South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday
in Cornwall and The Lizard
Lands's End to Falmouth
8 nights and 7 days walking

Porthcurno, Cornwall

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday
Itinerary in Cornwall from Lands End to Falmouth 9 days

South West Coast Path walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

South West Coast Path walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

South West Coast Path Walking holiday
on the UK’s South West Coast Path in Cornwall
from Lands End to Falmouth
with optional day trip to Isles of Scilly

  8 nights and 7 days walking

Enjoy a 79 mile self-guided South West Coast Path walking holiday on this section of the UK’s 630 mile long South West Coast Path, the longest of Britain’s 15 National Walking Trails.

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

On this section of the South West Coast Path walking holiday visit the amazing St Michael’s Mount at Marazion, the stunning Lizard Peninsula, the quaint picuresque harbours at Porthleven and Coverack, the picturesque Helford River and finish at Falmouth.

We are based in the South West of England and all our team have detailed local knowledge of the whole of the South West Coast Path.
We don’t expect you to do the whole walking trail in one holiday!
Take your time and enjoy the scenery and wildlife.

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 selection 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.

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday
Lands End to Falmouth
Suggested Tour Duration:

8 nights, 7 days walking
Total Distance:
79 miles
Min/max daily distance:
6/14 miles
Average Daily distance:
11 miles

Features:
Lands End
Porthcurno
Minack Outdoor Theatre
St Michaels Mount
Porthleven Sands
Lizard Point
Helford River
optional day trip to Isles of Scilly
This route connects with:
South West Coast Path Newquay to Lands End
South West Coast Path Falmouth to Plymouth

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday
Cornwall and The Lizard
Land’s End to Falmouth
  8 nights and 7 days walking

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Penzance or Land’s End

You make your own way to Penzance or Land’s End. We can assist with coach or rail transfers if necessary. Car parking is available for the duration of the walk.

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Day 2: Land’s End to Porthcurno    6 miles     strenuous
We can transport you to Land’s End to commence your walking holiday. The views from Land’s End are of course unrivalled. After tearing yourself away from Land’s End the route heads towards Porthcurno where both the Minack Open-air Theatre and the Telegraph Museum are worth a visit.

Day 3: Porthcurno to Penzance   11 miles      strenuous, then easy

The route passes through Lamorna Cove, Mousehole and Newlyn before arriving in Penzance. For most of the day there are great views of Mounts Bay.
From Penzance you can take the Scillonian ferry for a walking holiday on the Isles of Scilly.

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Optional Day: day trip to Isles of Scilly

There are day trips to the Isles of Scilly, Monday through Saturday. Sailings on Sundays are only in July and August.  You overnight in Penzance.

Day 4: Penzance to Porthleven    14 miles     Strenuous

You start the day by walking to Marazion where, if the tide is out, you can walk across the causeway to St Michael’s Mount, or take the ferry. Not to be missed! Then around Cudden Point to Prussia Cove and Betsy’s Cove which were a haunt of an eighteenth-century smuggler named John Carter who called himself ‘King of Prussia’. After Hoe Point and Trewavas Head to will see Porthleven, the stop for tonight.

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Day 5: Porthleven to Lizard     14 miles   moderate
Porthleven Sands has been voted the 2nd best beach walk in Britain by Country Walking magazine. You walk across Loo Bar, the shingle spit that blocks the course of the River Cober from the sea and creates Loo Pool, the largest natural freshwater lake in the West Country. After Mullion Cove and Kynance Cove you arrive at The Lizard, the most southerly point of England.

Day 6: Lizard to Coverack   11 miles    Strenuous

Take a tour of the lighthouse and the famous wireless station before making your way on to Bass Point. At Cadgwith the route passes through National Trust land to Poltesco. Then along Kennack Sands and around Black Head to Coverack, which has a lovely little harbour.

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Day 7: Coverack to Helford     13 miles      Moderate
Rounding Coverack Beach to Lowland Point, then on past Godrey Cove and Porthoustock. When you get to Porthallow you will be pleased to know that you are at the halfway point of the entire South West Coast Path. At Gillian Greek you can take a shortcut via the stepping stones across to St Anthony-in-Meneage if the tide is out. All too soon you are in Helford.

Day 8 : Helford Passage to Falmouth    10 miles    Moderate
After crossing the Helford River the gardens of Trebah, Carwinion and Glendurgan are worth a visit before you commence on the coast path. The wooded path follows along the Helford River and there are occasional views of the estuary through the trees. You head out towards Rosemullion Head where you can see Falmouth and Pendennis Point in the distance. Pendennis Castle, and its counterpart at St Mawes, date from the mid-16th century.

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Optional Day in Falmouth

Day 9: 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 Walking Holiday
9 day itinerary
Lands End to Falmouth

7 days walking and 8 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:
Arrive Penzance or Land’s End
Day 2: Land’s End to Porthcurno              6 miles strenuous
Day 3: Porthcurno to Penzance                11 miles strenuous, then easy
Optional Day: day trip to Isles of Scilly
Day 4: Penzance to Porthleven                 14 miles strenuous
Day 5: Porthleven to Lizard                      14 miles moderate
Day 6: Lizard to Coverack                         11 miles strenuous
Day 7: Coverack to Helford                       13 miles moderate
Day 8: Helford to Falmouth                       10 miles moderate
Optional Day: extra day in Falmouth
Day 9: Depart after breakfast

£760pp
dbl/twin

£1,032pp
single occ

£1,112pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra night in Penzance from £48.00 per person
Extra night in Penzance and day trip to Isles of Scilly from £105 per person

Optional Accommodation Upgrades for
South West Coast Path
Walking Holiday
Lands End to Falmouth

Can be added when booking online

Subject to availability              Supplement per person per night

Land’s End
Lands End Hotel

double/twin
£49.00

Single
please ask

Penzance
Yacht Inn

double/twin
£24.50

single
£55.00

You may be staying in Penzance more than one night on your itinerary, therefore the price of upgrade is the per night price.

Mousehole
Ship Inn

double/twin
£19.98

single
£37.00

If you would like to stay at Ship Inn in Mousehole, we can revise the itinerary so that this is an overnight stop.

Porthleven
Harbour Inn

double/twin
£16.98

single
£35.00

Mullion
Polurrian Bay Hotel

double/twin
£65.00

single
£85.00

If you would like to stay at Polurrian Bay Hotel in Mullion, we can revise the itinerary so that this is an overnight stop.

Coverack
Coverack Bay Hotel

double/twin
£111.98

single
£41.00

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What’s included
in your South West Coast Path Walking Holiday in UK

  • 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  South West Coast Path Walking Holiday in UK

  • 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  South West Coast Path Walking Holiday in UK

  • 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.

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday Lands End to Falmouth:
How to get there

  • By Plane to Newquay where we can arrange transfer to Land’s End
  • By Car to Penzance where parking is available
  • By Train to Penzance where we can arrange transfer to Lands End
  • By Bus to Penzance where we can arrange transfer to Lands End

A 630 mile walking route which starts in Minehead in Somerset, goes through Devon and Cornwall and finishes in South Haven Point in Dorset. This forms part of the England Coast Path.

South West Coast Path walking holiday in UK with Let's Go Walking

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