Route: From Zennor to Croyde (Shorter Daily Distances)

The daily mileages of this itinerary are less than standard giving you a great chance to explore the villages you come across, stop and take photographs or just spend time sitting on beaches or cliffs. About 10% of our walkers choose this pace, and they are normally either new to walking holidays, or like to take their time.

Itinerary & Costs

The Daily Itinerary

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Day 2:
Zennor to St Ives
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 3:
St Ives to Hayle
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 4:
Hayle to Portreath
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 5:
Portreath to Perranporth
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 6:
Perranporth to Newquay
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

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

- Day 7:
Newquay to Porthcothan
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Due to a lack of accommodation in Porthcothan, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 8:
Porthcothan to Padstow
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy
- Day 9:
Padstow to Port Isaac
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Short ferry ride from Padstow to Rock.

Day 10:
Port Isaac to Tintagel
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 11:
Tintagel to Crackington Haven
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate

Due to a lack of accommodation in Crackington Haven, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 12:
Crackington Haven to Bude
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 13:
Bude to Morwenstow
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Due to a lack of accommodation in Morwenstow, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 14:
Morwenstow to Hartland Quay
Distance: 8.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 15:
Hartland Quay to Clovelly
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

IMPORTANT - Due to the restricted access in Clovelly village, it is not possible for your luggage to be delivered to the hotel. Instead, bags are delivered to a store room at the top of the village. You can either take out items you need for the evening/morning or carry your own bag to the hotel. In both instances, if your bag is to be moved on, it needs to be in the store room for 09:00. Please ask when booking for further information.

Day 16:
Clovelly to Westward Ho!
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 17:
Westward Ho! to Appledore
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy
- Day 18:
Appledore to Barnstaple
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Easy

Ferry journey required from Instow to Appledore.

Day 19:
Barnstaple to Braunton
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 20:
Braunton to Croyde
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Easy

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



19 Days / 20 Nights 9.3 miles daily avg


Rating: 2


Number in Group: 2

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Cost £2,496 per person


Total Cost £4,992

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