Walks around Hayle

Walks around Hayle

Hayle, Cornwall

Enjoy the walks by being guided by the app

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Download the app and use it to explore the walks and to purchase a guided route.
Phone showing Google navigation to start of walk
The app will direct you to the start of the walk via satnav.
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The app guides you around the walk using GPS, removing any worries about getting lost.
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The walk route is described with detailed, regularly-updated, hand-written directions.
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Each time there is a new direction to follow, the app will beep to remind you, and will warn you if you go off-route.
Phone showing walk map page in the iWalk Cornwall app
A map shows the route, where you are at all times and even which way you are facing.
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Each walk is packed with information about the history and nature along the route, from over a decade of research than spans more than 3,000 topics.
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Once a walk is downloaded, the app doesn't need a phone or wifi signal during the walk.
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The app counts down distance to the next direction and estimates time remaining based on your personal walking speed.
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We keep the directions continually updated for changes to the paths/landmarks - the price for a walk includes ongoing free updates.
  • 2.7 miles/4.3 km - Easy

    Hayle and The Towans

    Gardens at Hayle

    Hayle and The Towans

    2.7 miles/4.3 km - Easy

    A circular walk on the Towans at Hayle where Cornwall's beam engines were cast using sand from a prehistoric lagoon when West Penwith was an island.

  • 2.4 miles/3.8 km - Easy-moderate

    Gwithian and Upton Towans

    Gwithian Towans

    Gwithian and Upton Towans

    2.4 miles/3.8 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk around the nature reserve in the sand dunes that was once the National Explosives Works where young girls manufactured dynamite from nitroglycerine, two tonnes of which detonated causing a shock wave that broke windows in St Ives and Penzance and could be heard on Dartmoor.

  • 3.9 miles/6.2 km - Easy-moderate

    Crowan to Clowance Estate

    Railway Bridge at Crowan

    Crowan to Clowance Estate

    3.9 miles/6.2 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk in the parish of Crowan from the church to the Clowance Estate - the mansion of the St Aubyn Baronets until the fifth Baronet failed to produce a legitimate heir due to his 15 children all being born to women not married to him.

  • 4.3 miles/7 km - Moderate

    Lelant to St Ives

    St Ives Bay

    Lelant to St Ives

    4.3 miles/7 km - Moderate

    A one-way walk to St Ives along the beaches from Lelant including the vast expanse of Porthkidney Sands, Carbis Bay and Porthminster Beach using the train or bus to make the route circular.

  • 4.8 miles/7.8 km - Moderate

    Godolphin to Tregonning

    View from Tregonning Hill

    Godolphin to Tregonning

    4.8 miles/7.8 km - Moderate

    A circular walk from the mansion with possibly the oldest formal gardens in the country to two hills that altered the course of history, creating the wealthiest estate in Cornwall and giving rise to the Cornish China Clay industry.

  • 4.8 miles/7.7 km - Moderate

    Lelant Saltings to Carbis Bay

    Lelant Church

    Lelant Saltings to Carbis Bay

    4.8 miles/7.7 km - Moderate

    A circular walk from Lelant following St Michael's Way along the vast stretch of beach from Porthkidney Sands to Carbis Bay, with views over St Ives Bay on the return route.

  • 5.0 miles/8.1 km - Moderate

    Hell's Mouth to Godrevy

    Stones Reef and Godrevy Lighthouse

    Hell's Mouth to Godrevy

    5.0 miles/8.1 km - Moderate

    A circular walk following the coast from Hell's Mouth past to Godrevy lighthouse to the sandy beaches of St Ives Bay, returning via a pilgrimage route along the Red River Valley.

Download the iWalk Cornwall app and use the QR scanner within the app to find out more about any of the walks above.