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Fowey Loop Walk (In the Footsteps of Daphne du Maurier)

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  • Gribbin Head
    / Gribbin Head
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Today a loop walk takes you south along the coast towards Gribben Head; past Readymoney Cove and Polridmouth where Daphne du Maurier lived in Point Neptune and Menabilly.
moderate
Distance 15.2 km
4:30 h
283 m
282 m

After reaching the furtherst point, make your way back to Fowey along The Saint’s Way, way-marked with Celtic crosses.

This afternoon why not indulge in a cream tea at the Fowey Hotel just as Daphne du Maurier did when she lived here.

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Angus Smith
Updated: July 26, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
89 m
Lowest point
2 m
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This route is used in the following itineraries:

 

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Start

Fowey (11 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SX 12548 51654
DD
50.334920, -4.635374
DMS
50°20'05.7"N 4°38'07.3"W
UTM
30U 383616 5577148
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Destination

Fowey

Turn-by-turn directions

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
SX 12548 51654
DD
50.334920, -4.635374
DMS
50°20'05.7"N 4°38'07.3"W
UTM
30U 383616 5577148
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
15.2 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
283 m
Descent
282 m
Out and back Scenic Cultural/historical value

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