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Newquay to Perranporth

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Cross the River Gannel and continue on for a good stretch of cliff-top walking, with some steep ascents and descents, past secluded beaches and scenic headland. 
moderate
Distance 18.2 km
5:15 h
123 m
166 m
70 m
2 m
Leaving the busy town of Newquay behind you immediately find yourself on the famous surfing beach of Fistral. Then look out for the prolific wildflowers on West Pentire Headland and the colonies of kittiwakes and waders.
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Callum Broad
Update: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
70 m
Lowest point
2 m
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This tour appears in the following itineraries:

WES(SWCP)PTS2

WES(SWCP)PTS3

WES(SWCP)PTS1

Start

Newquay (30 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SW 81548 61786
DD
50.415230, -5.076249
DMS
50°24'54.8"N 5°04'34.5"W
UTM
30U 352492 5586859
w3w 
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Destination

Perranporth

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OS Grid
SW 81548 61786
DD
50.415230, -5.076249
DMS
50°24'54.8"N 5°04'34.5"W
UTM
30U 352492 5586859
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
18.2 km
Duration
5:15 h
Ascent
123 m
Descent
166 m
Highest point
70 m
Lowest point
2 m
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