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Brown Willy, exploring Cornwall's highest Tors
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Photo from the walk - Brown Willy, exploring Cornwall's highest Tors

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - easy/mod

The highest point in Cornwall is set amidst some wild moorland scenery. This walk visits the rocky outcrop and also includes some of the wild moorland that surrounds Brown Willy. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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