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YHA Penzance to Trengwainton Gardens

A leisurely walk (countryside) in Cornwall, England, about 3.90km (2.42 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:00h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 30m (98ft)
Descent 26m (85ft)
Max. Elevation 90m (295ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 56m (183ft)
Start & End
YHA Penzance
Distance 3.90km
Duration ~1:00h
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

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OS Grid SW457303
Go out of the hostel gate, turn right and follow the Public By-Way to the end.
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Cross the busy road and bear right, using footpath
About 0.45 km (~0.28 miles) from
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Cross back over the St Just road and follow Lesingey Lane
About 0.52 km (~0.32 miles) from
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Turn right at the junction
About 0.82 km (~0.51 miles) from
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Turn left at the junction to entrance of National Trust Trengwainton Gardens
About 0.53 km (~0.33 miles) from
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Trengwaiton Gardens (NT)
About 0.04 km (~0.02 miles) from
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From Trengwainton, go back along Heamoor Road to the gateway and stile near the reservoir (not visible from road, look for derelict building)
About 0.10 km (~0.06 miles) from
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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.
About 0.27 km (~0.17 miles) from
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Walk through farmyard, closing gates, and past the Farm House.
About 0.50 km (~0.31 miles) from
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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.
About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from

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