Circular walks beside the River Menalhyl

the River Menalhyl, Cornwall
  • 4 miles/6.4 km - Easy-moderate

    Mawgan Porth to St Mawgan

    Mawgan Porth to St Mawgan

    4 miles/6.4 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk from Mawgan Porth along the Vale of Lanherne, following the river Menalhyl to St Mawgan and returning past the 800-year-old cloistered Convent where the sanctuary light has been burning for hundreds of years.

  • 5.8 miles/9.3 km - Easy-moderate

    Castle-an-dinas and Menalhyl valley

    Castle-an-dinas and Menalhyl valley

    5.8 miles/9.3 km - Easy-moderate

    A mostly circular walk from the Castle-an-dinas Iron Age hillfort with 360 degree views across Cornwall, then into the valley to the River Menalhyl, followed by wooded paths lined with primroses, bluebells and wild garlic, and lanes with vibrant wildflowers.

  • 6.6 miles/10.7 km - Easy-moderate

    St Mawgan to St Columb Major

    St Mawgan to St Columb Major

    6.6 miles/10.7 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk along the Vale of Lanherne to the mediaeval market town of St Columb Major, where Cornish Hurling is still played, through the broadleaf woodland of the Carnanton Estate along the River Menalhyl, returning to the riverside pub, church and convent at St Mawgan.

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