Walks around Newquay

Walks around Newquay

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.

5.8 miles/9.3 km - Moderate


Huer's Hut in Newquay

A circular walk around the UK's surf capital which was transformed from a tiny fishing village with a few thatched cottages when, in order to export ore from the harbour, a horse-drawn tramway was built across Cornwall which later became part of the Great Western Railway.

4.5 miles/7.2 km - Easy-moderate

Crantock and The Gannel

The Gannel Estuary

A circular walk along the River Gannel from Crantock, originally settled by Celtic monks whose chapel is thought may be buried beneath the dunes.

4 miles/6.4 km - Easy-moderate

Watergate Bay to Newquay (via bus)

Watergate Bay

A one-way coastal walk, made circular via an initial bus journey, from Watergate Bay along the coast path to Newquay, passing the sea caves at Whipsiderry beach, the Iron Age hillfort on Trevelgue head and the beaches of Porth, Lusty Glaze and Tolcarne.

4.5 miles/7.2 km - Moderate

Porth Reservoir and Colan church

Porth Reservoir

A circular walk through the wildlife reserve around the reservoir lake, past crumbling ruins of Fir Hill Manor and via farmland, a mill and wooded vales that were also once part of the great estate.

4.7 miles/7.5 km - Easy-moderate

Holywell to Crantock

Dunes at Holywell Bay

A circular walk from Holywell Bay past the remarkable sacred spring and along the coast to the sandy beaches of Porth Joke and Crantock, returning via the poppy fields of West Pentire and the Cubert Common nature conservation area.

There is a choice of over 250 more walks in Cornwall available via the app.
You can explore them via "Walks Shop".