Circular walks around Launceston

Circular walks around Launceston

Download the (free) iWalk Cornwall app from the App Store or Google Play then use the app to scan the QR code of the walks below for more info, where the walk can be purchased. Once a walk is downloaded, no phone/WiFi signal is needed.

3.7 miles/5.9 km - Easy-moderate

Newmills to Tregadillett

Launceston Steam Railway

A circular walk in the Kensey valley from the end of the steam railway at Newmills, through the bluebell woods at Trebursye, to the Eliot Arms in Tregadillett and returning to Newmills via the remains of a prehistoric fort, to catch the steam train back to Launceston.

4.2 miles/6.7 km - Moderate

Werrington to Bridgetown

Werrington Church

A circular walk through two tributary valleys of the River Tamar in a parish that was borrowed by Devon for 800 years, passing the remains of the wharf at the furthest reaches of the Bude Canal.

4.1 miles/6.6 km - Easy-moderate

North Petherwin to Winsdon

Fields at North Petherwin

A circular walk from North Petherwin in the river valleys of the Bolsbridge Water.

5.1 miles/8.2 km - Easy-moderate


Gimbletts Mill

A circular countryside walk to the mills in the Inny Valley from Polyphant, Cornish for "toad pool", to Gimblett's Mill where the bridge was rebuilt after a wall of water swept down the valley in 1847 destroying nearly everything in its path.

3.7 miles/5.9 km - Moderate-strenuous

North Hill to Hawks Tor

River Lynher

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.

There is a choice of over 250 more walks in Cornwall available via the app.
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