Route: From Boscastle to Portloe (Longer Daily Distances)

This itinerary is slightly longer than most of our walkers walk. Whilst you will cover more miles, you will also have less chance to explore the villages you come across or stop and take photographs. About 10% of our walkers choose this pace, and they are normally walkers with plenty of experience of long distance paths. We would not recommend walking this itinerary in winter months, when there is reduced day light hours.

Itinerary & Costs


The Daily Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive
Boscastle
Day 2: Walking
Boscastle to Port Isaac
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 3: Walking
Port Isaac to Padstow
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Short ferry ride from Rock to Padstow.

Day 4: Walking
Padstow to Mawgan Porth
Distance: 18 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 5: Walking
Mawgan Porth to Perranporth
Distance: 18 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Short ferry ride, which is tide dependent or alternative footbridge.

Day 6: Walking
Perranporth to Portreath
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 7: Walking
Portreath to St Ives
Distance: 18 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 8: Walking
St Ives to Pendeen
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 9: Walking
Pendeen to Porthcurno
Distance: 15.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 10: Walking
Porthcurno to Penzance
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 11: Walking
Penzance to Porthleven
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 12: Walking
Porthleven to The Lizard
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 13: Walking
The Lizard to Porthallow
Distance: 15.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 14: Walking
Porthallow to Falmouth
Distance: 17 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

There are 2 river crossings on this day. Gillan Creek is tide dependent, and a short ferry is required to cross Helford River.

- Day 15: Walking
Falmouth to Portloe
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Two ferry crossings are required on this stretch.

 

What's Included

  • Accommodation for the length of your holiday including the night before you start walking and the evening after your final day's walking in good quality B&Bs, Inns and small hotels. This will be en-suite wherever possible.
  • Breakfast - This may be a full cooked or continental option depending on accommodation. Evening meals can be arranged with certain accommodations for an additional charge.
  • A Personalised Holiday Pack containing maps and addresses for accommodations, pick up points and daily mileage information.
  • If you are crossing a river using a ferry or on foot at low tide then we will provide you with the relevant information to assist.
  • Luggage transfers between each accommodation. 1 bag per person up to 20 kilograms. Additional bags can be added upon request.
  • Phone line support between the hours of 0900-1900, 7 days a week for the length of your holiday.
  • If required, path to accommodation or round river transfers (free of charge)

Optional Extras

The following items are optional and can be removed to reduce the cost of your holiday.

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Important Information

Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

14 Days / 15 Nights 14.8 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 4


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £1,412 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £2,824

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