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Hiking trail

Mawgan Porth to Newquay

Hiking trail · Restormel
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From Mawgan Porth head further along one of the prettiest stretches of the South West Coast Path.

moderate
9.6 km
3:00 h
162 m
144 m

This rugged coast of little coves and jagged headlands has been the graveyard of many ships. Local legends, expansive views and the three miles of sand at Watergate Bay are real highlights.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
70 m
Lowest point
6 m
Best time of year
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Tips, hints and links

This tour appears in the following itineraries:

WES(SWCP)PTS2

WES(SWCP)PTS3

WES(SWCP)PTS1

Start

Mawgan Porth (17 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
50.465756, -5.034102
UTM
30U 355640 5592394

Destination

Newquay

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.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.6 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
162 m
Descent
144 m
In and out Scenic

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