This companion guide to the South West Coast Path is intended to provide
added pleasure and knowledge for those have walked it in whole or in part, or
those who are planning to walk it.
With the inclusion of over 200 illustrations Ė
spectacular aerial photographs appearing alongside historic photos and
stories Ė this companion guide paints a picture of the places the walker will find
along the coastal route depicting them as they were in bygone days.
information will enhance the readerís experience of their walk, long or
short, helping them visualise the small villages, seaside towns and ports through
which they pass, as they looked in earlier times.
Philip Carter was born in Devon and was involved with the South West Coast Path Association
from its inception. Few knew the Coast Path better than Philip, and he authored a number of
books including The South West Coast Path - An Illustrated History, and Exploring the South
West Coast Path, upon which this Companion Guide is based.
Simon Butler is an author and publisher living and working in the Westcountry. His recent books
include The War Horses, Goodbye Old Friend and The Farmerís Wife. He worked closely with
Philip on the publication of his walking guides and, up to the time of Philipís death in 2011, planned
to publish several other walks books with him.
Imprint: PiXZ, ISBN 978 0 85710 097 9, hardback, 210x148mm, 144 pages. Punblished April 2015.