Route: From Clovelly to Poole (Popular Daily Distances)

The daily mileages of this itinerary are what 80% of our walkers choose to walk. These mileages will give you the chance to stop for lunch, and the opportunity to take photographs on most days, as occasionally there may be days with longer miles. Please consider the daily mileages if wishing to walk over the winter months due to shorter day light hours.

Itinerary & Costs


The Daily Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive
Clovelly
Day 2: Walking
Clovelly to Hartland Quay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 3: Walking
Hartland Quay to Bude
Distance: 15 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 4: Walking
Bude to Crackington Haven
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 5: Walking
Crackington Haven to Tintagel
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate
Day 6: Walking
Tintagel to Port Isaac
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 7: Walking
Port Isaac to Padstow
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Short ferry ride from Rock to Padstow.

Day 8: Walking
Padstow to Porthcothan
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 9: Walking
Porthcothan to Newquay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 10: Walking
Newquay to Perranporth
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

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

Day 11: Walking
Perranporth to Portreath
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 12: Walking
Portreath to St Ives
Distance: 18 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 13: Walking
St Ives to Zennor
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 14: Walking
Zennor to St Just
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 15: Walking
St Just to Porthcurno
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 16: Walking
Porthcurno to Penzance
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 17: Walking
Penzance to Porthleven
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 18: Walking
Porthleven to The Lizard
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 19: Walking
The Lizard to Coverack
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 20: Walking
Coverack to Helford
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Gillan Creek is tide dependent.

Due to a lack of accommodation in Helford this will be arranged nearby.

- Day 21: Walking
Helford to Falmouth
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy

Cross Helford River by small ferry.

- Day 22: Walking
Falmouth to Portloe
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Two ferry crossings are required on this stretch.

Day 23: Walking
Portloe to Mevagissey
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy
Day 24: Walking
Mevagissey to Charlestown
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 25: Walking
Charlestown to Fowey
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 26: Walking
Fowey to Looe
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

- Day 27: Walking
Looe to Portwrinkle
Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Please be advised that there is limited accommodation in Portwrinkle and this may be sourced nearby.

- Day 28: Walking
Portwrinkle to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 16 miles Difficulty: Moderate

A ferry is required between Cremyl and Plymouth.

- Day 29: Walking
Plymouth (Barbican) to Noss Mayo
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Yealm by short ferry journey.

- Day 30: Walking
Noss Mayo to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

Cross the River Erme which is tide dependent.

- Day 31: Walking
Bigbury on Sea to Salcombe
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.

- Day 32: Walking
Salcombe to Torcross
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Crossing Kingsbridge Estuary by ferry.

Day 33: Walking
Torcross to Dartmouth
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
- Day 34: Walking
Dartmouth to Brixham
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

Ferry crossing from Dartmouth to Kingswear.

Day 35: Walking
Brixham to Babbacombe
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 36: Walking
Babbacombe to Exmouth
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy

Two ferry journeys required. One from Shaldon to Teignmouth and one from Starcross to Exmouth.

Day 37: Walking
Exmouth to Sidmouth
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 38: Walking
Sidmouth to Seaton
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 39: Walking
Seaton to Lyme Regis
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 40: Walking
Lyme Regis to West Bay
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 41: Walking
West Bay to Abbotsbury
Distance: 9.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 42: Walking
Abbotsbury to Weymouth
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 43: Walking
Weymouth to Lulworth
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 44: Walking
Lulworth to Worth Matravers
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Lulworth Range is only open on certain dates to allow walkers to pass through. It includes most weekends, and public holidays. click here to check your dates

Day 45: Walking
Worth Matravers to Poole
Distance: 15 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
 

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

44 Days / 45 Nights 11.8 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 3


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £4,187 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £8,374

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