Pleasant coastal walk from Marazion to Mousehole past beaches and harbours, offering lovely views of St Michael's Mount.
An easy walk along coastal paths, beaches and coastal promenades. Initially walking from Marizion, the spectacular St Michael's Mount is ever present as you follow the shoreline path into Penzance passing many pubs, cafes and marinas. As you leave Penzance the walk ends in the lovely Mousehole with its small harbour and narrow winding streets filled with cafes, ice cream parlours and pubs. You can take the regular bus back to Marazion via Penzance.
Aside from enjoying the views of St Michael's Mount throughout the first section of the walk, check out the many art galleries in Penzance. When you reach Mousehole, spend some time exploring the tiny twisting roads and grab a famous Cornish ice cream from one of the many parlours!
You will spend some time walking along smaller roads where pavements are not available, take care and keep an eye for oncoming traffic.
When in Mousehole take note of any warning signs when exploring the harbour.
There are plenty of amenities on the route, should you require to purchase food or water during the walk. There are also number of toilet facilities available throughout.
As this is a coastal walk where the weather can turn quickly. Prepare for all types of weather and pack some waterproof clothing.
This walk covers a variety of terrain including sandy paths, beaches and tarmac paths therefore comfortable walking shoes are required. The route is relatively flat and walking poles should not be required.
You will pass a number of cafes and inns on the route should you require a refreshment to keep you going.
There are also other options in Mousehole.
The bus runs regularly between Mousehole and Penzance bus station, before you board another bus to Marazion. Ensure you have the correct change for each bus as you pay the driver directly.
Mousehole is pronounced Mouzel.
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