Along the South West Coast Path

South West Coast Path: St Ives to Penzance

Walk this rugged and remote section of the South West Coast Path in Cornwall from St Ives to Penzance, via Land’s End. Be prepared for some exhilarating walking and follow the trail that hugs the coastline on its way down to Lands End which is the most westerly tip of the UK. 

Wild flowers on the cliff tops and turquoise seas with golden beaches dominate with fantastic views, plenty of birdlife and delicious seafood all to be found on this 40 mile stretch of coast path.

The bustling fishing village of St Ives is your start point, and you will also encounter small fishing communities, such as Sennen Cove, Mousehole and Porthcurno with its spectacular open air theatre situated right beside the sea.
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Randonnée · Penwith
St Ives to Zennor
Parcours recommandé Difficulté Moyen
Distance 9,8 km
Durée 3:30 h.
Dénivelé positif 287 m
Dénivelé négatif 187 m

Leave St Ives, a bustling fishing village with a wonderful harbour, and follow the wild and rugged coastline south. 

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Randonnée · Penwith
Zennor to Pendeen Watch
Parcours recommandé Difficulté Moyen
Distance 11,4 km
Durée 3:20 h.
Dénivelé positif 256 m
Dénivelé négatif 310 m

Prepare for a challenging start to this section's walk, where the way turns rocky and sometimes damp,  but the rewarding views are worth the effort. 

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Randonnée · Penwith
Pendeen Watch to St Just
Difficulté
Distance 8,4 km
Durée 2:28 h.
Dénivelé positif 152 m
Dénivelé négatif 150 m

 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.

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Randonnée · Penwith
St Just to Sennen Cove
Difficulté Moyen
Distance 7 km
Durée 2:15 h.
Dénivelé positif 62 m
Dénivelé négatif 108 m

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Randonnée · Penwith
Sennen Cove to Porthcurno
Parcours recommandé Difficulté Moyen
Distance 10,5 km
Durée 3:15 h.
Dénivelé positif 141 m
Dénivelé négatif 94 m

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. 

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Randonnée · Penwith
Porthcurno to Penzance
Parcours recommandé Difficulté Difficile
Distance 18 km
Durée 7:00 h.
Dénivelé positif 247 m
Dénivelé négatif 289 m

Leaving Porthcurno, you will discover Lamorna, trade the open coast for some wooded walking and finish your hike in Penzance.

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