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Polzeath & Pentire Point from Rock
Introduction to Walk 3738

Photo from the walk - Polzeath & Pentire Point from Rock

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.4 miles / 18.5 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 7 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

Cornwall coastal walk from Rock on the Camel Estuary. The route uses the South West Coast Path past Brea Hill to reach Polzeath. Walk continues along the coastal path to Pentire Point and along the cliffs at Port Quin Bay. The walk turns inland to cross the peninsula using country lanes and paths to return to the start. Like many coastal walks the route includes many ascents and descents. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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