South West Coast Path Cornwall and Far West
Land's End Circular and optional day trip to The Isles of Scilly
Walking Holiday

Tim Mine Heritage, Cornwall

Walking holiday on South West Cost Path with Let's Go Walking

Mousehole South west Coast Path letsgowalking walking holidays
South West Coast Path with Letsgowalking.co.uk

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South West Coast Path Cornwall and Far west
Land’s End Circular and optional day trip to The Isles of Scilly
  7 nights and 6 days Walking holiday

Enjoy a 64 mile self-guided walking holiday on the South West Coast Path along the Far West coast of Cornwall from Penzance to Penzance.
Visit the amazing sand dunes at Hayle, the quaint picuresque harbour at St Ives, the tin mining heritage at Zennor and Pendeen via Land’s End and finish Penzance. Then a relaxing day visiting The Isles of Scilly

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest choices of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Suggested Tour Duration:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
64 miles
Min/max daily distance:
4/12 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
easy to severe
Features:

St Michaels Mount
St Ives
tin miles and beam engines
Minack Open-Air Theatre
day trip to Isles of Scilly (optional)

South West Coast Path Cornwall and Far West
Land’s End Circular Penzance to Penzance
and optional day trip to The Isles of Scilly
  7 nights and 6 days Walking Holiday
Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Penzance
You make your ownway to Newquay. We can assist with coach or rail transfers if necessary. Car parking is available for the duration of the walk .

Penzance mounts Bay letsgowalking

Day 2: Penzance to Lelant     12 miles    Moderate 
You start your walking holiday on the South West Coast Path by heading for Marazion and St Michael’s Mount. If the tide is out you can walk there across the causeway, or take the ferry. Not to be missed! Then you walk the St Michael’s Way north across the peninsular to Leland. This path was one of the routes used by pilgrims on route from Ireland to Italy

Day 3: Lelant to Zennor    10 miles    Severe   
There are stunning views of Carbis Bay as you head towards St Ives. Then you walk along the most deserted and wildest stretch of the South West Coast Path. On a clear day you can see as far back as St Agnes Beacon. Seals can sometimes be sighted on The Carracks.

st ives letsgowalking walking holidays

levant mine letsgowalking

Day 4: Zennor to St Just.     11 miles   Severe
You begin today’s walk around Gurnard’s Head which was once an Iron Age settlement. The lighthouse at Pendeen Watch is in view for most of the day and there is plenty of industrial archaeology to poke around. Levant Beam Engine and Geevor Tin Mine are both worth a visit. On a clear day from Cape Cornwall you can see the Scilly Isles.

Day 5:  St Just to Porthcurno    12 miles    Moderate
There is plenty of industrial archaeology from the days of tin and copper mining to explore. Levant Beam Engine and Geevor Tin Mine are both worth a visit. On a clear day from Cape Cornwall you can see the Scilly Isles. Cape Cornwall is where the Atlantic Ocean meets the English Channel. After Land’s End you start going south-east and before arriving in Porthcurno you can visit the Minack Open-air Theatre.

porthcurno south West Coast Path with Letsgowalking

Mousehole South west Coast Path letsgowalking walking holidays

Day 6:  Porthcurno to Penzance    12 miles    Strenuous
The Telegraph Museum is worth a visit before leaving Porthcurno. The walking route goes through Mousehole, pronounced “Mouzel”, a quaint fishing village, then you walk around Mounts Bay via Newlyn back to Penzance.

Day 7:  Day trip to Scilly Isles    4 miles    easy  or Extra day in Penzance
An optional day trip on the Scillonian from Penzance to St Marys in the Isles of Scilly. Enjoy the peaceful town of Hugh Town and a gentle stroll around St Marys. Sailing times to and from the Isles of Scilly vary according to tides and so if the sailing times are not favourable to making the most of your day on the Isles of Scilly this day trip to the Isles of Scilly will be rescheduled for day 2 of the itinerary.
Alternatively have a rest day in Penzance and/or visit the many gardens in the area.

Optional Day in Penzance.

Day 8: Depart after breakfast
Depart after breakfast or extend your holiday and spend some time in the area.
We can transfer you to your car or you can depart by train or bus.

South West Coast Path 8 day itinerary
Lands End Circular

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Penzance
Day 2: Penzance to Lelant, via St Michael’s                  12 miles  moderate
Day 3: Lelant to Zennor, via St Ives                               10 miles  severe
Day 4: Zennor to Cape Cornwall                                    11 miles  severe
Day 5: Cape Cornwall to Porthcurno, via Land’s End  12 miles  moderate
Day 6: Porthcurno to Penzance. via Lamorna               12 miles  strenuous
Day 7: optionsal day trip to Isles of Scilly, or extra day in Penzance
Optional Day: extra day in Penzance to visit gardens and museums
Day 8: Depart Penzance

Prices WITH day trip to Isles of Scilly
6 days walking and 7 nights

£630pp
dbl/twin

£833pp
single occ

£868pp
solo traveller

Prices WITHOUT day trip to Isles of Scilly
5 days walking, extra day in Penzance, and 7 nights

£595pp
dbl/twin

£798pp
single occ

£833pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Optional Accommodation Upgrades for
South West Coast Path Lands End Circular

Can be added when booking online

Subject to availability              Supplement per person per night

St Just
Cape Cornwall Golf Club

double/twin
£22.98

single
£30.00

What’s included
in your UK walking holiday on the South West Coast Path

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • guide book
  • Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday on the South West Coast Path

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
in your UK walking holiday on the South West Coast Path

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Plane to Newquay where we can arrange transfer to Penzance
  • By Car to Penzance where parking is available
  • By Train to Penzance
  • By Bus to Penzance

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