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Padstow from Little Petherick
Introduction to Walk 3589

Photo from the walk - Padstow from Little Petherick

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Time - 3 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

Easy North Cornwall walk from Little Petherick along shores of Little Petherick Creek north to the River Camel and on to Padstow. Explore the town and harbour and return along the Saints' Way back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers

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