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 - LFH

Perched above Fowey with sweeping views.Families welcome and activities to cater for children. This Queen Anne mansion is thought to be the inspiration for Toad Hall from Wind In The Willows.

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 Strand 61

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.

Carlyon Bay Hotel

Discover the finest luxury hotel in Cornwall, with an amazing cliff top setting overlooking St Austell Bay. Including spa, golf course and 250 acres of grounds.

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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Route Description

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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