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Nare Head & Portloe from Veryan
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Photo from the walk - Nare Head & Portloe from Veryan

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1450 feet / 439 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Cornwall walk including Veryan, Nare Head, the fishing village of Portloe and a dramatic section of the South West Coast Path. The village of Veryan in Cornwall is noted for its round houses and the route also includes landscapes typical of Cornwall and in particular the Roseland Peninsula. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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