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Nare Head & Portloe from Veryan
Introduction to Walk 1027

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

Grade - moderate

A 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. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to Plymouth

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to PlymouthMap of part of the southern section of the 630 mile (1014km) South West Coast Path National Trail. Covers the trail from St Ives to Plymouth along the west Cornwall and Devon coastline. This convenient and compact booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps shows the route, providing all of the mapping you need to walk the trail in either direction.
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