Discover the Southwest Coast of England in 6 days

  • Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish St Ives / Penzance
  • Distance 65 km / 40 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    March - October
  • Price From $681

Overview

This walking holiday through southwest Cornwall will take you along beautiful coastal trails, stunning cliffs, coves and dunes that will make your walks memorable.

Visit charming seaside villages and enjoy its great artistic and cultural range, which include the headquarters of the renowned Tate Gallery, the house and garden that belonged to the sculptor Barbara Hepworth and the Minack Theatre.

In short, if you are looking for beautiful beaches, with charming corners and villages, delicious seafood; Calm days of walking and some more challenging stretches, always accompanied by incredible views, then this route is for you.

  • Visit the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, featuring abstract geometric figures made of bronze.
  • Visit Kenidjack Cliff Castle.
  • On one of your walks you'll encounter Logan Rock, an 80-ton rocking stone.
  • Walk to Porthcurno Bay, located at the western end of Cornwall.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Baggage transfer service
    • Information dossier with maps and route details
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Travel to St. Ives
    • Travel from Penzance
    • Lunches
    • Evening meals
    • Personal equipment
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour
    • Improved hotel room upgrades (if available)

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    Start your journey in London, where you can take a train to St Erth, and from there another train to St. Ives.

    At the end of your route, you will have the following transportation options:

    Air travel: You can head to Newquay Airport, the closest to Penzance. Other options will be Bristol and a choice of airports in London.

    Travel by train or bus: In Penzance, you will find direct routes to London.

    FAQs

    This walking holiday has a moderate degree of difficulty, it is completed along coastal trails with some steep ascents and descents, so it is recommended that you are in good physical condition, that allows you to take the walks over hills comfortably.

    We recommend preparing for this trip by walking on mountainous terrain and doing cardiovascular exercise on a constant basis.

    We recommend that you book as soon as you are sure about your dates, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area.

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the detailed information about the specific equipment you need for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    You can call us to arrange a private transfer for you.

    If you prefer, you can also use public transport or local taxis to get to your next accommodation.