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Zennor Circular Walk - South West Coast Path Walk

| Zennor, St Ives TR26 3BY, England
+44 1392 383560
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No better views or sweet fresh air than on this walk!

For the fit and active these walks are marvellous. Be prepared for scrambling on the footpaths... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
riversideSue
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London, United Kingdom
Nice but better walks in area

Firstly ignore the review saying this is a difficult walk - it isn’t difficult in the slightest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jen_Andy_Lawson
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Leeds
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A 5 mile challenging but very rewarding walk on the South West Coast Path, with magnificent views and rich wildlife and historical interest. A fine wildflower walk in spring, when the squill and dog violet in the coastal grasslands are followed by orchids and tormentil.In autumn it's a great place for birdwatching, with flocks of kittiwakes and terns flying past.
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“tinners arms” (17 reviews)
“the pub” (11 reviews)
“walking boots” (8 reviews)
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| Zennor, St Ives TR26 3BY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For the fit and active these walks are marvellous. Be prepared for scrambling on the footpaths -- not good for buggies or wheelchairs! but great for taking the dog!

Thank riversideSue
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly ignore the review saying this is a difficult walk - it isn’t difficult in the slightest! It’s a perfectly nice walk but there is better coastline to be seen in Cornwall. Visit if you have time but otherwise try Kynance Cove, Lizard Point or...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never did the whole walk to st ives as it was too hot! The route is described as challenging, that is quite accurate! It needs walking boots as turning your ankle on the rocks is a distinct possibility!its very up and down. Beautiful views though!

Thank Zena C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start at Zennor car park in Zennor chapel cafe for £1 all day parking. Walk to Zennor head for spectacular cliff top views. Some area over grown on the path - care and sure footed ness needed.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Exhilarating vistas and interesting people along the way. Good to see folks 18 to 80 hiking from all over Europe.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Had a truly lovely circular walk from Zennor this early June weekend, lasting around3.5 hours at a pretty good clip, yet stopping. Although we had pretty good rain the day before, the path was dry. We started along coast, leaving from the car park adjacent...More

1  Thank excelenz2
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic walk, it is challenging and very muddy in places but worth the effort. We saw lots of seals and the views are fantastic. It takes about 4 hours, take plenty of water. The reward is a pint at the Tinners Arms in Zennor, great...More

1  Thank nicki s
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The cliff path is beautiful and, if you're used to walking, not too strenuous. You can take your time and drink in the unbelievable views if you get out of breath on the climbs. We saw a seal and a peregrine as we traversed this...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth doing, breathtaking scenes of the beautiful coastline, we saw the seals looking down at seal island. The walk goes through some tough bits climbing over big stones for a little bit. Definitely recommend sturdy boots or trainers. Tinners arms was lovely really helpful...More

Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

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Teddycame2
31 May 2018|
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Response from MrsSarahFox | Reviewed this property |
There are some large rocks in one area (perhaps 40 mins out of Zennor?) which are hard to scramble up so the dog may struggle there....the inland route is a lot easier but smaller dogs may need to be carried over the stone... More
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Response from nicki s | Reviewed this property |
I’m the same but the path is not right on the edge. It’s an amazing walk, do it you’ll be fine.
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