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.

The Sanctuary Cornwall

The Sanctuary Cornwall is an offgrid eco lodge, set in 12 acres of wood & pasture overlooking the Fowey Estuary. Footpaths connect to SWCP and Saints Way.

The Crow's Nest 38

The Crow's Nest is a self contained apartment just a few yard from the SW Coast path. A touch of luxury after a day walking.

4 Degrees West

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

FOX VALLEY COTTAGES

Fox Valley Cottages, beautiful rural holiday cottages just a few miles from Lantivet, Lansallos & Lantic bays. With indoor pool, hot tub & sauna, plus dog & boot wash.

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.

You'll be spoilt for choice for where to eat and drink along the Path. With lots of local seasonal food on offer, fresh from the farm, field and waters. Try our local ales, ciders, wines and spirits, increasing in variety by the year, as you sit in a cosy pub, fine dining restaurant or chilled café on the beach. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

Readymoney Beach Shop

Beach shop selling hot/cold drinks, ice-cream, cake, pastries, locally sourced gifts. Open everyday except Xmas Day. Public toilet 24/7

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

Public scheduled and private bespoke single/multi-day guided walks within the South West. Great for single walkers, groups and private events.

Paddle Cornwall Encounters

We are a Kayak Tour and Hire Company offering Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons and Tours on the stunning River Fowey Estuary, launching from The Boatshed Cafe in Golant.

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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 the heritage and vitality of a working landscape.

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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