Circular walks visiting Swanpool beach

The beach at Swanpool, Cornwall

There's a sandy beach at all states of the tide at Swanpool although it can get fairly narrow at high tide. There are reefs either side so seaweed often washes ashore after storms.

  • 5.3 miles/8.6 km - Easy-moderate

    Falmouth and Pendennis Head

    Falmouth and Pendennis Head

    5.3 miles/8.6 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk around the thriving town of Falmouth which didn't exist until Elizabethan times when Sir Walter Raleigh suggested that the largest natural harbour in Europe would be a good place to build a port town.

  • 7.2 miles/11.5 km - Moderate

    Maenporth to Budock Water

    Maenporth to Budock Water

    7.2 miles/11.5 km - Moderate

    A circular walk between the beaches in Falmouth Bay and where one of the most dangerous marine rescues of modern times took place, requiring the rescue helicopter to fly backwards.

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