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Lamorna Cove from Mousehole
distance 4.96mi Vertical gain +538ft Vertical drop -515ft Durée 2h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Penzance - England

This hike from Mousehole, a lovely fishing village, provides a way to explore the South West coast path with ascents and descents (sometimes with technical skills) until you reach Lamorna Cove. The return way in farmland with Mont's Bay viewpoints is easier.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.