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The moors and hills of Penwith
Introduction to Walk 2616

Photo from the walk - The moors and hills of Penwith

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Ascent - 2100 feet / 636 metres

Grade - moderate

This Cornwall linear walk crosses the most westerly moors in England and provides an interesting route that is full of interest. The walk requires careful navigation and a degree of stamina visiting a number of summits along the way including Rosewall Hill, Mulfra Quoit Hill, Carn Calver, Watch Croft and Carn Kenidjack. The route ends at Dramatic Cape Cornwall. 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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