Route: From Zennor to Salcombe (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 2: Walking
Zennor to St Just
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 3: Walking
St Just to Porthcurno
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 4: Walking
Porthcurno to Penzance
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 5: Walking
Penzance to Porthleven
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 6: Walking
Porthleven to The Lizard
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 7: Walking
The Lizard to Coverack
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 8: 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 9: Walking
Helford to Falmouth
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy

Cross Helford River by small ferry.

- Day 10: Walking
Falmouth to Portloe
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Two ferry crossings are required on this stretch.

Day 11: Walking
Portloe to Mevagissey
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy
Day 12: Walking
Mevagissey to Charlestown
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 13: Walking
Charlestown to Fowey
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 14: Walking
Fowey to Looe
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

- Day 15: 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 16: Walking
Portwrinkle to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 16 miles Difficulty: Moderate

A ferry is required between Cremyl and Plymouth.

- Day 17: Walking
Plymouth (Barbican) to Noss Mayo
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Yealm by short ferry journey.

- Day 18: Walking
Noss Mayo to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

Cross the River Erme which is tide dependent.

- Day 19: Walking
Bigbury on Sea to Salcombe
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.

Day 20: Depart
Salcombe
 

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

18 Days / 19 Nights 11.9 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 3


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


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Cost £1,790 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £3,580

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