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YHA Penzance to Trengwainton Gardens

A leisurely walk (countryside) in Cornwall, England, about 3.37km (2.09 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 0:45. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 30m (98ft)
Loss 26m (85ft)
Max. Elevation 90m (295ft)
Elevation (total) 56m (183ft)
Start & End
YHA Penzance
Distance 3.37km
Duration ~0:45
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by Castle Horneck on 03 Apr 2011
Road and footpath walk to the National Trust gardens at Trengwainton. Footpath through Rosehill Farm can be muddy when wet.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map


OS Grid SW457303
Go out of the hostel gate, turn right and follow the Public By-Way to the end.
St Just Road About 0.45 km (~0.28 miles) from
OS Grid SW457299
Cross the busy road and bear right, using footpath
Lesingey Lane About 0.52 km (~0.32 miles) from
OS Grid SW452301
Cross back over the St Just road and follow Lesingey Lane
Heamoor Road About 0.82 km (~0.51 miles) from
OS Grid SW448308
Turn right at the junction
Madron Road About 0.53 km (~0.33 miles) from
OS Grid SW451312
Turn left at the junction to entrance of National Trust Trengwainton Gardens
Trengwainton Gardens About 0.04 km (~0.02 miles) from
OS Grid SW451312
Trengwaiton Gardens (NT)
Reservoir About 0.10 km (~0.06 miles) from
OS Grid SW451311
From Trengwainton, go back along Heamoor Road to the gateway and stile near the reservoir (not visible from road, look for derelict building)
Granite Stile About 0.27 km (~0.17 miles) from
OS Grid SW452308
Go over style at end of trackway, bearing right across field to next stile. Cross and walk diagonally across next field to top left hand corner. Go up the bank and over stile at top. Turn sharp right at top, over large stile and follow contour of hill around to the farm track.
Rosehill Farm About 0.50 km (~0.31 miles) from
OS Grid SW455304
Walk through farmyard, closing gates, and past the Farm House.
steep slope! About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid SW456304
Look to your left after the farmhouse to find a steep path down to the stream. Follow path and cross bridge at bottom. Follow path to top of hill and walk down the road back to the hostel gate.

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