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Walking Holiday on the UK's
South West Coast Path

from Land's End to Helford or Falmouth

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booking
available
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Walking holiday on South West Coast Path Cornwall    
Suggested Tour Duration:
7 nights, 6 days walking, or
8 nights, 7 days walking
Total Distance:
69 miles or 79 miles
Min/max daily distance:
9/14 miles
Average Daily distance:
11 miles
Grading:
easy to strenuous
Features:
St Michael's Mount,
Porthleven Sands
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Day 1: Arrive Land's End or Penzance
If arriving by car, you make your own way to Penzance. We can assist with coach transfers if necessary. Car parking is available for the duration of the walk.
Magnificent Porthcurno, Cornwall on SWCP walking holiday Day 2: Land's End to Porthcurno.    6 miles     strenuous
We can transport you to Land's End to commence your walking holiday. The views from Land's End are of course unrivalled. After tearing yourself away from Land's End the route heads towards Porthcurno where both the Minack Open-air Theatre and the Telegraph Museum are worth a visit.
Penzance, Cornwall on SWCP walking holiday
Day 3: Porthcurno to Penzance.   11 miles   strenuous, then easy
The route passes through Lamorna Cove, Mousehole and Newlyn before arriving in Penzance. For most of the day there are great views of Mounts Bay.
From Penzance you can take the Scillonian ferry for a walking holiday on the Isles of Scilly.
Optional Day: day trip to Isles of Scilly.
There are frequent day trip sailings to the Isles of Scilly. Check your date here.
St Michael's Mount, Cornwall on SWCP walking holiday Day 4: Penzance to Porthleven.    14 miles     strenuous    
You start the day by walking to Marazion where, if the tide is out, you can walk across the causeway to St Michael's Mount, or take the ferry. Not to be missed! Then around Cudden Point to Prussia Cove and Betsy's Cove which were a haunt of an eighteenth-century smuggler named John Carter who called himself 'King of Prussia'. After Hoe Point and Trewavas Head to will see Porthleven, the stop for tonight.
Day 5: Porthleven to Lizard.    14 miles    moderate
Porthleven Sands has been voted the 2nd best beach walk in Britain by Country Walking magazine. You walk across Loo Bar, the shingle spit that blocks the course of the River Cober from the sea and creates Loo Pool, the largest natural freshwater lake in the West Country. After Mullion Cove and Kynance Cove you arrive at The Lizard, the most southerly point of England.
Kynance Cove, Cornwall on SWCP walking holiday
Cadgwith, Cornwall on SWCP walking holiday
Day 6: Lizard to Coverack.    11 miles    strenuous    
Take a tour of the lighthouse and the famous wireless station before making your way on to Bass Point. At Cadgwith the route passes through National Trust land to Poltesco. Then along Kennack Sands and around Black Head to Coverack, which has a lovely little harbour.
Day 7: Coverack to Helford.   13 miles      moderate
Rounding Coverack Beach to Lowland Point, then on past Godrey Cove and Porthoustock. When you get to Porthallow you will be pleased to know that you are at the halfway point of the entire South West Coast Path. At Gillian Greek you can take a shortcut via the stepping stones across to St Anthony-in-Meneage if the tide is out. All too soon you are in Helford.
Helford, Cornwall on SWCP walking holiday
Falmouth, Cornwall on SWCP walking holiday Optional Day: Helford Passage to Falmouth.    10 miles     moderate
After crossing the Helford River the gardens of Trebah, Carwinion and Glendurgan are worth a visit before you commence on the coast path. The wooded path follows along the Helford River and there are occasional views of the estuary through the trees. You head out towards Rosemullion Head where you can see Falmouth and Pendennis Point in the distance. Pendennis Castle, and its counterpart at St Mawes, date from the mid-16th century.
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Other walks
in Cornwall include:

SWCP
NE Cornwall


SWCP
NW Cornwall


SWCP Land's End Circular

SWCP
SW Cornwall


SWCP
SE Cornwall


Saints Way

Copper Trail

Great Gardens of Cornwall

Isles of Scilly
This walking holiday in the UK on the South West Coast Path operates March to October and in either direction.
Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the coast path you want to walk.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
We pride ourselves in offering the widest choice of bespoke walking holidays on the South West Coast Path.

Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Day 8: Depart after breakfast.

What's included
in your UK walking holiday
on the South West Coast Path

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • guide book
  • Ordnance Survey maps 1:25,000
Land's End to Helford:
8 day itinerary
6 days walking and 7 nights accommodation
£630pp
dbl/twin
£833pp
single occ
£868pp
solo traveller
Book South West Coast Path Land's End to Helford walking holiday online now
All prices subject to change
Extra night in Penzance from £48 per person
Extra night in Penzance and day trip to Isles of Scilly from £105 per person

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
on the South West Coast Path

  • upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
Land's End to Falmouth:
9 day itinerary
7 days walking and 8 nights accommodation
£720pp
dbl/twin
£952pp
single occ
£992pp
solo traveller
Book South West Coast Path Land's End to Falmouth walking holiday online now
All prices subject to change
Extra night in Penzance from £48 per person
Extra night in Penzance and day trip to Isles of Scilly from £105 per person
How to get there
By Plane to Newquay where we can arrange transfer to Land's End
By Car to Penzance where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Penzance where we can arrange transfer to Land's End
Optional Accommodation Upgrades
Can be added when booking online
Subject to availability                  Supplement per person per night
Mousehole Double/Twin Single Room
Ship Inn £19.98 £37.00
If you would like to stay at Ship Inn in Mousehole, we can revise the itinerary so that this is an overnight stop.
Porthleven Double/Twin Single Room
Harbour Inn £16.98 £35.00
Mullion Double/Twin Single Room
Polurrian Bay Hotel £65.00 £85.00
If you would like to stay at Polurrian Bay Hotel in Mullion, we can revise the itinerary so that this is an overnight stop.
Coverack Double/Twin Single Room
Coverack Bay Hotel £111.98 £41.00
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