Walks around Port Gaverne

We have a few options for walks from Port Gaverne: There is a short circular walk around Port Gaverne and Port Isaac with nice views from the top of the valley and the headlands. There is also longer circular walk around the bay from Port Gaverne to Barretts Zawn. Finally there is the epic one-way coastal walk from Port Isaac to Tintagel (using a bus from Tintagel to Port Isaac to make it circular).

3.3 miles/5.3 km - Moderate-strenuous

Port Isaac

A short circular walk in Doc Martin Country including the pretty fishing village of Port Isaac and the historic beach of Port Gaverne with birds-eye views over the harbour.

6 miles/9.7 km - Strenuous

Port Gaverne to Barretts Zawn

A circular walk from Port Gaverne around Port Isaac Bay to Barretts Zawn where a tunnel leads to the beach, through which donkeys used to haul slate.

9.7 miles/15.6 km - Strenuous

Port Isaac to Tintagel

A one-way walk from Port Isaac to Tintagel along towering cliffs, past the long, sandy beaches of Tregardock and Trebarwith, the slate pinnacles of the coastal quarries and via the mediaeval cliff-top church to the castle of Arthurian legend.