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The Smugglers Way

The Smugglers Way Walking Holiday -  Cornwall Coast to Coast Route Options

Smuggler's Way route profile

Grade of Walking

More information and examples of these walking grades

Smuggler's Way bar chart

  Fast Route  
Day 1 Looe to Jamaica Inn (Bolventor) 20 miles More Details
Day 2 Jamaica Inn to Boscastle 16 miles More Details
  Daily Average 18 miles  
  Relaxed Route  
Day 1 Looe to Liskeard 10 miles More Details
Day 2 Liskeard to Jamaica Inn (Bolventor) 12 miles std route   OR Ten Tors Option x  Miles More Details
Day 3 Jamaica Inn to Boscastle 16 miles More Details
  Daily Average 12.6  miles  

There are no fixed departure dates and you can travel any day subject to availability of accommodation, walking the route in 2 longer or 3 short days.

Ten Tors Challenge on  the Smugglers Way RouteBodmin Moor

Walking the route in three days experienced walkers can opt to build in  The Bodmin Moor Ten Tors option from Liskeard to Boscastle. Taking in a superb but challenging day from Liskeard via ancient stone burial chamber and two stone circles, long lost mining tramways, the renowned Cheeswring Rock Formation and 5 miles of open moorland in the most remote part of Bodmin Moor to rejoin the Smugglers Way at Jamaica Inn.

CLICK HERE for details on the Ten Tors Route.

Port Isaac South West Coast PathOptions to extend your walk along the South West Coast Path.

For superb variety add a section(s) of The dramatic North Cornish Coast Path to your walk

For instance

1 Smugglers Way Looe to Boscastle then East to Bude on the North Cornwall Coast Path  -  3 or 4 days walking in total

2 Smugglers Way Looe to Boscastle then West to Padstow on the North Cornwall Coast Path - 4 or 5 days walking in total

3 The 100 Mile Challenge - Smugglers Way, Saints Way and North and South Cornish Coast Path - 7 days in total

You can also start with a few days on the South Cornwall Coast Path from stunning Fowey or walking in from Plymouth to give a full weeks walking taking in the best harbour locations, scenery and highest peaks of Cornwall's Coast and Moors in a single week long break.

Contact us for ideas or quotes for an extended Smugglers Way experience.

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