretches at stage 1: Grain to Gravesend and Isle of Sheppey.

  78. Replaced map - work has started on the Shoreham-by-Sea to Eastbourne stretch

  79. Replaced map to show that Filey Brigg to Newport Bridge is open to the public and Newport Bridge to North Gare has been approved by the Secretary of State.

  80. Replaced map for opening of the path between Folkestone to Ramsgate and Camber to Folkestone.

  81. Updated map to show that work has started on the Calshot to Gosport and Gosport to Portsmouth stretches of coast.

  82. Replaced map with new version showing that the Brean to Minehead stretch is now open for to the public

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

  84. Replaced map to update name of Easington to Filey Brigg stretch (was previously Kilnsea to Filey Brigg).

  85. Replaced map to show Iwade to Grain stretch as 'work in progress' and change to name of the Portsmouth to South Hayling stretch.

  86. Replaced map to show change to provisional start date for 3 stretches in the east of England (numbers 35, 36 and 37).

  87. Map updated - work has now started on the Highcliffe to Calshot and Lulworth Cove to Highcliffe stretches.

  88. Replaced map to show that work has started on stretches of coast in Essex and the south west of England.

  89. 2 new stretches added: Hunstanton to Sutton Bridge and Aldeburgh to Hopton-on-Sea.

  90. 3 new stretches started: Gosport to South Hayling, South Hayling to East Head, East Head to Shoreham.

  91. 2 new stretches started: Skegness to Mablethorpe and Sutton Bridge to Skegness.

  92. Added updated map which shows Walney Island and South Bents to Amble stretches as 'in progress'.

  93. New map to show the 2020 programme

  94. First published.