Encounter Walking


The Bodmin Moor Ten Tors Walk

Section Two -  Jamaica Inn to Boscastle - Bodmin Ten Tors Walk

Distance – 16 miles 

Grade –Strenuous walking on open moorland for the first seven miles that would be severe in bad weather. What these grades mean.  After leaving the moor moderate walking to Boscastle but with altitude very much in your favour as you are dropping from the highest point in Cornwall to sea level in one days walk.

Brown Willy Tor Cornwall from Rough Tor Bodmin Moor 10 Tors Route

Type  -  Open walking on High Moorland and Rocky Tors for 7 miles  giving way to paths and back lanes through upland sheep pasture. The final sections enter  a set of stunning deep wooded river valleys on the approaches to Boscastle and the coast.

Today’s Tors

From Cornwall’s highest point at Brown Willy a succession of Tors along the Rough Tor ridge which give arguably the best and most far reaching views in the whole of Cornwall.

Rough Tor Bodmin Moor Cornwall South West England Walking Holiday

You will complete your Ten Tors this morning with an easy climb over Tolborough Tor (348m) before a steep ascent to scale  Brown Willy (420m) One mile further north you reach a compact ridge line of the final three Tors  starting with  Rough Tor (400m), Little Rough Tor (390m) and Showery Tor (385m)

Today’s Walking

The route today follows The Smugglers Way path from Jamaica Inn to the coast at Boscastle

CLICK HERE to read the description and highlights of the final days walk to Boscastle.

Boscastle

Boscastle Harbour South West Coast Path Smugglers Way and 10 Tors WalkOn the north Cornwall Coast Boscastle is a tiny fishing village set in its own natural Fjord like harbour. Beloved by Thomas Hardy and part of the Wild Atlantic North Cornwall Coast its a place well used to providing for tired walkers arriving from the passing South West Coast Path.

CLICK HERE for Overnight stops in Boscastle at the end of your Ten Tors Adventure.

 

 

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