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.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
Park your car at Lanhydrock National Trust car park. Head South following "House and Garden" signpost.
(D/A) Cross the road, go past the reception (kind of marquee architecture) following path under oaks.
::1: Walk along gatehouse and turn left before the public entrance heading to information red sign. Enter the wood and quickly tur left following the purple arrow. Go down this path named "Lady Walk" until you reach a beautiful beech tree at a fork. Leave the purple arrow which shows the left path but turn right. From now, you will follow . Continue down the path, go, straight then left until you reach a red gate.
(2) Past this gate, bear right on this gravel track, then left at the fork still following red arrows. After "Max gross weight 3 tonnes" sign, head to the red gate on your left (ignore the right one), cross the small bridge. Bear left and walk along the River Fowey on your right.
(3) Leave the red arrow sign on your left but go straight and cross the wooden bridge you can already see leading to the other bank. Continue this path along the river until you reach a road including the lovely Respryn bridge. Cross the bridge and immediately turn right going down a few steps. Go straight to the grassy path heading to the gate you can see in front of you far away and ignoring Respryn Bridge car park (National Trust) on your left.
(4) Go through this gate then a kissing gate until you reach a small footbridge over a stream. Cross it and immediately bear left onto this path leading to a red gate and a small car park joining a road. Turn left onto the road for a few meters, leave National Cycle Network 3 on your right but take the second one past the red gate following the yellow arrow. Follows these yellow arrows, but be careful crossing cycling trails (a blue one, Hart trail).
(5) The path joins a straight track, then crossroads. From now, follow the grey and white signpost (return to the car park). pay attention to cycles! Cross a final road and you are back to the car park.(D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 413ft - Lanhydrock National Trust car park
1 : mi 0.59 - alt. 348ft - Information sign close to the public entrance
2 : mi 1.18 - alt. 112ft - Red gate
3 : mi 1.81 - alt. 69ft - Red arrow trail
4 : mi 2.62 - alt. 102ft - Small footbridge
5 : mi 3.3 - alt. 397ft - Path joins track (follow grey signpost)
D/A : mi 3.84 - alt. 413ft - Lanhydrock National Trust car park
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