Walking & Cycling
There are few better ways to enjoy Cornwall, than in the great outdoors. Whether you prefer on foot or by bike, there are some beautiful trails and tracks nearby to visit. The South West Coastal Path, wraps around our beautiful peninsula. Little Pengelly is just five miles, from the nearest section which you can explore!
Equidistant between the North and South coasts, Little Pengelly is the perfect hideaway for enthusiastic walkers. The closest spot to get onto the famous South West Coast Path to start your adventure is just five miles away at Praa Sands. Walk the cliffs, taking in the views and discovering hidden coves beneath your feet.
Cycling at Penrose
If you’re planning to get out and about on two wheels during your holiday, the trails at Penrose are a great place to start. There are long, smooth cycleways ideal for little ones or those just trying to remember how easy it is get back on their bike. For those looking for more of a challenge, the woodland trails around Degibna will get your legs working! Bikes may be hired locally.
St Michael's Mount to Mousehole
This beautiful 7 mile off road route takes in some of Cornwall’s most loved sites. We’d recommend starting your adventure at the magnificent St Michael’s Mount, take an hour or two to soak it up. This way you’ll finish your ride at pretty Mousehole where there are some fantastic places to stop for lunch.
Enjoy a walk along the wild and rugged St Agnes Heritage Coastline. The tin mining history of this part of Cornwall is visible with every step, the dramatic tin mines dominating the clifftops start to tell the story. Wander for miles taking it all in, explore the beaches below and find somewhere to try some of Cornwall’s best seafood for lunch.
Chapel Porth Beach
Visit this unspoilt cove at low tide, for a lovely sandy beach. In the winter it receives the full force of the Atlantic storms which can be very dramatic!
The First and Last Trail
This family friendly cycle trail from Lands’ End snakes along the Penwith Heritage Coast passing by the stunning Sennen, Newlyn, Penzance and Marazion. After taking on the very end of the country and the beautiful views, find somewhere to enjoy a delicious meal and a cold local beer.
Following a disused railway, the Camel Trail is a family friendly way to see some of Cornwall’s loveliest countryside. The full trail is 18 miles and takes you through woodland, hills, valleys, seaside and beaches, there are plenty of places to stop for refreshments. There are lots of spots along the trail for more experienced cyclists to take a detour and tackle some more challenging routes.