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Chun Quoit and Botallack from Carnyorth
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Photo from the walk - 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

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Cornwall walk includes neolithic Chun Quoit, industrial heritage at Botallack, a section of the South West Coast Path and moorland scenery with views over West Cornwall and Penwith. Starting from Carnyorth, you are unlikely to meet more than a handful of people on this interesting walk in West Cornwall, which was home to an extensive tin mining industry. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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.

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South West Coast Path Map Booklet - Minehead to St Ives

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - Minehead to St IvesMap of the northern section of the 630 mile (1014km) South West Coast Path National Trail. Covers the trail from Minehead to St Ives along the north Devon and Cornish 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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