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Gribbin Head & Polkerris from Polruan
Introduction to Walk 2342

Photo from the walk - 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

This Cornwall walk from Fowey to Gribbin Head, starting in Polruan, includes 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 and a visit to Fowey. 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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