3.5 of 5 (4 votes)

From Zennor to Morvah on the Cornish coast

A leisurely walk (coast) starting and finishing in Cornwall, England, about 7.40km (4.60 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 89m (291ft)
Loss 73m (239ft)
Max. Elevation 120m (393ft)
Elevation (total) 162m (530ft)
Start
Zennor
End
Madron
Distance 7.40km
(4.6mi)
Duration ~2:15h
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by Anonymous Walker on 14 Nov 2013
This walk takes in a superb stretch of the Cornish coastline. Heading south from Zennor, the route hugs the coastline above its many cliffs and bays, and there's the chance for a bit of scrambling at Gurnard's Head as well. The Cornwall Explorer buses connect the two villages with Penzance.

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Waypoints

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Take the bus to Zennor on the north Cornish coast.
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Follow the path towards Zennor Head and Pendour Cove. From here, navigation is easy - just keep the sea on your right!
About 0.63 km (~0.39 miles) from
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Look out for the sea birds swirling around Gurnard's Head.
About 1.82 km (~1.13 miles) from
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Much of the coastline along this walk is managed by the National Trust, including this stretch near Porthmeor Point.
About 0.90 km (~0.56 miles) from
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Continue past the site of Bosigran Castle, an Iron Age cliff castle.
About 1.33 km (~0.83 miles) from
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Keep heading along the coast to Long Carn.
About 1.18 km (~0.73 miles) from
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When you see the church in Morvah, take the footpath away from the South West Coast Path towards the village.
About 0.74 km (~0.46 miles) from
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Pick up the coastal bus at Morvah, by the telephone box. Or you can continue into nearby Pendeen (about another half an hour) for a pub.
About 0.46 km (~0.29 miles) from

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