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Chun Quoit and Botallack from Carnyorth

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SW374333
Lat 50.141494 // Long -5.676649
Postcode TR19 7QE (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

The far west of Cornwall is dominated by Land's End even though there are far more interesting things to see. This Cornwall walk combines Neolithic history, industrial heritage and great scenery yet avoids the crowds. Parking is available in the centre of Carnyorth (Grid ref. SW 374333), which is located on the B3306 St Ives to St Just road.

GPS Files - Notes

This GPS file is for private use only and is subject to copyright. It should not be used on other websites

GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

GPS files - right click or option-click the button and choose "Save As..." to download this file.

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 102Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 102Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 203Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 203Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 3325 Chun Quoit & Carn Kenidjack - easy - 4.0 miles/6.5 km

Walk 1225 Sennen Cove to Botallack - moderate - 7.5 miles/12.2 km

Walk 2616 The moors and hills of Penwith - moderate - 14.0 miles/22.8 km

Walk 1224 Men-an-tol & Ding Dong Mine from Bosullow - easy - 3.0 miles/4.9 km

Walk 2614 St Loy's Cove & Logan Rock - moderate - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.

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