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Walking in Cornwall

Things to Do

The sea glistens, the salt air caresses and with the heady promise of golden sands to rest on, blanket under foot, brie baguette in hand, coastal walking contains all the elements of the good life. Invigorating, moderate exercise, stunning scenery and delicious delights al fresco.

Mawnan to Helford Passage

Distance: 2.1 miles (one way)

Terrain: Moderate with steep and narrow, uneven paths in places.

Dining opportunities: The Ferry Boat Inn, Helford Passage

Swanpool to Maenporth, Falmouth

Distance: 1.7 miles (one way)

Terrain: Fairly gentle with some stretches of narrow path.

Dining opportunities: Hooked on the Rocks at Swanpool, The Cove at Maenporth, Swanpool Beach Cafe or 'Life's a Beach' cafe at Maenporth.

A circular walk on the Helford

Distance : 4 miles

Terrain: Moderate, with uneven paths and a few steep inclines

This route illustrates the diverse range of landscapes on the Helford, taking you along the coast through lush gardens, ancient woodland, and open fields.