Polmanter Touring Park
Ideas for some great Coast Path walks near Polmanter Touring Park.
An invigorating walk, starting from St Ives and passing through some of its granite-cobbled streets through Porthmeor and out onto the South West Coast Path as it travels through the open heathland of Clodgy Point, rich in wildlife. The route returns through the ancient landscape of patchwork fields bounded by tumbledown granite walls: a prehistoric system granted special protection as being among the world's oldest man-made structures still in use today. The path is rough in places, and there is some ascent and descent...Read more »
Walk to Lelant and catch the train back to St Ives. A walk to blow away the cobwebs, travelling alongside the railway line high above St Ives Bay, through an area noted for rare wildflowers, migratory birds and novelist Dame Rosamunde Pilcher OBE. In the fifth and sixth centuries a number of Celtic saints are said to have established chapels here, and the ancient pilgrim route St Michael's Way follows a parallel path across the railway. Look out for medieval crosses in the churchyard...Read more »
A challenging but very rewarding adventure. From Zennor there is a series of roller coaster climbs as the Coast Path plunges down towering cliffs into beautiful coves and back up again. From Clodgy Point there is a fairly gentle walk back into St Ives. The remote landscape is beautifully wild and rugged. The path can be narrow and rough in places. Catch the early bus, allow plenty of time and stock up on provisions at the beginning of the day.Read more »