Circular walks in Bodmin Moor AONB

Enjoy the walks by being guided by the app

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Download the app and use it to explore the walks and to purchase a guided route.
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The app will direct you via satnav the start of the walk.
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The app guides you around the walk using GPS, removing any worries about getting lost.
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Each time there is a new direction to follow, the app will beep to remind you, and will warn you if you go off-route.
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A map shows the route, where you are and which way you are facing.
Phone showing walk directions page in the iWalk Cornwall app
Detailed, well-tested directions are also included which follow you as you walk.
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Each walk includes lots of information about the history and nature along the route.
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Once a walk is downloaded, the app doesn't need a phone or wifi signal during the walk.
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The app counts down distance to the next direction and estimates time remaining based on your personal walking speed.
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We keep the directions continually updated for changes to the paths/landmarks - £1.99 for a walk includes ongoing free updates.
  • 2.2 miles/3.5 km - Easy-moderate

    Blisland to Lavethan Wood

    Blisland to Lavethan Wood

    2.2 miles/3.5 km - Easy-moderate

    A short circular walk from the village of Blisland through the churchyard, two stretches of the Woodland Trust reserve of Lavethan Wood and land which was once the estates of Lavethan and Barlandew manors, returning via the Holy Well of St Hyacinth and St Pratt.

  • 5.5 miles/8.8 km - Easy-moderate

    Altarnun and West Moor

    Altarnun and West Moor

    5.5 miles/8.8 km - Easy-moderate

    A walk from Altarnun across the downs and out onto the open moor where the relics of mediaeval tin workings and prehistoric roundhouses can still be seen

  • 6.1 miles/9.8 km - Easy-moderate

    Golitha Falls and Siblyback Lake

    Golitha Falls and Siblyback Lake

    6.1 miles/9.8 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk through the Golitha Falls National Nature Reserve along ancient rights of way to pass around Siblyback Lake where the remains of a mediaeval field system rise from the water when reservoir levels fall.

  • 7.3 miles/11.7 km - Easy-moderate

    Golitha Falls to Trethevy Quoit

    Golitha Falls to Trethevy Quoit

    7.3 miles/11.7 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk through the Golitha Falls National Nature Reserve, to King Doniert's Stone - a memorial to the last King of Cornwall, and the prehistoric tomb of Trethevy Quoit, returning via St Cleer where the holy well is reputed to cure madness.

  • 3.5 miles/5.6 km - Moderate

    Minions and the Cheesewring

    Minions and the Cheesewring

    3.5 miles/5.6 km - Moderate

    A circular walk around the iconic landmarks at Minions, including The Hurlers stone circles, The Cheesewring and the engine houses of the South Phoenix Mine.

  • 3.7 miles/5.9 kilometres - Moderate

    North Hill to Hawks Tor

    North Hill to Hawks Tor

    3.7 miles/5.9 kilometres - Moderate

    A circular walk along prehistoric trade routes in the Lynher valley from the village of North Hill where the granite was quarried to build Westminster Bridge.

  • 4 miles/6.5 km - Moderate

    Bowithick to Buttern Hill

    Bowithick to Buttern Hill

    4 miles/6.5 km - Moderate

    A circular walk over the northern tip of Bodmin Moor to the prehistoric burial chamber at the top of Buttern Hill and source of the River Fowey, returning via farm tracks and country lanes to the tributary streams of the River Inny.

  • 6.2 miles/10 km - Moderate

    East Moor to Newton

    East Moor to Newton

    6.2 miles/10 km - Moderate

    A circular walk in one of the less well-known areas of Bodmin Moor to the summit of Fox Tor and through the prehistoric remains which date from the Bronze Age and Neolithic times.

  • 4.3 miles/6.9 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Blisland and Pendrift Downs

    Blisland and Pendrift Downs

    4.3 miles/6.9 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A circular walk from Blisland through the De Lank granite quarry, used for many famous buildings including Royal Opera House, between the moss-covered boulders and trees of the De Lank river valley and across the Pendrift Downs, passing Jubilee Rock - a huge granite boulder, decorated with carvings.

  • 5.2 miles/8.4 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Roughtor and Brown Willy

    Roughtor and Brown Willy

    5.2 miles/8.4 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A mostly circular walk to Cornwall's two highest tors passing prehistoric remains including the holy well, summit cairns and settlements.

Download the iWalk Cornwall app and use the QR scanner within the app to find out more about any of the walks above.