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Lizard Peninsula and Cornwall | 8 Day Walking Tour

Tour Includes:

Transport

  • Luggage transfer between hotels 

Accommodation

  • B&B's or Hotels from 3*- 5*

    Meals

    • Full breakfast daily at hotels except day 1

    Other Inclusions

    • Visits, tours and admissions
    • Headsets for walking tours
    • Ticket wallet & luggage tags
    • Smartphone App with GPS routs 
    • 24-hour emergency helpline 
    • Color coded routes on local maps 

    Tour Highlights

    Gunwalloe Cove

    Loe Pool

    Optional expansion to Isles of Scilly

     

    Day 1: Arrive

    Today you will arrive in Helston for your first day of exploring the Lizard Peninsula.

     

    Day 2: Circuit from Helston via Loe Pool (6.75 - 8.5 Miles)

    Enjoy a gentle start to the day with an easy circular walk around the Loe Pool, Cornwall’s largest natural area of fresh water. This route then continues into the woodland of the Penrose Estate and on to the little fishing harbour of Porthleven before returning to Helston.

     

    Day 3: Linear route from Helston to St Keverne, via Manaccan (5.5 - 9.5 Miles)

    Today begins with a short taxi transfer (included in the price) across The Lizard to Manaccan. From here you can explore the mysterious calm waters and wooded banks of Frenchmans Creek which inspired many novels from Daphne du Maurier. You will then follow the coast path south along beautiful rugged cliffs and sandy coves through the littleharbour at Porthallow to the village of St. Keverne.

     

    Day 4: Circuit from St Keverne via Coverack (6.25 - 8.75 Miles)

    This circular walk takes you south across the rich pastures to the coast of Coverack where pretty cottages cluster around the harbour. You then return along a section of the coast path that varies from rocky cliffs to flat and pebble covered. You will also pass the notorious offshore rocks on Lowland Point that has wrecked an estimated 150 ships.

     

    Day 5: Linear route from St Keverne to Mullion, via Arrowan (8 Miles)

    Today begins with a short taxi transfer (included in the price) to Arrowan. You then follow the South West Coast Path passing Kennack Sands, The National Trust “Old Serpentine Works”, Cadge with and Church Coves before arriving at Housel Beach near Lizard Point. It then a short bus ride from Lizard to Mullion, the largest village on the Peninsula with shops, inns, restaurants and an art gallery to enjoy.

     

    Day 6: Circuit from Mullion via Kynance Cove (6 - 8.5 Miles)

    Take the bus back to Lizard Village, the most southerly point of the British mainland. It has been a popular holiday destination since Victorian times and the coast around it still attracts modern travellers. From the famous lighthouse, follow one of the most dramatic and beautiful sections of the coast path back to Mullion, past the sheltered beaches and remarkable rock formations of Kynance Cove. Please note, the bus ticket costs £15 and is payable locally.

     

    Day 7: Circuit from Mullion via Gunwalloe Cove (6.5 - 8.5 Miles)

    Enjoy a walk over gentle hills, along farmland paths and a boardwalk across rare marshland, takes you to the coast at Gunwalloe fishing village. From Halzephron Cliff you have fine views back to Loe Bar and Porthleven. To complete the circuit of your tour, you follow the coast path past the sheltered beaches at Church Cove and Poldhu Cove back to Mullion.

     

    Day 8: Return Home

    Today you will start your journey home.

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