Great walks in the Falmouth area

There is a wealth of walking available nearby the cottages in and around Falmouth. Whether you want to enjoy part of the Cornish Coastal Path, or would like to venture farther afield, you will not be disappointed.

The north coast, which is only a few miles away, offers dramatic coastline and wave-swept, sandy beaches, while the south coast around Falmouth offers sheltered coves and picturesque harbours.

Ask us for more information about specific walks to do in the local area.

Walk number one – 6 miles in 3 hours

Maenporth is a much loved beach by holiday guests visiting Falmouth

SWANPOOL – TREGENDA – ROSEMERRYN – MAENPORTH – SWANPOOL

 

Farmland, woodland, an interesting church and an attractive stretch of the coastal path.

 

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Walk number two – 6.5 miles in 3.5 hours

Great walks

MYLOR BRIDGE – ENYS – FLUSHING – MYLOR BRIDGE

 

A woodland and farmland walk with a delightful stretch along the Penryn River.
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Walk number three – 5 miles in 2.5 hours

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MYLOR BRIDGE – HALWYN – RESTRONGUET – MYLOR BRIDGE

 

Superb creek and river views.  A longish stretch along quiet roads but the view makes it worthwhile.

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Walk number four – 4 miles in 2.5 hours

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STITHIANS CHURCH – TRESKEWIS – TREATHEAGUE – STITHIANS CHURCH

 

A pleasant walk through farmland then lakeside at Stithians with extensive views across the water.

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Walk number five – 4 miles in 2 hours

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FLUSHING – MYLOR HARBOUR – FLUSHING

 

Our favourite! Includes optional ferry trip from Falmouth, marvellous harbour views, quaint Flushing village, an old church and some farmland. Ideal for kids and dogs.

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Walk number six – 6 miles in 3 hours

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MAWNAN SMITH – MAENPORTH – ROSEMULLION HEAD – MAWNAN SMITH

A lovely walk through pretty farmland and out along the coastal path with some great views.

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Walk number seven – 4 miles in 2 hours

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MAWNAN SMITH – PENPOL – DURGAN – MAWNAN SMITH

 

A walk through farmland alongside the beautiful Helford River. There is a steep hill which is not for the faint hearted!

 

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Walk number eight – 4.5 miles in 2.5 hours

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FALMOUTH TOWN – SWANPOOL – PENDENNIS HEAD – FALMOUTH TOWN

An interesting town walk with a stretch of coast path and some magnificent coastal and harbour views.

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Walk number nine – 3.5 miles in 2 hours

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TREVONE – GOODAGRANE – MABE CHURCH – TREVONE

A walk off the beaten track through farmland and granite quarry country, with several awkward styles.

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Walk number ten – 3.5 miles in 2 hours

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CONSTANTINE – POLYWHEVERAL – SCOTTS QUAY – CONSTANTINE

 

A delightful walk through woods and farmland with one very steep hill. Try to do this walk when the tide is in.

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