Circular walks around Polperro

Circular walks around Polperro

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.

2.9 miles/4.7 km - Moderate

Polperro harbour and headlands

Polperro Net Loft

A figure-of-eight walk around the fishing village and headlands surrounding Polperro, passing the net loft perched above the harbour, the Victorian sea pool, the site of the mediaeval chapel and the harbourmaster's route to the lighthouse.

2.5 miles/3.9 km - Moderate-strenuous

Talland Bay to Polperro

Reuben's Walk at Polperro

A circular walk between Talland Bay and Polperro along an area of coastline so famous for smuggling that there is even a museum on the subject.

7.1 miles/11.5 km - Strenuous

Polperro to Lansallos

Udder Rock Obelisk

A circular walk along the rugged coast from Polperro, where a bell buoy rings out across the waves from the treacherous reef known as Udder Rock.

2.8 miles/4.5 km - Moderate

Two Coombes of Lansallos

Lansallos Church

A circular walk from Lansallos to the coves of Lantivet Bay where farmers collected seaweed and sand to improve the soil and smugglers landed French brandy.

5 miles/8 km - Moderate

Lantivet Bay and Lansallos

Lantic Bay

A circular walk above the white sand crescent of Lantic Bay and the small coves of Lantivet Bay where a battle was once fought between smugglers and Customs men, and following an ancient cart track along the stream through the woods to the mediaeval church of Lansallos.

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