St Just to Nanquidno

The walk heads across the fields from St Just past Cornwall's oldest pasty makers to England's only Cape. The walk follows the cliffs from Cape Cornwall to Porth Nanven and then to Nanquidno beach, both covered in granite boulders smoothed by a prehistoric ocean and lost beneath the soil when sea levels fell. The return route is via a permissive path to the Iron Age settlement at Nanjulian and then across the fields across the top of the Cot Valley.

Vital statistics

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  • Distance: 7.4 miles/11.8 km
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Start from: St Just
  • Parking: Lafrowder Close car park. In St Just, turn down the road between the Commercial Hotel and the Coop, opposite the Market Square. Satnav: TR197JA
  • Recommended footwear: Walking boots, or shoes in summer

Maps for this walk

(dark blue corner = laminated version)

Highlights

  • Heinz monument and St Helen's Oratory on Cape Cornwall
  • Pebbles resembling dinosaur eggs at Porth Nanven
  • Views over Whitsand Bay to Sennen Cove and Land's End
  • Wildlife including choughs and peregrine falcons

Directions

  1. Facing towards the Fire Station, turn right out of the car park and follow the road until you reach a gap between the houses on the left opposite the Laundrette.

    The lane continues past the Laundrette to meet the main road at the village square and St Just church is on the opposite side.

    The churchyard at St Just is thought to date to early mediaeval times. The current building dates from 1334 and was substantially rebuilt and extended in the 15th Century. The granite stone with Celtic carvings that is built into the wall was once a cross shaft and is thought to date from the 9th Century. The paintings in the church date from the 15th Century, and the small stone basin beside the font was found in St Helen's Oratory on Cape Cornwall.

    The church is dedicated to St Jestyn, in common with St-Just-in-Roseland (hence the two identical place names) and also the chapel in Gorran Haven, which was formerly known as Portheast (thought to be a corruption of Porth Just).

    The upright stone in St Just church is thought to be from around the 5th or 6th Century and has a Latin inscription which translates to "here lies Selus". It is thought that this commemorates St Selevan (also known as St Levan) who was recorded as being the brother of St Jestyn (St Just). As well as the church and chapel of St Levan near Porthcurno, it is also postulated that Lansallos near Polperro may be dedicated to the same saint. During mediaeval times, the stone was built into the church wall by the altar but it was extracted during the restoration in 1824.

  2. Bear left to some steps at the back of the parking area, to the right of the lamp post. Climb the steps and bear right across the grass to the gateway beside the clock tower.

    The circular grassy area is a mediaeval meeting area and amphitheatre known as a plain-an-gwarry (Playing Place) where "miracle plays" were performed, re-enacting miracles performed by the Saints. These were described as "often noisy, bawdy and entertaining". Plays are still occasionally performed here. It is over 600 years old and thought to be the oldest outdoor theatre in Britain that is still in use.

  3. Bear left around the clock tower and cross the road to the narrow lane beneath the Cape Cornwall sign. Follow this (Boswedden Road) to a crossroads.

    The clock tower was built as a memorial to the men of the town who died in the First World War. However, it was not completed until 1931 and it is thought that this may be due to the time taken to raise the funds. Within 8 years of its completion, the Second World War began, and tablets with more names were subsequently added to the tower.

  4. At the crossroads, continue ahead to pass Warren's Bakery and reach a bend in the road, where a path continues ahead.

    Warren's Bakery was established in St Just in 1860 and is Britain's oldest pasty maker. At the time of writing, the bakery has 50 shops throughout the West Country and there are plans to expand further afield.

  5. Follow the path ahead from the bend. Continue on the path between the two walls, ignoring any footpaths that lead off to the sides, until the path ends at a gate and stone stile.

    "Pasty" was another word used for "pie" throughout England from the Middle Ages onwards, and did not necessarily imply the characteristic shape and crimping we associate with the Cornish Pasty. The "traditional" Cornish Pasty recipe contains beef, onion, potato and swede (referred to as "turnip" in the local dialect) seasoned with salt and pepper. It's thought this probably dates from the late 1700s when potatoes and turnips were a staple diet for the poor. Even into Victorian times, main meat available to poor people would have been pork. In fact, the really poor had "tiddy oggy" (with no meat at all). A pasty recipe from 1746 contains no potato or swede, just meat (venison), port wine and spices.

  6. Cross the stile next to the gate and cross the field towards the gate in the opposite corner.

    Tin lodes to the west of St Just were first recorded as being worked in 1782, initially via several small mines which were eventually amalgamated in Victorian times under the name Wheal Cunning. The workings extended beneath the sea near Cape Cornwall, where it was hoped as in the Levant and Botallack mines, the lodes would become richer. In this case however, the seaward excavations proved poorly productive and the mine closed in 1876.

  7. Cross the stile next to the gate and follow along the left hedge to pass a waymark beside the gateway and reach a second waymark roughly three-quarters of the way along the hedge.
  8. Turn left over the stile and cross the field to the stepped stone stile opposite.
  9. Climb the steps and walk along the wall a short distance to reach the descending flight of steps. At the bottom, turn left to follow along the right hedge and reach a stepped stone stile in the far hedge.
  10. Climb the steps over the wall and turn right onto the lane. Follow the lane to a bend with a stone stile, marked with an upright scaffold pole.
  11. Cross the stone stile on the left and cross the corner of the field to the gap in the middle of the hedge opposite, below the telegraph pole.
  12. Go through the gap and turn right to follow along the wall on the right and reach a stone stile in the far hedge.
  13. Cross the stile and turn left onto the lane. Follow the lane until you reach the entrance to the National Trust car park on the left, opposite a driveway for The Forge on the right.

    The grand house that you pass on the right is Porthledden.

    Porthledden was built by Francis Oats, a local man who was a mine captain by his early twenties and went on to make his fortune in the gold fields and diamond mines of South Africa, becoming the Chairman of De Beers within 3 years of joining the company as a mining engineer. Porthledden was completed in 1909, towards the end of his life, and was run as a hotel by his son after his death. As the family was heavily invested in Cornish mines and the hotel was not that successful, the family debts mounted and eventually they had to sell off the house. Towards the end of the 20th century it became derelict until it was bought in 2003 by a young couple who had built a successful company in the .com boom with a website about hotels, ironically. The restoration of the house took them 10 years and had to be approached as a maritime engineering project due to the salt-laden winds that blow over the Cape that would corrode any materials that are not marine grade.

  14. Cross the stile beneath the waymark on the driveway to The Forge. Follow along the wall on the left to reach a gap in the wall opposite. Then bear right to pass the ruins of an old building and reach a stone stile in the corner, to the left of the gate.

    The small ruined building in the field next to The Forge is St Helen's Oratory.

    St Helen's Oratory is thought to be on the site of a 6th century church and the font in St Just church might have originally come from here. In the mid-19th Century, an ancient cross was discovered on the site with markings that were in use during the 4th and 5th centuries. A small stone basin was also found and this is now inside St Just church. The cross has since been lost; according to one account, it was thrown down the St Just vicarage well! The cross that is now on the chapel is another ancient one that was found nearby.

  15. Cross the stile and follow either of the paths to reach the monument on the summit (the left-hand path marked as the Coast Path is the less steep of the two).

    In 1889, the steamship Malta ran aground at full speed on the rocks offshore of the Kenidjack Valley, in dense fog. The crew and passengers were all rescued by the Sennen lifeboat. A court found the captain's navigation to be substandard and suspended his licence for three months. The cargo included copper, tin and iron and has been heavily salvaged but copper ingots still turn up occasionally.

  16. Bear left around the monument to reach a rock platform on the cliff-edge, then turn left to follow the path descending from the rock platform to the cottages and reach a gap between two walls.

    Cape Cornwall is the only headland in England referred to as a "cape" and one of the only two in the UK (the other is Cape Wrath in Scotland). According to some sources, Cape Cornwall was once thought to be the most westerly point of the mainland, although most maps from the 16th Century onwards clearly show Lands End as protruding further west. The name Cape Cornwall first appeared on maritime charts in Tudor times though on some maps it was marked as "Chapel Just". The Cornish name for the headland is the topographically-inspired Kilgodh Ust which has been translated as "goose-back at St Just" and eloquently describes the view from the headland at the bottom of the Kenidjack Valley.

    There is a lookout on the seaward side of Cape Cornwall which is manned by volunteers from the National Coastwatch Institution and during Victorian times, there was a tin mine on the headland which operated intermittently between 1838 and 1883. The mine's chimney near the peak of the cape was retained as an aid to navigation, and during a period in the early 20th century, the former ore dressing floors were converted into greenhouses and wineries. In 1987, the headland was purchased by the Heinz corporation and gifted to the nation, to be managed by the National Trust. The chimney is marked with a commemorative plaque and is now known as the Heinz monument.

  17. Follow the path through the gap between the walls and bear left onto the track. Follow the track to a gate.

    The Hottentot Fig (carpabrotus edulis), was once classified as a Mesembryanthemum but as plant genetics were better understood, was found to be a close relative but in a different sub-family of the larger ice-plant family. They are called ice plants due to hairs on the leaves which refract sunlight and make them sparkle. The plant is native to South Africa and was originally grown ornamentally in gardens but has subsequently gone feral and settled on the coastline where it thrives in sandy soils, helped by its resistance to wind. It forms a dense mat which crowds out other species and is therefore considered invasive.

  18. Go through the gap next to the gate and turn right down the steps. Follow the path to meet a path from the beach at a waymark. Turn left at the waymark and follow the tarmac path until it ends in a junction with a track at a waymark.

    Priest's Cove has nothing to do with the clergy and everything to do with mis-spelling. The cove was originally known as Porth Ust (St Just Cove) which was shortened locally to Por Ust. At some point, "Por Ust Cove" was mis-recorded on Ordnance Survey maps as "Priest Cove" and the name stuck.

    The beach is rocky at all states of the tide, with shingle at the top of the beach and boulders and rock platforms further down the beach. As the tide goes out, numerous rockpools are revealed. One area of rocks has been dammed to create a small seawater swimming pool for children.

  19. Turn right onto the track and follow it uphill. Pass through the gateway at the top and continue on the track past a trig. point on the left until you reach a large circular stone cairn on the right with an information board.

    Three-cornered leeks grow along the wall beside the track.

    During the spring, if you encounter a patch of plants with white bell-shaped flowers, smelling strongly of onions, and with long, narrow leaves then they are likely to be three-cornered leeks. The plants get their name due to their triangular flower stems and, as the name also suggests, they are members of the onion family and can be used in recipes in place of spring onions or leeks. They are at their best for culinary use from February to April. By May, they have flowered and the leaves are starting to die back.

  20. Turn right and follow the path around the cairn and the small path leading from the opposite side to reach the coast path.

    Ballowall Cairn was discovered in Victorian times after it had been buried under mine tips. It contained a number of burial cists with artefacts dating right back to the Stone Age but others were found from the Bronze Age implying it was in use for thousands of years. The site was excavated in the 19th Century after miners' tales of strange lights and fairies and some reconstruction work was carried out as part of the excavation. Unfortunately many of the finds that were reported from the original excavation of the site have also been lost, possibly into private collections. A Roman coin was found in one of the cists which may indicate that the site was still in use after the Bronze Age.

  21. When you reach the coast path, turn left and follow it until you reach a junction with another large path from the left.
  22. Continue ahead at the junction and follow the path down into the valley to reach a small granite waymark at a junction of paths.

    Shafts which are fenced and completely open are one of the favourite nesting places of bats and the Cornish chough. Therefore resist the temptation to drop stones down the shafts otherwise you may unknowingly be stoning bats or chough chicks to death.

  23. Continue ahead on the bridleway until the path ends on a lane beside a footpath sign.
  24. Turn right onto the lane and follow it to the end to reach a granite post on the left with paths leading down to a footbridge, just before the barrier where the lane ends.

    Porth Nanven is also known as "Dinosaur Egg Beach" due to the ovoid granite boulders. The boulders were smoothed into this shape by the sea when sea levels were much higher and then trapped on the land when sea levels dropped, becoming buried under the topsoil. The sea has slowly eroded the land and freed the trapped boulders which you can see embedded in the cliffs behind the beach. Souvenir collecting was causing depletion of the smaller boulders so they are now protected; removing them is an offence which would result in a criminal record.

  25. Follow the path from the granite post across the footbridge over the stream. Then keep left and follow the path upwards to reach an area of flat rock where the path joins an inland path.
  26. When you reach the area of flat rock at the top of the climb, continue ahead to follow the path along the coast and reach a granite waymark on a rock outcrop.

    Lizards are cold-blooded so they need to bask in the sun to warm up to their "operating temperature" which is around 30 Celcius. They usually do so with an area of cover nearby which forms an escape route from predators. You're therefore likely to encounter them in sunny spots on footpaths and footbridges. Once they spot you, they will usually make a hasty escape - they can move pretty quickly once they are warmed-up. During winter they hibernate as in cold temperatures they are too slow to catch any food (insects, spiders etc. which are also less numerous over the winter).

  27. Keep right at the waymark to follow the coast path and continue to reach a wooden waymark.

    Choughs sometimes nest along this stretch of coast.

    The chough is a member of the crow family, with striking red legs and a red beak. It was known as the "Crow of Cornwall" and appears on the county coat of arms. The birds have a distinctive call which is perhaps best described as resembling a squeaky dog toy! They are also recognisable from feathers, spread like fingers, on their wings.

    In the 1800s, many choughs were killed by "sportsmen" and trophy hunters. Also around this time, grazing livestock were moved to inland pastures where they could be more easily managed. The result was that the cliff slopes became overgrown and choughs found it increasingly difficult to find suitable feeding areas. By 1973, the chough had become extinct in Cornwall.

    Since then, clifftops have been managed more actively which has included the reintroduction of grazing and choughs have returned to Cornwall by themselves from colonies in Wales or Ireland. The first pair settled in 2001 on the Lizard Peninsula. Since then, the birds have successfully bred and been joined by a few more incoming birds, and the population has slowly but steadily grown. Each chough is fitted with one leg ring in the colours of St Piran's flag and two other colours on the opposite leg to identify them.

  28. Turn left at the waymark and follow the path to a granite waymark.

    The name "chough" is from the bird's call which is more along the lines of "cheee-ow". Locally they were also known as chaws, however, the old Cornish name for the bird is Palores, meaning digger, which is thought to be an allusion to its rooting for invertebrates. The scientific name (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) means "fire crow" which is likely to be an allusion to its red bill and legs. This possibly also relates to the birds' mischievous reputation during the Tudor and Elizabethan periods for stealing lighted candles or embers and dropping these onto roofs, which were generally thatched in Cornwall at this time.

  29. Turn right at the waymark and follow the path to another waymark where another path joins from the left.

    The pair of rocks roughly a mile off the coast near Cape Cornwall are known as The Brisons which is from the French word brisant meaning "reef". They are part of a reef system that extends all the way from Gribba Point (Pen an Gribow in Cornish which is from the word krib, meaning "reef"). The smaller rock has a large protruding "nose" whilst the larger rock is more rotund and consequently the pair have been described as forming the profile of General Charles de Gaulle lying on his back.

  30. Keep right at the waymark to follow the path along the coast. Continue to reach another granite waymark where another path joins, beside a gap in a wall.

    In 1851, the ship "New Commercial" ran aground in a storm on the reef of The Brisons and was wrecked. The crew managed to climb onto the rocks but six of these were swept off the rocks by the huge waves. Of the three remaining, one managed with great skill and courage to build a makeshift raft from the wreckage and paddle this into Whitesand Bay where he was rescued by local fishermen. The remaining two on the rocks were the captain and his wife, who couldn't swim and was wearing only a nightdress. They remained there for two days until a rescue boat reached them and fired a rocket line. Both were rescued but the captain's wife - Mary Sanderson - sadly died of exposure in the rescue boat before she could be brought ashore, and is buried in Sennen churchyard. As a result of the tradgedy, the Sennen lifeboat was established.

  31. Keep right through the gap in the wall and follow the path. Continue through a kissing gate and up the rough stone steps to the top of the next headland. Then follow along the coast over the next hill and descend via a waymark to reach a kissing gate near a walled mineshaft.

    As you descend to the mineshaft, the rock outcrop on the cliffs below is known as Carn Ding Dong.

  32. Go through the gate and follow the path down the valley to a footbridge.
  33. Cross the two footbridges and then keep right up the steps when you reach a junction of paths, then continue up the steps to reach a waymark.

    The beach is known either as Nanquidno or Nanjulian beach. There are some grassy areas just above the rocky beach which make good picnic spots. According to some sources, the beach is reported as being sometimes popular with naturists. Given that the beach consists entirely of granite boulders, this seems unlikely to be comfortable, especially in strong sunshine when the rocks can get rather hot.

  34. When you reach the waymark, turn right and follow the coast path past the Nanjulian sign. Continue until you pass a waymark and shortly after it reach a fork in the path with a sign.

    Ravens are the largest member of the crow family and has a bigger wingspan than a buzzard. During Victorian times, they were exterminated by farmers and gamekeepers during much of the UK but retained a stronghold in the southwest. Their nests, constructed of robust twigs, can be seen along the cliffs of Cornwall.

  35. Turn left up the path indicated as a permissive path to Nanjulian. Follow the path until you reach a gate into a field indicated by a "Footpath" sign pointing at the gate.

    Researchers have found that ravens use gesture to communicate in a similar way to humans. Obviously ravens don't have hands so instead they point with their beaks to indicate an object to another bird, just as we do with our fingers. They also hold up an object in their beak to get another bird's attention.

  36. Go through the gate and head straight up the field to a stone stile in the corner of the hedge.

    The carpets of tiny blue flowers on the coast during April and May are the appropriately-named spring squill, which up close is a star-shaped pale blue flower with a dark blue stamen. They achieve their early flowering by storing energy over the winter in a bulb so they can be the first flowers out on the cliffs before they become overshadowed by larger plants. They thrive in locations which are beaten with wind and salt-laden spray which they are able to tolerate but other plants, which might otherwise out-compete them, cannot.

  37. Cross the stile and continue ahead across the middle of the field to a stone stile to the right of the gateway, where the wall meets the hedge.

    As you cross the (first) stile, if you turn around, there is a panoramic view which includes Sennen Cove and the Longships lighthouse. The rock outcrop on the other side of the small gate onto the coast at the top of the field, called Carn Creagle, is also known as "The Watch" for this reason.

  38. Cross the stile and follow the left hedge to a gateway ahead in the far hedge.

    The Longships Lighthouse is located just over a mile off Land's End on the highest of the islets known as Carn Bras. The original tower built in 1795 was 40ft high, perched on the 39ft high rock but despite the lantern being nearly 80ft above the sea, it was sometimes obscured by the huge waves off Lands End. A new taller tower was therefore constructed starting in 1869 and completed in 1873 and was manned until 1988. The current lantern emits a white flash seaward, but red-tinted glass colours the light for any vessel straying to the headlands to the north or south.

  39. Go through the gateway ahead and follow the right hedge to another gateway.

    The stony area on the left-hand side of the field is the remains of a prehistoric settlement.

    The settlement consisted of a cluster of five houses, each with a courtyard; four of which are around a central enclosed area. It is thought that the central area might have been a community public space. There is also the remains of an underground chamber (fogou), although this one appears to be partially above-ground. Artefacts at the site dates from the Iron Age but it also shows signs of occupation in Roman times. It is possible that the structure of the settlement may have evolved over the centuries as houses with courtyards are more typical of the Roman period.

  40. Go through the gateway and cross the field to the gateway opposite.

    In late spring and summer, swallows can often be seen swooping over the fields here.

    Swallows have evolved a long slender body and pointed wings that makes their flight more than twice as efficient as other birds of a similar size. Swallows forage for insects on the wing, typically around 7-8 metres above the ground. They can sometimes be seen skimming the surface of water either to drink or to bathe which they also do in flight.

  41. Go through the gateway and turn left. Follow the left hedge until it ends and then bear right across the field towards the barn on the skyline. As you approach the far side, head down the grassy slope from which a grassy track leads out of the field.
  42. Follow the grassy track out of the field until it ends on another track with a gate on the left.
  43. Turn left and go through the gate; then follow the track to a footbridge.

    The settlement of Nanjulian was recorded in 1428 as Nanshelen and is thought to be from the Cornish word elin meaning "elbow", as well as the word for "valley". The name perhaps refers to the bend in the course of the river and its associated valley near Nanjulian Mill where it turns to meet the sea.

  44. Cross the bridge and turn right onto the lane. Follow it uphill until you reach a public footpath sign, marking tracks either side of the lane.

    Clapper bridges are an ancient form of bridge built out of stone slabs spanning piers in the river. Most were built during mediaeval times, often beside a ford where horses and carts would cross. There is disagreement over the origin of the word "clapper". One candidate is an Anglo-Saxon word cleaca meaning "a bridge of stepping stones". Another is a mediaeval Latin word clapus which is is thought to have originated in Celtic Western Europe and mean "pile of stones".

    The settlement of Nanquidno was first recorded in 1327 as Nansgwynyou. The name is based on the Cornish words nans (valley) and gwynn (white).

  45. Turn left at the footpath sign and follow the track uphill to a pedestrian gate before the track reaches a farm gate.
  46. Go through the pedestrian gate and cross the field to the gateway ahead.
  47. Go through the gateway and cross the diagonal of the field to the gate in the corner.
  48. Cross the stone stile to the left of the gate and turn left onto the lane. Follow the lane until you reach a public footpath sign beside a waymarked stone stile on the right.
  49. Cross the stile and continue straight ahead across the field to a stone stile in the right-hand hedge.
  50. Cross the stile and turn left. Follow along the left hedge to reach a stile in the corner of the field.
  51. Cross the stile and follow the left hedge of the field to a stone stile.
  52. Cross the stile, and the one after it, then follow the right hedge of the field to a waymarked stile in the far hedge.
  53. Cross the stile and follow the right hedge to a gap in the far hedge.

    In spring, some of the fields here are sometimes planted with daffodils.

    Growing daffodils has been an important industry in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for over a century. When the Great Western Railway reached Cornwall, this provided a means to export perishable goods such as fresh flowers and fish which previously would not have survived the long journey by boat or horse and cart. Out of respect for the dead, coffins were transported by the railway for free. It was therefore not unheard of for coffins filled with daffodils to arrive in London from Cornwall.

  54. Continue through the gap, initially along the right hedge, and then straight ahead to reach a stone stile in the hedge ahead.

    The stile you pass in the right hedge is for a path leading to Kelynack.

    In English we often add a -y ending to a noun to turn it into an adjective; for example "rock" becomes "rocky". For many of the nouns imported from French, we add -ic (acidic, magnetic, artistic...). The equivalent in Cornish is to add -ack or -ek to the end of the word. Thus meynek is "stony" (men is stone), stennack means "tinny" (sten is tin).

    Kelynn is the Cornish word for holly which means that kelynnek is ... harder to express succinctly in English ("abounding in holly" or possibly "holly-tastic").

  55. Cross the stile and continue straight ahead across the field to a stone stile in the hedge opposite.

    The settlement to the left is called Hendra.

    Hendra is a common Cornish place name meaning "home farm" (from the Cornish word hendre which itself is based on the words hen meaning old, and dre is equivalent to tre). Hendra was also used as a boy's first name with the meaning literally "from the family farm".

  56. Cross the stile and bear left slightly to a stone stile in the hedge opposite.
  57. Cross the stile and bear right to a gap in the hedge to the right of the gateway.
  58. Cross the cattlegrid-like stile in the gap in the hedge and cross the field to a waymark beside the telegraph pole in the corner of the field.
  59. Cross the stile beside the waymark and follow the path until it emerges down some steps onto a lane.
  60. Turn left onto the lane to reach a waymark and then cross the stile on the right beside it. Bear left down the field to a gap in the hedge beside an old stone stile, overgrown with ivy.
  61. Go through the gap beside the old stile and bear left to the gap on the left side of the fence in front of the telegraph pole in the next field. Go down the steps, through the kissing gate and bear left to the stile beside the telegraph pole.
  62. Cross the stile and bear right to cross the field diagonally to a stile in the top corner.
  63. Cross the stile and follow the left hedge to reach a kissing gate and stile.
  64. Go through the gate and cross the stile to reach a narrow lane. Follow this until it ends at a junction.
  65. Keep left at the junction and follow the road until you reach a sign for Cot Valley and Cape Cornwall, opposite a junction on the right.
  66. Turn right opposite the Cot Valley sign to return to the car park.

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