Idless Wood

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

Technical sheet
No. 3913131
A Kenwyn walk posted on 25/08/20 by charentimoy. Update : 14/12/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h40[?]
Distance Distance : 3.17mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 203ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 203ft
Highest point Highest point : 318ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 115ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Kenwyn
Starting point Starting point : N 50.289889° / W 5.061049°
Download : -
In Idless woodlands

Description

Park your car at Idless Wood Forestry Commission car park (about opening hours, you can find the link in the "useful information" section below).

(D/A) From the main car park, go straight heading to the barrier (no camping, no fires or BBQ's information), continue this track for 200 metres until you reach two large tracks.

(1) Bear left. Follow this path straight ahead ignoring yellows arrows and paths left or right on your way until your track joins a path entering the forest for 200 metres. At the fork (notice ferns and young trees in front of you), bear right going slightly down until you reach another fork.

(2) From this fork (protecting barrier on your left), bear right again entering the forest. Follow this pleasant path surrounded by conifers along the stream for 2 miles ignoring paths on your right.

(3) This path becomes a track which leads to a junction. Ignore the path on your right (yellow arrow) and go straight ahead. Go past benches on your left, then the track bends right and finally reaches the first fork. Continue straight ahead. You are back to the car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 115ft - Idless Wood Forestry Commission car park
1 : mi 0.1 - alt. 135ft - Fork
2 : mi 1.46 - alt. 223ft - Second fork
3 : mi 2.62 - alt. 141ft - Junction
D/A : mi 3.17 - alt. 115ft - Idless Wood Forestry Commission car park

Useful Information

For more information (opening hours...), use the link below.
https://www.forestryengland.uk/idless-wo...

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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