Walk - Talland Bay from Polperro
3.7 miles (6.0 km)
Crumplehorn car park - PL13 2RJ Crumplehorn car park
Moderate - On footpaths and quiet country lanes, which may be muddy. There are stretches of both ascent and descent, occasionally steep.
A short walk along the Coast Path to the smugglers' bay at Talland, where the nineteenth-century vicar danced around the graveyard at night 'exorcising ghosts' to keep people away so that the smugglers could hide their haul in the church! The walk starts in the picturesque fishing village of Polperro, with its narrow streets of tiny cottages and ancient steps carved in the rocks above the cave on the beach. Allow time to pause in the Heritage Museum en route for its tales of the smugglers and fishermen in Polperro's colourful past.
The House on the Props B&B
The House on the Props is a 16th Century timber property with half of the building being 'propped' up over the river on old ships timbers. We are in a very prominent position in Polperro, directly on the South West Coast Path. We open daily from 9am and serve Breakfast, Lunch, Cream Teas, Home Made Cakes and Fresh Fish in the evening. We pride ourselves on serving Fresh Cornish produce when ever possible, and all our cakes pastries and scones are home made on the premises, as well as our main meals.