Encounter Walking Holidays UK Logo

1st March 2023 -    We are now fully booked on our coast path routes until the end of May but please send quote requests in for June onwards as there is availability for the rest of the year.  If you do plan to walk between now and June then our inland routes, Coleridge Way, Mendip Way, Saints Way  Dartmoor Way and Two Moors Way still have availability for most dates so please get in touch.

The Cornwall Mining World Heritage Site

Day 1  St Ives to Zennor 7 miles along The South West Coast Path

Overnight stops in St Ives  arrival point for your World Heritage Mining Walk

Todays Walking  

Tinners Arms Zennor Walking Holidays in Cornwall World Heritage MiningPassing around the iconic St Ives Island as you start your walk away from its golden sands into the tough twisting trail through the unique Penwith Coast and Moor Scenery towards Zennor - this section is one of the best coastal walks in Cornwall with an endless procession of rocky cliffs, headlands and coastal valleys.

CLICK HERE to read the full walking route description St Ives to Zennor on our St Ives to Penzance Coast Path Page

Todays Mining Heritage Highlights

Today is all about the walk into the western mining area from stunning St Ives as it starts to introduce the paradox of beauty and harshness in the mining landscape and  the cliffs and coves reveal the first visible remains along the coast path.

An overnight Stay in The Infamous Tinners Arms in the timeless little village of Zennor with a chance to explore the fascinating Wayside Museum  dedicated to the history of the area and the Church with its poignant gravestone for one of the areas many mining accident victims.

Overnight stops at Zennor after day 1 on the Cornwall Mining Trail


Asked Questions

Request a

Map of all
our walks

View options
for this walk






Go to top