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Stunning walk

Started at Portscatho car park and headed along the coast towards St Anthony Head, on to Place and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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A Great Day Out

We did an eight mile coastal walk from Portscatho to St. Anthony Head and then onto Place where we... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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National Trust Porth Car Park, St Mawes TR2 5EZ, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Started at Portscatho car park and headed along the coast towards St Anthony Head, on to Place and back to our car via Porth. I’ve wanted to walk this area for quite some time and it didn’t disappoint even in gale force winds. Stunning scenery,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

We did an eight mile coastal walk from Portscatho to St. Anthony Head and then onto Place where we had the option to either retrace our steps back to Portscatho or walk back there across country. The third option was to take the Place to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lawol59
Reviewed 12 October 2018

at the end of a long predominantly single track lane, which at times seems never ending. reasonably large national trust car park which always seems to have the odd space free. very steep downward path to the lighthouse is worth a detour but it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nthrubwell
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

we were staying just up the road and wondered where this road ended. what a find!!!! parked free as we are NT membrs and took the walk to the bird hide and enjoyed all the views on the way. an excellent opportunity to take in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank APH0363
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A good place to park, members park free. You can walk down to the beautiful beach, onto the coastal path or walk on to St Anthony Head. Whichever you choose the views will be fantastic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TinbumNorthWales
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It is hard to believe this is in the UK, it could be the best landscape in Crete. That isn't to do down our country, it merely explains my fascination with this landscape which is extraordinary and quite breathtaking. One does need to be reasonably...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 842helenfox
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We walked from Portscatho. Fabulous weather made this a great walk with quite a few well placed benches along the route. Well worth doing, but you do need to take plenty of water with you and be fairly fit to complete the walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank louiseholistic
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We stayed here and we actually stayed for one week in the Lighthouse and had the most amazing time. Spent ever day out and about for 12 or more hours and then returned back to the best accommodation I have ever stayed in. Observation room...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JEvansHertfordshire
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A great walk around the headland with lovely views right across to Falmouth and beyond. There is a free binocular scope in the old battery to look around. The car park is national trust and good accessibility plus toilets.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DJRDevon
Reviewed 5 August 2018

6 of us got off at the pontoon bridge on the peninsula from St. Mawes harbour (£7 return ticket, every 30 mins, dog & bike friendly). We followed the lovely path walk past St.Anthony's church and beyond along the coast, stopping off a small beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from W15Boy | Reviewed this property |
It is very steep for old humans
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Response from JaxGallaghan | Reviewed this property |
Address Porth, near Portscatho, Cornwall, TR2 5EX, it’s realky close to Towan Beach and next to Thirstea beach cafe.