Cornwall walks are hard to beat. The walking scene is dominated by the South West Coast Path, where the steep landscape has been carved by the sea, making for dramatic hikes. While you’ll certainly feel the burn, you’re more than rewarded by stunning views as pink thrift bejewels the rocks and rugged cliffs hug secluded coves.
But it’s not all about coastal jaunts, there’s so much to discover on foot from mystical moorlands to quaint village strolls. Whether you fancy a short and sharp coastal hike or a gentler local meanders, here you’ll find the best walks in Cornwall.
The best walks in West Cornwall
West Cornwall is home to some of Cornwall’s most cherished places, St Ives, Penzance and Sennen to name but a few, are all nestled in this part of the Duchy. With atmospheric fishing coves, impressi...
The best walks in North Cornwall
Cornwall’s craggy coastline doesn’t get much more dramatic than the stretch around north Cornwall. While the walking scene may be dominated by the South West Coast Path, a good ol’ s...
Popular walking routes in Rock
Walks around Rock, Cornwall, are simply stunning. Situated on the Camel Estuary, ramblers can easily join the South West Coast Path at the Rock Quarry Car Park providing a plethora of walking opportun...
Walks in Falmouth
Falmouth is famous for its harbour. Together with the Carrick Roads, the estuary of the River Fal, it is known to be the third largest natural harbour in the world, and is the deepest in Western Europ...
Best walks & nature attractions in Newquay
Because you’re spoilt for choice with beaches in Newquay, it’s quite easy to spend a few hours just walking between them all. And they’re quite stretched out, for example from Fistral Beach to W...
Walking and rambling in Portreath
Portreath walking opportunities are vast, from coastal hikes to inland woodland walks, there’s something to suit every level. Surrounding Portreath are spectacular cliffs, and thanks to its coastal ...
Walks around Padstow
Padstow walks are a rewarding treat on the eyes and the thighs, thanks to its coastal location. You may want to simply meander around the harbour to blend in with the slower pace of life here, or if y...
Best St Ives Walks
While we understand that you might not want to leave this pretty harbour town, there’s so much to discover on foot with wonderful walks around St Ives. St Ives walks differ hugely in distance and di...
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