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St Gennys & Castle Point from Crackington Haven
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Photo from the walk - St Gennys & Castle Point from Crackington Haven

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A short but scenic and energetic Cornwall walk from Crackington Haven. The route includes St Gennys with its historic Parish Church and continues to enjoy the coastal scenery of Castle and Pencarrow Points while following the South West Coast Path. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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