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Hike to St.Ives

A hard section of the coastal path. It’s very up and down and mostly very steep but the views and... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Chris H
London, United Kingdom
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Lovely walk

Great cliff side walk with the bonus of stunning views. Suitable for those happy to put a bit of... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Lympstone, United Kingdom
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Starting at Lamorna Cove, this 5.3 mile yomp on the South West Coast Path will blow away cobwebs, with plenty of ups and downs and some low-growing trees to duck under in the Kemyel Crease Nature Reserve. Travel through the remains of more than 100...more
| Lamorna Cove Car Park, Lamorna, Penzance TR19 6XH, England
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All reviews great walk walking boots well worth the effort sheer drop lands end stunning views hard work muddy cove granite route woods clamber pace cafe parts birds
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an expensive car park with few facilities, but if you want to do a figure of 8 this is a great place to park/start, but remember it is`nt cheap

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank happyjack1948
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

A hard section of the coastal path. It’s very up and down and mostly very steep but the views and the little coves are stunning and well worth the effort! On one such cove we discovered the BEST cream teas to date! (See picture of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Great cliff side walk with the bonus of stunning views. Suitable for those happy to put a bit of effort in but be rewarded with refreshments either end.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AlisonG573
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This was the last part of a long, tough hike today. Lot of ups and downs and rocky surfaces. Muddy in some areas. Stinging needles and thorn bushes. Some incredible view. Nice walk down to Mousehole at the end.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JimW551
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We walked from Kemyel to Mousehole and back also to Lamorna and back. Yes there's no doubt that it's challenging in places but hey it's Cornwall..... It's rugged and that's all part of its charm. Get an OS map and some walking boots and go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank xena1
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We were told it would take about an hour and it was a bit up and down! Both understatements! In places it was very difficult to clamber over rocks with a sheer drop to one side and brambles/nettles the other. It took us over two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank GerbilQueen
Reviewed June 26, 2018

A beautiful hike between overgrown hedges, along the coastline and back to Mousehole through the fields. Absolutely a good experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank KittyLF
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

WEAR GOOD FOOTWEAR AND MAYBE USE POLES. This seemed like a good idea but quite tough even for the fit. Worth it in the e

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank videomaker24
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I love this walk and never tire of doing it. It covers every type of terrain and surface. Woods, fields, coastal, granite path, heathland, etc. Be prepared to stop frequently and enjoy the costal views. Make sure that you have waterproof boots as the going...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Matthew R
Reviewed January 30, 2018

We walked from lamorna to mousal it was fantastic, great views, lots of birds and wildlife, just the sort of thing to put you in a relaxed mood, then rewarded by some lovley real ale in pub.

Date of experience: September 2017
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