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The Saints Way - Padstow to Fowey (Cornwall)

28 miles - 10 miles Easy Grade and 18 miles moderate - what this means

Golant Church Saints Way Cornwall Walking Holiday Coast to Coast

Highlights – Our most popular Coast to Coast route between two of the best harbour towns on the North and South Cornish Coasts. Gentle inland walking on ancient paths and lanes through hidden Mid Cornwall along a pilgrims trail following in the footsteps of Saints, Holy Men and their holy wells, celtic crosses and churches. On the way climb dramatic Helman's Tor and lonely St Breock Down with options to add in Cycling on the Camel Trail, The Eden Project and canoeing on the Fowey Estuary. Suitable for all walkers.

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Devon Coast to Coast - Two Moors Way crossing Dartmoor and Exmoor

104 miles - Mainly moderate walking but with some isolated open moorland stretches - what this means

Dartmoor National Park Two Moors Way Self Guided Walking Holiday Highlights - The ultimate South West Coast to Coast walk taking in the mighty moors of Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks with isolated and unspoilt mid Devon countryside in between. Tors, standing stones, Iron Age villages and deserted Tin Mines on Dartmoor.  Then the timeless unspoilt and unvisited villages of mid Devon linked by rolling pastures and green lanes before Wild deer, ponies, birds of prey, The Tarr Steps and carpets of heather on Exmoor. Starting from the South Coast at Wembury or Plymouth using the Erme Plym Trail before following the Two Moors Way with its sections of open access moorland walking where you are free to explore off path. 

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The Smugglers Way  - Looe to Boscastle (Cornwall)  

36 miles - 6 miles Easy Grade, 15 moderate and 15 strenuous with Open Moorland - what this means

Brown Willy from Rough Tor on The Smugglers Way Coast to Coast RouteHighlights – Coast to Coast through the high ground of Cornwall over the wild tors on windswept Bodmin Moor. Ascend Cornwalls highest peaks at Brown Willy and Rough Tor,  walk the hidden and rarely visited West Looe Valley, the raging Valency Gorge beloved by Thomas Hardy. Start from the fishing harbour on the South Coast at Looe, overnight at Daphne du Mauriers dramatic moorland Jamaica Inn and finish at the natural fjord like harbour at Boscastle. A perfect route for those who want to avoid the crowds this is seldom walked and takes you through areas of Cornwall unknown to its usual visitors.

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The St Michaels Way - Penzance to St Ives (Cornwall)  

12 miles - 9 miles Easy Grade Walking and 3 miles Moderate - what this means

St Michaels Way Footpath in Cornwall, Self Guided Walking Holidays UK

Highlights – Part of the European Pilgrims Routes that link from Southern Ireland to Camino de Santiago in Spain, this was the section used by Holy Men and Pilgrims to avoid Lands End. Now used as part of The Lands End Way Circular Coast Path route to give an inland coast to coast crossing over the narrowest point of Cornwall. Starting from Penzance and passing the iconic St Michaels Mount the trail passed through pasture and leafy woodland to the north coast at the cosmopolitan Harbour of St Ives. Highlights include the birdlife on Marazion Marshes, climbing the boulder strewn "Giants Home" at Trencom Hill and arriving at the golden sands of St Ives via Knills quirky hillside Obelisk.

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