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Pendeen Watch to St Just

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 There is a lot to see on this section of the walk to St Just, with astounding views out to sea, mine ruins and Kenidjack Castle.
Distance 8.4 km
2:28 h
152 m
150 m

Soon after leaving Pendeen you reach the remains of old tin and lead mines and then the Iron Age Kenidjack Castle—a wonderful place to take a break and look at the views towards Cape Cornwall. St Just is the next place on the map and is worth a detour if you are not stopping here, it is a thriving village with artists and is the most westerly town in the UK! 

 

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Callum Broad
Update: January 24, 2018
Highest point
96 m
Lowest point
21 m

Tips and hints

This tour appears in the following itineraries:

WES(SWCP)STP2

WES(SWCP)STP3

WES(SWCP)STP1

Start

Pendeen Watch (50 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SW 37972 35846
DD
50.164606, -5.670405
DMS
50°09'52.6"N 5°40'13.5"W
UTM
30U 309286 5560346
w3w 
///performed.foggy.mere

Destination

St Just (outside of town at the car park south of Cape Cornwall)

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

Coordinates

OS Grid
SW 37972 35846
DD
50.164606, -5.670405
DMS
50°09'52.6"N 5°40'13.5"W
UTM
30U 309286 5560346
w3w 
///performed.foggy.mere
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
8.4 km
Duration
2:28 h
Ascent
152 m
Descent
150 m

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