Walks around Falmouth

Falmouth, Cornwall
  • 4.1 miles/6.5 km - Easy-moderate

    Mylor to Flushing

    Mylor to Flushing

    4.1 miles/6.5 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk from Mylor along the creeks of Carrick Roads to Flushing which was named after a town in Holland when Dutch engineers built the quays, and where ships' captains would keep a watchful eye over Falmouth Harbour from their tall houses.

  • 5.3 miles/8.6 km - Easy-moderate

    Falmouth Town

    Falmouth Town

    5.3 miles/8.6 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk around the thriving town of Falmouth which didn't exist until Elizabethan times when Sir Walter Raleigh suggested that the largest natural harbour in Europe would be a good place to build a port town.

  • 5.8 miles/9.4 km - Easy-moderate

    Rosemullion Head

    Rosemullion Head

    5.8 miles/9.4 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk passing the National Trust's Glendurgan gardens and the equally spectacular submarine gardens of Rosemullion Head where fish dart amongst the brightly-coloured blooms.

  • 5.9 miles/9.5 km - Easy-moderate

    St Anthony Head

    St Anthony Head

    5.9 miles/9.5 km - Easy-moderate

    A walk along the Roseland coast and creeks opposite St Mawes, passing the preserved fort and Fraggle Rock lighthouse on St Anthony Head and the golden sandy beaches of Molunan.

  • 6.1 miles/9.8 km - Easy-moderate

    Feock to Devoran

    Feock to Devoran

    6.1 miles/9.8 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk to the Victorian-engineered town of Devoran which was once the largest mining port in Cornwall, and along Restronguet Creek on the route of the railway that lead from the ore bins and smelting houses to the mines of Redruth

  • 4 miles/6.5 km - Moderate

    Mylor and Restronguet Creeks

    Mylor and Restronguet Creeks

    4 miles/6.5 km - Moderate

    A circular walk along the Mylor and Restronguet creeks via the Pandora Inn, said to be once owned and renamed by the captain of HMS Pandora sent to capture mutineers from The Bounty, and where a passing-boat was kept to connect the post road between Falmouth and Truro, summoned by a bell on the other side of the creek.

  • 4 miles/6.4 km - Moderate

    Towan Beach to Portscatho

    Towan Beach to Portscatho

    4 miles/6.4 km - Moderate

    A circular walk on the Roseland coast where, during the Napoleonic Wars, smugglers would row out to the middle of The Channel in pilot gigs to trade with the enemy.

  • 6.1 miles/9.8 km - Moderate

    St Just-in-Roseland to St Mawes

    St Just-in-Roseland to St Mawes

    6.1 miles/9.8 km - Moderate

    A circular walk on the Roseland peninsula to St Mawes from the subtropical gardens of St Just church, along Carrick Roads where Europe's only fishery entirely under sail catch oysters using the traditional methods that have sustained their stocks.

  • 6.3 miles/10.1 km - Moderate

    Helford Passage

    Helford Passage

    6.3 miles/10.1 km - Moderate

    A circular walk on the Helford River where the mild climate and south-facing slopes allow subtropical plants collected by Victorian expeditions to flourish in the gardens of Glendurgan and Trebah.

  • 7.0 miles/11.3 km - Moderate

    Maenporth to Budock Water

    Maenporth to Budock Water

    7.0 miles/11.3 km - Moderate

    A circular walk between the beaches in Falmouth Bay and where one of the most dangerous marine rescues of modern times took place, requiring the rescue helicopter to fly backwards.

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