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Morvah to Zennor using the Coastal Path
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Photo from the walk - Morvah to Zennor using the Coastal Path

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

Using the South West Coast Path this Cornwall walk explores the section between Morvah and Zennor on the north Cornwall coast. The coastal scenery is excellent with rugged cliffs for most of the way offering an exhilarating walk. The route includes some ups and downs and utilises the local bus service. 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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