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Hiking trail

Sennen Cove to Porthcurno

Hiking trail · Penwith
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A day of cliff top walking guides you to a major milestone of your trip,  Land's End and the most westerly point of Britain. 

moderate
10.5 km
3:15 h
141 m
94 m

This day includes wonderful cliff top walking and reaching Land’s End is a real high point on the South West Coast Path. Here views across to all of the amazing rock formations - The Armed Knight, The Irish lady and Dr Syntax head to name a few can be seen from here.  Heading onwards follow the path past many coves and cliffs to the spectacularly located Minack Theatre at Porthcurno Bay.  It is perched on top of the cliffs overlooking the bay and from here the steps lead down to the beach and the village.

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Author
Callum Broad
Updated: July 25, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
66 m
Lowest point
10 m
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This tour appears in the following itineraries:

WES(SWCP)STP2

WES(SWCP)STP3

WES(SWCP)STP1

Start

Sennen Cove (11 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.077626, -5.704643
DMS
50°04'39.5"N 5°42'16.7"W
UTM
30U 306490 5550765
w3w 
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Destination

Porthcurno

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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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Coordinates

DD
50.077626, -5.704643
DMS
50°04'39.5"N 5°42'16.7"W
UTM
30U 306490 5550765
w3w 
///obey.hawks.dime
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.5 km
Duration
3:15h
Ascent
141 m
Descent
94 m
Round trip Scenic

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