A county filled with leafy woodland walks, picturesque countryside trails, and spectacular clifftop paths; Cornwall is one of the top walking destinations in the country.

We’ve picked some of the best walks in Cornwall for you to try.

Hall Walk in Fowey, Cornwall

Hall Walk

Beginning in Fowey, this popular circular walk undulates through leafy woodland paths, and over wooden bridges, and features two ferry crossings as well as stunning views of the estuary.

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Gribbin Head, Cornwall

Gribbin Head walk

The countryside to the west of Fowey is steeped in natural beauty. This walk to Gribbin Head offers breathtaking views combined with historical features, beautiful beaches, and stunning grassland meadows.

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Camel Trail

Join Cornwall’s popular Camel Trail at Wadebridge, where you can choose to head inland towards Bodmin or walk along the path, which hugs the River Camel, to the fishing town of Padstow. The trail is popular with cyclists, with bike hire available.

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bedruthan steps, cornwall

Bedruthan Steps

This stretch of coastline in north Cornwall is perhaps the most rugged and spectacular in the county. Walk along the coast path which overlooks Carnewas beach, or if the tide is out head down the steps and explore the beach itself.

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Kynance Cove, Cornwall

The Lizard Peninsula

Walk the path from Lizard village to Lizard Point, before taking a stroll across the dramatic clifftops towards Kynance Cove. Grab a fresh crab sandwich in Kynance Café and enjoy the stunning scenery.

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st ives, cornwall

St Ives to Zennor

Beginning in the small seaside town of St Ives, this rugged trail is not for the faint-hearted, with some trip hazards along the way. However, the breathtaking scenery makes the challenging walk worthwhile.

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