Circular walks beside the River Lynher

Circular walks beside the River Lynher

the River Lynher, Cornwall
  • 4.8 miles/7.7 km - Easy-moderate

    Saltash and the Lynher Valley

    Forder Lake

    Saltash and the Lynher Valley

    4.8 miles/7.7 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk in the ferry town that was the main riverside settlement in mediaeval times when Plymouth was moorland, and where a handful of Elizabethan buildings still remain from the period when Francis Drake built a property empire from his circumnavigation of the globe.

  • 3.7 miles/5.9 km - Moderate

    North Hill to Hawks Tor

    River Lynher

    North Hill to Hawks Tor

    3.7 miles/5.9 km - Moderate

    A circular walk along prehistoric trade routes in the Lynher valley from the village of North Hill where the granite was quarried to build Westminster Bridge.

  • 4.5 miles/7.2 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Rilla Mill and Plushabridge

    River Lynher

    Rilla Mill and Plushabridge

    4.5 miles/7.2 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A circular walk from Rilla Mill with views across Cornwall to the Cheesewring and Kit Hill, and along the River Lynher through the Colquite Woodland reserve and via medieval bridges to where the ancient mill stood until the 1960s and the leats can still be seen.

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