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distance 4.09mi Vertical gain +253ft Vertical drop -243ft Durée 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Just - Cornwall

This pleasant amble across the inland moors of Cornwall includes a number of ancient monuments including Chun Quoit, Chun Castle, the Dancing Stones and the Boslow Stone.

Crantock Beach and Penpol Creek from Crantock
distance 2.68mi Vertical gain +138ft Vertical drop -135ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crantock - Cornwall

This nice circular walk is an alternative and shorter loop at high tide when it is impossible to walk along the Gannel Estuary. During this alternative path, you will discover Crantock Beach, the coastal path along the estuary and Penpol Creek before you go back using paths across fields.

North Cliffs and Tehidy Country park
distance 3.49mi Vertical gain +184ft Vertical drop -184ft Durée 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Illogan - Cornwall

During this easy circular walk, You will discover Tehidy Woods along Illogan BR 2 trail and North cliffs using a small section of the South West Coast path.

Herodsfoot and Church Bridge
distance 4.59mi Vertical gain +318ft Vertical drop -315ft Durée 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Duloe - Cornwall

It's an easy and peaceful walk along the West Looe River using mostly flat paths and tracks in Woodlands.

Walking Dinnas and Trevose Heads ( Download : )
Dinnas and Trevose Heads
distance 3.12mi Vertical gain +213ft Vertical drop -230ft Durée 1h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Merryn - Cornwall

This easy circular walk leading to Dinnas and Trevose Heads provides a way to discover this beautiful section of the coastal path including Booby's Bay, Stinking Cove and Mother Ivey's Bay.

Bedruthan Steps, Park Head and Porth Meor Valley from Carnewas
distance 4.65mi Vertical gain +755ft Vertical drop -764ft Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Eval - Cornwall

This circular walk using the famous section of the South West Coast path next to Bedruthan Steps explores as well a beautiful arch rock next to Hight Cove and Porth Mear before you go back using quiet paths in the valley which leads to Pentire Farm.

distance 2.86mi Vertical gain +361ft Vertical drop -361ft Durée 1h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Goran - Cornwall

Not shown on the OS maps, the National Trust who own the land have created this Straightforward, easy, circular walk around Dodman Point. We followed up that circuit with a walk down to Hemmick Beach and back. A steep walk but perfectly doable! A bonus was the car park, National Trust owned so no charges there!

Penpol Creek and Gannel Estuary from Crantock
distance 4.95mi Vertical gain +269ft Vertical drop -266ft Durée 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crantock - Cornwall

This circular walk provides a good way to discover Crantock Beach, the Gannel estuary wildlife and a few paths inland. However, be careful, the entire loop can be walked only at low tide because you need to walk the Gannel Estuary for almost one mile! At high tide, you can walk the small loop named "Crantock Beach and Penpol Creek from Crantock" if you want.

Hollywell Beach, Kelsey Head and Pentire Point West from Cubert Church
distance 6.87mi Vertical gain +453ft Vertical drop -453ft Durée 3h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cubert - Cornwall

This pretty long circular walk from Cubert village goes inland following a stream next to Penhale Dunes and continues exploring a section of the coastal path along beautiful beaches including Holywell Beach and Poly Joke Beach. You will admire as well the Gannel Estuary and Pentire Point East from Pentire Point West. The return route uses Cubert Commons paths and tracks.

Cligga Head from Perranporth
distance 2.63mi Vertical gain +361ft Vertical drop -335ft Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Perranzabuloe - Cornwall

This small circular walk along the cliff leads to Cligga Head with beautiful views at sunset. The return path uses a balcony path which goes past next to remains of mine.

Chapel Porth, St Agnes Beacon and Trevaunance Cove from St Agnes Head
distance 6.1mi Vertical gain +945ft Vertical drop -958ft Durée 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Agnes (Cornwall) - Cornwall

This beautiful walk explores Chapel Porth, Wheal Coates and Trevaunance Cove walking along a section of the South West Coast path. You will discover St Agnes Beacon viewpoint and St Agnes village as well!

Tehidy Woods and Carvannel Downs from Basset Cove
distance 6.57mi Vertical gain +417ft Vertical drop -410ft Durée 3h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Illogan - Cornwall

This circular walk in varied paths provides a way to Discover the largest area of woodland in West Cornwall named Tehidy Country Park. Then, you will enjoy as well North cliffs and beautiful Carvannel Downs along Portreath coast.

Walking Navax and Godrevy Points ( Download : )
Navax and Godrevy Points
distance 3.38mi Vertical gain +354ft Vertical drop -344ft Durée 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Camborne - Cornwall

This walk explores the beautiful cliffs leading to the end of St Ives Bay and Godrevy Point in front of the island.

Carbis Bay and Porthminster Point from Lelant Church
distance 5.32mi Vertical gain +577ft Vertical drop -574ft Durée 2h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Ives - Cornwall

This circular walk with ascends and descents provides a way to discover St Ives Bay leading to Porthminster Point along the gorgeous coastal path including Hayle, PorthKidney, Carbis Bay and Porthminster beaches!

Hellesveor cliff and The Island from St Ives
distance 4.35mi Vertical gain +371ft Vertical drop -387ft Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Ives - Cornwall

This circular walk provides a way to approach St Ives by the coast, walking along cliffs and Porthmeor Beach, then reaching St Ives Head including the gorgeous viewpoint from St Nicholas Chapel. You finally walk around the harbour.

Walking Rosewall Hill ( Download : )
Rosewall Hill
distance 1.53mi Vertical gain +174ft Vertical drop -148ft Durée 0h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Towednack - Cornwall

This short and easy walk leads to a nice viewpoint walking around the remains of past mining activities.

Zennor Quoit and Trendrine Hill
distance 2.65mi Vertical gain +233ft Vertical drop -249ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Zennor - Cornwall

This easy circular walk leads to a beautiful ruined megalithic burial chamber and continues to Trendrine Hill viewpoint.

Zennor Head, Tregerthen and Trevean from Zennor village
distance 6.22mi Vertical gain +689ft Vertical drop -682ft Durée 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Zennor - Cornwall

This circular walk from the lovely village of Zennor explores the coast path (with several ascents and descents in rocky paths) and uses also paths inland during the return route.

Porthmeor Cove and Gurnard's Head from Carn Galver mine
distance 4.82mi Vertical gain +761ft Vertical drop -761ft Durée 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Zennor - Cornwall

This circular walk uses a section of the South West Coast path leading to Porthmeor Cove and Gurnard's Head before you go back to the beginning following paths across farmlands close to Porthmeor.

Cape Cornwall and Kenidjack Valley from St Just in Penwith
distance 5.15mi Vertical gain +558ft Vertical drop -564ft Durée 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Just - Cornwall

This circular walk explores Cape Cornwall by the coastal path, less touristic than Land's End but wild and well protected. You will discover as well old mine shafts along the coast including Kenidjack Valley and Wheal Owles.

Nanjizal Beach, Land's End and Mayon Cliff from Sennen.
distance 5.74mi Vertical gain +725ft Vertical drop -751ft Durée 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sennen - Cornwall

During this circular walk, you will discover this famous headland in another way exploring the beautiful wild coast including the secluded Nanjizal Cove, Enys Dodnan Arch and Mayon cliffs.

Gwenapp Head, Carn Les Boel and Nanjizal Beach from Porthgwarra
distance 4.66mi Vertical gain +591ft Vertical drop -568ft Durée 2h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Levan - Cornwall

This circular walk provides a way to discover splendid granite cliffs along the South West Coast path leading to the secluded Nazijal beach with a beautiful rock arch. The return route follows paths inland.

Penberth Cove, Logan Rock and Rospletha Cliff from Treen
distance 4.86mi Vertical gain +699ft Vertical drop -682ft Durée 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Levan - Cornwall

This circular walk (with a few steep ascends) is a very pleasant way to explore a stunning section of the South West Coast path discovering one of Cornwall's best beaches including Pedn Vounder, Porthcurno and Porthchapel beaches.

Walking Chapel Carn Brea ( Download : )
Chapel Carn Brea
distance 0.78mi Vertical gain +89ft Vertical drop -89ft Durée 0h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Just - Cornwall

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!

Walk around Loe Pool from Helston
distance 6.26mi Vertical gain +220ft Vertical drop -200ft Durée 3h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Helston - Cornwall

This easy circular walk provides a way to discover the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall and Loe Bar using pretty flat tracks and paths in beautiful National Trust land.

Porth Mellin from Predannack Wollas
distance 3.6mi Vertical gain +377ft Vertical drop -367ft Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mullion - Cornwall

This pleasant circular walk explores a beautiful section of the South West Coast path leading to Mullion Cove. You can visit Porth Mellin as well before you go back using paths and tracks inland.

Vellan Head and Kynance Cove from Predannack Wollas
distance 4.93mi Vertical gain +328ft Vertical drop -335ft Durée 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mullion - Cornwall

This pretty flat circular walk allows discovering impressive cliffs walking along Vellan Head until you reach the lovely Kynance Cove. Then, the return route goes straight across The Predannack Downs.

Pen Olver, Lizard Point and Kynance Cove from Lizard village
distance 5.84mi Vertical gain +489ft Vertical drop -489ft Durée 3h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Landewednack - Cornwall

This circular walk mainly using The Lizard Coastal Walk is a good way to explore the most southerly point on mainland Great Britain including beautiful coves, turquoise seas and impressive cliffs

Chynhalls point and the Terence Coventry Sculpture Park from Coverack
distance 2.77mi Vertical gain +348ft Vertical drop -371ft Durée 1h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Keverne - Cornwall

During this pleasant circular walk using a section of the South West coast path with nice views from points, you will explore Coverack, a beautiful fishing village, coves and Terence Coventry Sculpture Park.

Lowland Point from Coverack
distance 4.21mi Vertical gain +387ft Vertical drop -417ft Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Keverne - Cornwall

This easy hike (except one steep ascent and a few stiles) leads to Lowland Point using the coastal path before you go back across meadows and farmlands.

Gillan Creek and Nare Point from Porthallow
distance 6.29mi Vertical gain +636ft Vertical drop -614ft Durée 3h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Keverne - Cornwall

This circular walk provides a way to discover Flushing and Gillan creek past the first section in farmland (many stiles). Then you will enjoy views from the South West Coast path around Nare Point.

Walking Porthoustock to Porthallow ( Download : )
Porthoustock to Porthallow
distance 2.81mi Vertical gain +407ft Vertical drop -387ft Durée 1h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Keverne - Cornwall

This circular walk with a few ascents and descents explores this coast section out of the South West Coast path and rarely frequented leading to Porthallow.

Helford Point and Dennis Head from Manaccan
distance 5.74mi Vertical gain +276ft Vertical drop -299ft Durée 2h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Manaccan - Cornwall

This pretty walk mainly using a section of the South West Coast path explores Helford Point and Dennis Head but also nice hidden coves along Helford estuary!

Walking Argal Reservoir ( Download : )
Argal Reservoir
distance 2.02mi Vertical gain +26ft Vertical drop -26ft Durée 0h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mabe - Cornwall

Enjoy this peaceful and flat path around Argal Reservoir overlooked by the lovely Mabe Church.

Walking College reservoir ( Download : )
College reservoir
distance 2.87mi Vertical gain +112ft Vertical drop -135ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mabe - Cornwall

This pleasant circular walk uses peaceful paths and footbridges along the reservoir and goes across meadows inland during the second part.

Maenporth Beach, Rosemullion Head and Toll Point from Mawnan Smith
distance 5.51mi Vertical gain +505ft Vertical drop -495ft Durée 3h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Mawnan - Cornwall

This walk using ways in the countryside inland and along the South West Coast path provides a way to discover beautiful beaches as Maenporth or Nansidwell. You will enjoy as well views from Toll Point and Rosemullion Head.

Pendennis Castle around the ramparts
distance 0.91mi Vertical gain +66ft Vertical drop -49ft Durée 0h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Falmouth - Cornwall

This very short walk is the easiest way to discover Pendennis castle from outside the main ramparts overlooking the stunning Fal estuary and St Anthony Head.

Around Trelissick Garden and Woods
distance 3.3mi Vertical gain +223ft Vertical drop -253ft Durée 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Feock - Cornwall

This short circular walk provides a way to discover pleasant woods around Trelissick Garden including Lamouth Creek and nice viewpoints over the Fal River.

Walking Idless Wood ( Download : )
Idless Wood
distance 3.17mi Vertical gain +203ft Vertical drop -203ft Durée 1h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Kenwyn - Cornwall

This easy circular walk close to Truro uses mainly tracks and large paths in beautiful woodlands.

Walking Walk around St Mawes ( Download : )
Walk around St Mawes
distance 4.24mi Vertical gain +292ft Vertical drop -299ft Durée 2h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Just-in-Roseland - Cornwall

This pleasant circular walk mainly along the coast offers some beautiful views over the Percuil River, Falmouth and visiting St Mawes on your way.

Walk around St Just-in-Roseland
distance 2.81mi Vertical gain +223ft Vertical drop -210ft Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Just-in-Roseland - Cornwall

This short walk is the perfect way to discover the very famous St just's church (13th century), incredible gardens and surroundings hills offering viewpoints over the River Fal estuary.

Walking St Anthony Head from Porth ( Download : )
St Anthony Head from Porth
distance 5.87mi Vertical gain +436ft Vertical drop -463ft Durée 3h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Gerrans - Cornwall

This pleasant walk situated at the southernmost tip of the Roseland peninsula provides a way to discover the artillery batteries on this headland, Towan and Molunam Beach. You will enjoy viewpoints over the mouth of River Fal, Pendennis Castle, Falmouth harbour and St Mawes as well.

Walking Nare Head from Carne Beach ( Download : )
Nare Head from Carne Beach
distance 3.5mi Vertical gain +341ft Vertical drop -358ft Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Veryan - Cornwall

This pleasant circular walk leading to Nare Head uses mainly the South Coast path. You will enjoy a beautiful viewpoint over Gerrans Bay and learn more about World War bunkers in this area.

Walking Portloe walk ( Download : )
Portloe walk
distance 1.52mi Vertical gain +318ft Vertical drop -312ft Durée 1h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Veryan - Cornwall

This very short walk mainly along the coastal path offers the opportunity to discover Porloe, a lovely Cornish fishing village.

The Dodman, Gorran Haven and Portmellon from Penare
distance 9.23mi Vertical gain +1004ft Vertical drop -1001ft Durée 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. Goran - Cornwall

This pretty long walk provides a way to discover the South West Coast path in this wild and protected area including Dodman, Maenease and Chapel Points. During this walk, you will visit as well two lovely villages, Gorran Haven and Portmellon.

Fowey, St Catherine's Point and Coombe Haven
distance 4.18mi Vertical gain +515ft Vertical drop -535ft Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Fowey - Cornwall

This walk from Coombe Farm provides a way to discover Fowey making a detour, St Catherine's Castle, the secluded Coombe Haven and Polridmouth Cove using partly the South West Coast path.

Walking Gribbin Head ( Download : )
Gribbin Head
distance 5.06mi Vertical gain +574ft Vertical drop -581ft Durée 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Fowey - Cornwall

This nice and easy walk mainly using the South West Coast path and the Saints way explores Gribbin Head including his daymark, Polridmouth Cove and Carlyon Bay.

Walking Luxulyan Heritage site ( Download : )
Luxulyan Heritage site
distance 2.85mi Vertical gain +256ft Vertical drop -230ft Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Luxulyan - Cornwall

This interesting walk mainly in woods provides a way of visiting the impressive Luxulyan Valley Heritage site including Treffry Viaduct, The Wheel Pit or Trevanney china clay kiln.

Walk around Cardinham woods
distance 4.78mi Vertical gain +541ft Vertical drop -515ft Durée 2h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cardinham - Cornwall

This easy walk (but with a few steep sections and stiles) mainly uses paths and tracks across Deviock, Quarryhill and Hurstocks woods. You can also see Wheal Glynn mine, an old silver and lead mine in ruins, during this pleasant walk.

Walking Walk around Lanhydrock ( Download : )
Walk around Lanhydrock
distance 3.84mi Vertical gain +377ft Vertical drop -358ft Durée 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lanhydrock - Cornwall

This easy, pleasant walk provides a way to discover this magnificent late Victorian country house, following paths in gardens, woods and along the River Fowey.