Circular walks beside the River Cober

Circular walks beside the River Cober

the River Cober, Cornwall
  • 2.9 miles/4.7 km - Easy

    Helston

    River Cober

    Helston

    2.9 miles/4.7 km - Easy

    A circular walk at Helston along the wooded valley of the River Cober and through the town via the church.

  • 3.3 miles/5.3 km - Easy-moderate

    Penrose to the Loe Bar

    Porthleven

    Penrose to the Loe Bar

    3.3 miles/5.3 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk alongside the Loe Pool to the Loe Bar and back via the farm on the hill spur which in Cornish gave the name to the Penrose Estate.

  • about 5.1 miles/8.3 km - Easy-moderate

    Helston and Cober Valley

    River Cober

    Helston and Cober Valley

    about 5.1 miles/8.3 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk from Helston along the Cober Valley to the granite quarries at Coverack Bridges where the viaduct of the Helston Railway can still be seen spanning the valley.

  • 6 miles/9.6 km - Easy-moderate

    Penrose and Porthleven

    Porthleven

    Penrose and Porthleven

    6 miles/9.6 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk through the woodland alongside the Loe to the most southerly port on the British mainland, famous for its huge storm waves.

  • 6.2 miles/10 km - Easy-moderate

    The Loe

    Penrose Estate

    The Loe

    6.2 miles/10 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk around the Loe Pool, the largest natural freshwater lake in Cornwall, and along the Loe Bar, one of Cornwall's most treacherous beaches on which 100 of those onboard the HMS Anson drowned metres from the shore, motivating the invention of the rocket lifesaving apparatus that saved thousands of lives.

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