Circular walks visiting Portwrinkle beach

Circular walks visiting Portwrinkle beach

The beach at Portwrinkle, Cornwall

The beach immediately to the right of the harbour walls at Portwrinkle is known as Hoodny Cove. The top of the beach is greyish sand which gives way to a rock platform containing rockpools as the tide goes out.

  • 3.8 miles/6.1 km - Moderate

    Portwrinkle to Sheviock

    Portwrinkle

    Portwrinkle to Sheviock

    3.8 miles/6.1 km - Moderate

    A circular walk from the beach and tiny harbour of Portwrinkle to the small village of Sheviock, thought to be Cornish for "abounding in strawberries", with a church abounding in mediaeval tombs.

  • 6.7 miles/10.8 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Portwrinkle to Downderry

    Portwrinkle

    Portwrinkle to Downderry

    6.7 miles/10.8 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A circular walk around Whitsand Bay to Downderry from Portwrinkle where the ghost of Silas Finn is said to haunt the cliffs.

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