Walk - Beacon on the Coast
6.3 miles (10.1 km)
St Agnes, Car Park at Trelawny Road - TR5 0TP St Agnes, Car Park at Trelawny Road
Moderate - Generally good paths plus some tracks and surfaced lanes; a couple of climbs but no exceptionally steep gradients.
The walk is based in the old mining village of St Agnes. It climbs to the top of St Agnes Beacon, a prominent landmark with outstanding views, and then descends to the coast at the little cove of Chapel Porth. It then follows the Coast Path around the promontory of St Agnes Head to the beach at Trevaunance Cove, from where it returns inland to St Agnes. A delightful walk in autumn, when the rust-coloured bracken bristles with vivid gorse and banks of heather.
This walk is particularly good for dogs as it passes a beach and pubs where dogs are welcome. Have a look at our Top Dog Walks on the South West Coast Path for more dog friendly beaches and pubs.