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Fowey & Gribbin Head from Polkerris
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Photo from the walk - Fowey & Gribbin Head from Polkerris

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This walk from Fowey to Gribbin Head, starting in Polkerris, follows sections of the South West Coast Path. The author Daphne du Maurier has strong connections with this part of Cornwall and the route passes through a landscape she was familiar with. With both coastal and countryside sections the walk includes a few challenging climbs. 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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