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

South West Coast Path Walkng Holiday
in Cornwall and The Lizard
Penzance to Falmouth
9 nights and 8 days walking

Penzance, Cornwall

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday
Itinerary in Cornwall from Penzance to Falmouth 10 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 Penzance to Falmouth
with optional day trip to Isles of Scilly

  9 nights and 8 days walking

Enjoy a 62 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 South West Coast Path walking holiday in one go!
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
Penzance to Falmouth
Suggested Tour Duration:

9 nights, 8 days walking
Total Distance:
62 miles
Min/max daily distance:
5/11 miles
Average Daily distance:
7 miles

Features:
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 Penzance
South West Coast Path Falmouth to Plymouth

South West Coast Path Walking Holiday
South Cornwall and The Lizard
Penzance to Falmouth
  9 nights and 8 days walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Penzance

You make your ownway to Penzance. 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

Optional Day:  day trip to the Isles of Scilly

There are day trip sailings to the Isles of Scilly Monday through Saturday.  Sunday sailings are only in July and August.  You overnight in Penzance.

Day 2: Penzance to Prussia Cove    8 miles     Easy/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.

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 3:  Prussia Cove to Porthleven    6 miles     Strenuous

Walking on from Prussia Cove to 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.

Day 4: Porthleven to Mullion Cove     7 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. before arriving at  Mullion Cove.

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: Mullion Cove to Lizard        7 miles   moderate
After Mullion Cove and Kynance Cove you arrive at The Lizard, the most southerly point of England. A popular walking area for hundreds of years.

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 Porthallow   5 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.

Day 8: Porthallow to Mawnan Smith    10 miles    Moderate
From Porthallow the South West Coast Path  passes Nare Point. 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. At Helford you take ferry across the Helford river to Helford Passage. After crossing the Helford River the gardens of Trebah, Carwinion and Glendurgan are worth a visit before you arrive at Mawnan Smith.

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 9 : Mawnan Smith to Falmouth    9 miles      Moderate
After leaving Mawnan Smith the South West Coast Path soon reaches 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. Falmouth offers a good selection of shops, resturants and pubs.

Optional Day in Falmouth

Day 10: 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
10 day itinerary
Penzance to Falmouth

8 days walking and 9 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:
arrive Penzance 
Optional Day: day trip to Isles of Scilly
Day 2: Penzance to Prussia Cove         8 miles
Day 3:  Prussia Cove to Porthleven      6 miles
Day 4: Porthleven to Mullion Cove       7 miles
Day 5:  Mullion Cove to Lizard              7 miles
Day 6: Lizard to Coverack                     11 miles
Day 7: Coverack to Porthallow               5 miles
Day 8:  Porthallow to Mawnan Smith   10 miles
Day 9: Mawnan Smith to Falmouth        9 miles
Day 10: Depart after breakfast

£891pp
dbl/twin

£1,197pp
single occ

£1,287pp
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
Penzance to Falmouth

Can be added when booking online

Subject to availability              Supplement per person per night

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.

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 Penzance to Falmouth:
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

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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