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Porthcothan to Mawgan Porth

Hiking trail · North Cornwall
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This short section can be busy with walkers but for good reason - the scenery does not disappoint! 

easy
7 km
2:15 h
85 m
79 m

A popular spot for Victorian-era holidaymakers, head up to the sea cliffs of Park Head and Bedruthan Steps before coming into the tiny seaside village of Mawgan Porth. 

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Author
Callum Broad
Updated: July 25, 2018

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
80 m
Lowest point
4 m
Best time of year
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This tour appears in the following itineraries:

WES(SWCP)PTS2

WES(SWCP)PTS3

WES(SWCP)PTS1

Start

Porthcothan (9 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
50.508432, -5.022311
UTM
30U 356606 5597116
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Destination

Mawgan Porth

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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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all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

Geographic
50.508432, -5.022311
UTM
30U 356606 5597116
what3words 
///interviewer.registers.sinkhole
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7 km
Duration
2:15h
Ascent
85 m
Descent
79 m
Round trip Scenic Healthy climate

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