Circular walks in Tamar Valley AONB

Circular walks in Tamar Valley 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 to the start of the walk via satnav.
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The app guides you around the walk using GPS, removing any worries about getting lost.
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The walk route is described with detailed, regularly-updated, hand-written directions.
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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 at all times and even which way you are facing.
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Each walk is packed with information about the history and nature along the route, from over a decade of research than spans more than 3,000 topics.
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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 - the price for a walk includes ongoing free updates.
  • 3.7 miles/6.0 km - Easy-moderate

    Calstock

    Tamar Valley

    Calstock

    3.7 miles/6.0 km - Easy-moderate

    A walk at Calstock where a Victorian mineral railway from Kelly Bray once ran down to the quayside and the viaduct was built in the 1900s to connect this to Plymouth, creating today's Tamar Valley Line.

  • 2.5 miles/4 km - Moderate

    Danescombe Valley

    Cotehele Gardens

    Danescombe Valley

    2.5 miles/4 km - Moderate

    A circular walk from Cotehele Quay into the broadleaf woodland of the Danescombe Valley where bluebells and orchids flower in spring and fungi erupt through the carpet of autumn leaves.

  • 3.9 miles/6.2 km - Moderate

    Cotehele to Metherell

    Cotehele Gardens

    Cotehele to Metherell

    3.9 miles/6.2 km - Moderate

    A circular walk via the quays, woods, engine house and mills of the Cotehele Estate where by Georgian times the house had become a tourist attraction because it was so antiquated, and has changed little since.

  • 5.3 miles/8.6 km - Moderate

    Kit Hill to Kelly Bray

    South Kit Hill Mine

    Kit Hill to Kelly Bray

    5.3 miles/8.6 km - Moderate

    A circular walk in Kit Hill Country Park, given to the county by the Duchy to mark the birth of Prince William and where a midsummer bonfire is lit to celebrate the ancient Celtic Golowan festival

  • 5.9 miles/9.5 km - Moderate

    Cotehele to Calstock

    Calstock Viaduct

    Cotehele to Calstock

    5.9 miles/9.5 km - Moderate

    A circular walk through the gardens of Cotehele to Calstock where Cornwall's largest Roman fort once stood, the Vikings allied with the Cornish to fight off the Saxons, and more recently railway wagons were lifted over 100ft by steam power from the quay to the top of the viaduct.

  • 4.3 miles/7 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Gunnislake to Chilsworthy

    River Tamar

    Gunnislake to Chilsworthy

    4.3 miles/7 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A circular walk in the Tamar Valley at Gunnislake where Victorian canal systems, engine houses and tramways have been recolonised by nature and kingfishers rather than barges now journey up and down the river.

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