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Ethy woods circular walk from Lerryn
distance 4.9mi Vertical gain +410ft Vertical drop -400ft Durée 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Winnow - Cornwall

This easy, well-marked route (but many stiles) follows open fields ways, paths and tracks in Ethy woods (National Trust) and along the lovely River Lerryn. You can discover St Winnow Church as well during this walk. Be careful, this walk is better at low tide because the footpath along St Winnow Church and the river can be partly submerged.

Walking Hall walk from Bodinnick ( Download : )
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Hall walk from Bodinnick
distance 2.43mi Vertical gain +325ft Vertical drop -364ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lanteglos - Cornwall

This easy circular walk from Bodinnick partly using the famous Hall walk provides a way to enjoy beautiful viewpoints over Fowey, Polruan and the estuary. You can discover as well the ferry terminal in use since the 13th century and Hall chapel in ruins.

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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 : )
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Gribbin Head
distance 5.06mi Vertical gain +574ft Vertical drop -581ft Durée 2h50 Moderate Moderate
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 : )
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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.

Walking Polruan from Lantic Bay ( Download : )
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Polruan from Lantic Bay
distance 5.41mi Vertical gain +932ft Vertical drop -928ft Durée 3h20 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Lanteglos - Cornwall

This pleasant walk with steep sections mainly along the coast provides a way to discover the stunning Lantic beach and the mouth of River Fowey including Polruan's old fishing village and his blockhouse built in the 15th century or Lanteglos church.

Walking Walk around Lanhydrock ( Download : )
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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.

Walking Walk around Deerpark Wood ( Download : )
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Walk around Deerpark Wood
distance 4.15mi Vertical gain +256ft Vertical drop -256ft Durée 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lanreath - Cornwall

This is an easy walk in Deerpark Wood mainly using tracks and paths.

Walking Black Head ( Download : )
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Black Head
distance 2.04mi Vertical gain +417ft Vertical drop -436ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in St. Austell Bay - England

This short (but with a few ascents and descents) circular walk from Trenarren mostly uses the South West Coast path overlooking St Austell Bay, Mevagissey Bay and even Chapel Point on clear days.

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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 Polperro by coastal path ( Download : )
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Polperro by coastal path
distance 3.71mi Vertical gain +692ft Vertical drop -709ft Durée 2h20 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Polperro - Cornwall

This circular walk with a few steep sections explores the attractive Heritage Coastline in South Cornwall including fishermen's village of Polperro and his lovely quaint harbour!

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A circular walk from Church bridge
distance 4.66mi Vertical gain +620ft Vertical drop -633ft Durée 2h40 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Duloe - Cornwall

It's a pleasant circular walk from Church Bridge. The route follows West Looe River before climb gently close to Muchlarnick for a nice view over hills and valleys.

Walking Talland Bay ( Download : )
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Talland Bay
distance 4.35mi Vertical gain +869ft Vertical drop -853ft Durée 2h45 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Looe - Cornwall

This circular walk with some steep ascents provides a way to discover Portnadler Bay, then the stunning and famous Talland Bay, well known as a landing spot for smugglers in the past.

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Walk around Cardinham woods
distance 4.78mi Vertical gain +541ft Vertical drop -515ft Durée 2h40 Moderate Moderate
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.

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The Dodman, Gorran Haven and Portmellon from Penare
distance 9.23mi Vertical gain +1004ft Vertical drop -1001ft Durée 5h05 Moderate Moderate
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.

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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!