Walk - Gribbin Head

4.4 miles (7.1 km)

National Trust Coombe Car Park - PL23 1HN National Trust Coombe Car Park

Moderate - Moderate walking conditions

The area to the west of Fowey offers a variety of landscapes including superb views and many features of historic significance.

There are a range of wonderful places to lay your head near the Coast Path for a well-earned sleep. From large and luxurious hotels, to small and personable B&B's, as well as self-catering options and campsites. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

Fowey Hall Hotel

Take to the coast and explore the SW Coast Path less than half a mile away. For rest and relaxation, or excitement.

Fowey Harbour Hotel

A vibrantly restored, 37 bedroom boutique hotel with picture-perfect views, just steps from the beach. All day dining on the bar and terrace and wonderful dinner menu.

Hormond House B&B

Old Captain's house, family run, friendly B&B with delicious, home-cooked breakfast in our light & airy kitchen. Children welcome. Treat yourself and stay with us.

The Old Quay House Hotel

A boutique luxury hotel offering a refuge from the stresses of modern day life. 13 luxurious bedrooms, renowned restaurant and fantastic estuary views.

4 Degrees West

A traditional Cornish Cottage, with contemporary design & unique pieces of artwork. A warm welcome awaits - the SWCP passes our door.

The Strand 61 B&B

The Strand 61 is a boutique B&B located 3 miles from Fowey, and just off the Coast Path, the ideal location after a long days walk.

Gypsy Wagon

Idyllic B&B in peaceful, rural location overlooking Penpol Creek. Lift from the SW Coast Path possible - call 07966 284592.

Eden's Yard Backpackers

Eden's Yard is a modest rural backpackers hostel located close to the Eden Project and 1.8 miles from SWCP - from £15 pp.

What is on your list of things to do when you visit the Path? From walking companies, to help you tailor your visit, with itineraries and experts to enhance your visit, to baggage transfer companies and visitor attractions there are lots to people and places to help you decide what you'd like to do. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

Meadow View Guided Hikes

Bespoke single/multi-day guided walks within South East Cornwall. Great for single walkers.

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The area to the west of Fowey offers a variety of landscapes including superb views and many features of historic significance. The area includes a variety of beaches, coves woodlands and wild flower rich grassland.

Famed for its association with Daphne du Maurier and the setting of many of her books this area offers breathtaking natural beauty combined with heritage and vitality of a working landscape.

The National Trust have produced a leaflet for this walk giving directions, along with information on the geology and history of the area. It can be viewed here.

Public transport

For details visit Traveline or phone 0871 200 2233.

Parking

National Trust Coombe Car Park (Postcode for Sat Navs: PL23 1HN).

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