Cornwall and Devon Walks

• Walking • Jan 06, 2021 • 10 min read

Cornwall and Devon form the far south-west part of Britain and are a haven for locals and holidaymakers alike. Dramatic coastline plus wild moorlands, hills and valleys make it the perfect place to explore on foot or by bike.

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For the moment we need to explore locally, but there's no reason why we can't all plan for future staycations in this glorious part of Great Britain.

Catch up with ITV's Cornwall and Devon Walks, an eight part series with Julia Bradbury, plus explore the walks below to find footpaths in each area. MORE COMING SOON!

1. Land’s End walk

Porthcurno to Sennen Cove, via the Minack Theatre and Land’s End

Distance: 10.3 km / Time: 2-3 hours

Follow the walk: Land's End

Walking route in OS Maps for: PORTHCURNO - SENNEN COVE

This walk takes you from Porthcurno to Land's End, passing the awe-inspiring Minack Theatre, Sennen Cove, St Levans Well, Porthgwarra Beach and Gwennap Head, with some spectacular cliff views across deep blue waters.

Land's End

2. Padstow, North Atlantic Coast walk

Padstow to Trevone Bay, via Hawkers Cove, Stepper Point, Roundhole Point and Butter Hole

Distance: 7.8 km / Time: 2hrs

Follow the walk: Padstow to Trevone Bay

Walking route in OS Maps for: PADSTOW TO TREVONE BAY

This walk takes you around the coast from Padstow, along the South West Coast path and Prideaux Estate past Harbour Cove and Hawkers Cove on the Camel Estuary, Stepper Point, Roundhole Point and Butter Hole Cove to surfing hotspot Trevone Bay. A perfect walk for dramatic coastal scenery, rocky headlands, secret coves, towering cliffs and huge sandy beaches.

3. Dartmoor walk

ITV's 100 Favourite Walks - Bowerman's Nose

Distance: 15.7 km / Time: 4hrs

Follow the walk: Dartmoor

Walking route in OS Maps for: ITV 100 FAVOURITE WALKS - BOWERMAN'S NOSE

Next up with Julia Bradbury on ITV's Cornwall and Devon Walks is Dartmoor.

But if you can't wait for the next episode, here's one of ITV's Top 100 walks, taking in Dartmoor’s favourite legends, Bowerman’s Nose and Jay’s Grave. Explore the contrasting neolithic splendour of Grimspound with the historical impact of the stunning Hameldown ridge, before a descent into Widecombe to hunt for Uncle Tom Cobley.


ITV's Cornwall and Devon Walks, eight part series with Julia Bradbury airs Wednesday nights at 8pm on ITV.

Published: Jan 06, 2021 Edited: Jan 15, 2021

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