Chapel Carn Brea

This very short and easy access walk climbs gently to Chapel Carn Brea overlooking the surrounding countryside. Enjoy the views from this important landmark, the most westerly hill in Britain!

Technical sheet
No. 3981076
A St. Just walk posted on 05/09/20 by charentimoy. Update : 22/12/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h25[?]
Distance Distance : 0.78mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 89ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 89ft
Highest point Highest point : 636ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 548ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : St. Just
Starting point Starting point : N 50.09737° / W 5.652877°
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View from Chapel Carn Brea Towards St Mount'sBay Towards St Buryan

Description

Park your car at Chapel Carn Brea National Trust car park (on the top of the road between Land's End airport and Crows-An-Wra)

(D/A) Walk heading south-west to a gate.

(1) Past the gate, go up next to the fence and bear left at the fork. Follow the main large path, ignore the first path on your right but take the second one at the T-junction past the orienteering mark (white and orange 8B).
You finally reach the top. You can discover the remains of the thirteenth-century chapel, Neolithic remains as well. The top overlooks the coast and you can even see Longships lighthouse on clear days.

(2) When you go back, turn left before the rocks, go down north-west towards boulders far away and turn right to the path targeting the car park slightly right.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 548ft - Chapel Carn Brea National Trust car park
1 : mi 0.06 - alt. 561ft - Fork
2 : mi 0.45 - alt. 630ft - Chapel Carn Brea
D/A : mi 0.78 - alt. 548ft - Chapel Carn Brea National Trust car park

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