4.2 of 5 (5 votes)

Falmouth coastal walk

A leisurely walk (coast) in Cornwall, England, about 2.70km (1.68 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 0:45h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 31m (101ft)
Descent 17m (55ft)
Max. Elevation 30m (98ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 48m (156ft)
Start & End
Falmouth town (train station)
Distance 2.70km
Duration ~0:45h
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by jessicacayatana on 14 May 2010
Catch the lovely local train to Falmouth, stroll through the train and enjoy a lovely pleasant walk along the coast, with sea views and a couple of welcome tea breaks along the way.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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OS Grid SW811320
Start of the walk
OS Grid SW812320
Come out of the station and turn right on Avenue Road
About 0.11 km (~0.07 miles) from
OS Grid SW810319
...and carry on along Gyllyngvase Road which leads to the beach.
About 0.21 km (~0.13 miles) from
OS Grid SW809316
Walk along the beach right to the other side. Nice cafe here which serves food and drinks most of the day.
About 0.28 km (~0.17 miles) from
OS Grid SW807315
Walk along the coastal path until you get to the next beach.
About 0.20 km (~0.12 miles) from
OS Grid SW802313
This beach also has a cafe. From here you can either go back the way you came, or head up to the other train station (point 7) to make it more of a circular route. We did the first option so I don't know about the roads to the station, but I'm sure there are some quiet options.
About 0.57 km (~0.35 miles) from
OS Grid SW798322
The end of the walk (or Falmouth town station if you want to head back the way you came).
About 1.06 km (~0.66 miles) from

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