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Gribbin Head & Polkerris from Polruan

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Paul Deane

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 2050 feet / 621 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SX131507
Lat 50.32652 // Long -4.627162
Postcode PL23 1QL (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Fowey has to be one of the most beautiful towns in Engalnd. It sits on the West bank of the River Fowey overlooking the natural harbour formed by the river and the Polruan Headland. Nowadays the harbour is mainly used by pleasure craft although large commercial ships still travel upriver to load cargoes of china clay. The local countryside is typical of south Cornwall. The hills are not as high as the north of the county and the coastline is less rugged.

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

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