Created by coastguards to spot smugglers, the South West Coast Path is the longest national trail in the country. Our walking adventure brings you the best of of the coast path and West Cornwall, which is well known for its dramatic coastline, traditional fishing villages, golden sands, fabulous seafood and sub-tropical gardens. We explore the clifftops of the Penwith Peninsula with its spectacular scenery, high cliffs and pounding waters of the Atlantic ocean. Discover wildlife, picturesque villages as well as the historic mining settlements that silhouette the landscape. From the most rugged moorland cliff tops, to the charming streets of Porthleven and the uncrowded Lizard Peninsula, it is a walk of incredible beauty and an adventure that will live long in the memory.
Days 1 & 2: St Ives; Rendezvous in this vibrant artist's colony, walk a dramatic section of the coastal path across rugged granite moors to the village of Zennor, with its quaint church, and a great old pub called The Tinner’s Arms built in 1271. Zennor was home to D.H Lawrence, where he wrote ‘Woman in Love,’ Gurnards Head Hotel
Days 3 & 4: Sennen; Hike through the old mining districts of St Just and Pendeen, take a guided tour of the Geevor tin mine, cross headlands crowned by Iron Age forts and Bronze Age burial chambers, stay in the pretty village of Sennen Cove. The Old Success Inn
Days 5, 6 & 7: Land's End & Penzance; Hike through a landscape of outstanding natural beauty, with vaulted cliffs, sea arches and dramatic pink cliffs, enjoy the views out to Scilly Isles. Stop along the way to admire the lush gardens and enjoy a Cornish cream tea. Explore the remote Lizard Peninsula; enjoy the panoramic views of St Michael’s Mount, visit the pretty fishing village of Porthleven and celebrate having walked 104 km. Polurrian Hotel
Cornwall: tour details
|Duration||7 nights/8 days.|
|Difficulty||Moderate/Strenuous 15 km/day across moors and beaches on well-marked trails, with some rocky and hilly sections|
|Tour Price||us$3200 (single supplement $550)|
|Departures||18 - 25 September, 2022|
|Inclusions||Seven nights accommodation in comfortable hotels; all breakfasts and meals as listed in the itinerary; all activities listed in the itinerary; all transfers, tips and gratuities; the services of a professional tour guide.|
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