Stepper Point and Pepper Hole from Lellizzick Farm

This short walk close to Lellizzick offers great views towards the mouth of the River Camel and Pentire Point. You will also reach beautiful coves and cliff holes including Harbour Cove, Butter and Pepper holes.

Technical sheet
No. 4087833
A Padstow walk posted on 21/09/20 by charentimoy. Update : 27/01/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h20[?]
Distance Distance : 2.48mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 266ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 240ft
Highest point Highest point : 203ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 20ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Padstow
Starting point Starting point : N 50.556524° / W 4.955193°
Download : -
Padstow Bay and Camel Estuary from open fields The mouth of the River Camel close to Harbour Cove on the right Butter Hole Pentire Point and Polzeath on the other bank of the River Camel Estuary

Description

Park your car at the car park down right in the field next to Lellizzick farm.

(D/A) From the car park, take the path leading to Harbour Cove and bear left at the fork following the yellow arrow. Follow Harbour Cove until you reach a gate next to the house. When you reach the small road, bear right and follow this road for 50 metres before you go down the stairs on your right close to Hawker's Cove.

(1) Go past the slipway and bear right to the asphalt road which reaches the narrow coastal path along the cliffs overlooking the estuary and Padstow Bay. The path leads to a point above Stepper Point where you can admire Pentire Point in front of you, Trebetherick and New Polzeath on the other side of the mouth of the River Camel.

(2) Follow the coastal path towards the Stone Tower you can see far away ignoring the left way which goes up to the Lookout Station. From the Stone Tower, the 360° view is gorgeous.

(3) Then, walk the coastal path along the low wall and follow the yellow arrow signpost to Pepper Hole until you see this beautiful arch down on you right. Continue the path on the right along the cliff with great views over Butter Hole and beach. Past this cove, head diagonally left to the gate at the corner of low walls. Past the gate, enter an open field. Follow the gravel road leading to a farm building.

(4) Go past this building on the left, then go through the gate leading to the road next to Lellizzick West Farm. Turn right and follow the road for 300 metres before you turn left on the track which goes down to the car park. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 85ft - Car park
1 : mi 0.62 - alt. 52ft - Stairs next to Hawker's Cove
2 : mi 1.47 - alt. 177ft - Stone Tower Viewpoint
3 : mi 1.73 - alt. 115ft - Pepper Hole
4 : mi 2.16 - alt. 161ft - Lellizzick West
D/A : mi 2.48 - alt. 85ft - Car park

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