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You can't visit this area and not walk the cliff top paths, it's the best way to see Cornwall. Good... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Penrith, United Kingdom
lovely walk through countryside and Coastal paths, good shoes are in order

We ventured down a very tight lane to the National Trust car park at Coombevand walked back towards... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Paul F
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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A short 2.6 mile walk on the South West Coast Path around a strategic headland on the River Fowey, used to defend the estuary and harbour for over 2000 years. With terrific sea views, the walk passes a castle built by Henry VIII modified during the...more
| Coombe National Trust Car Park, Fowey PL23 1HW, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

You can't visit this area and not walk the cliff top paths, it's the best way to see Cornwall. Good tough shoes and a walking stick required.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BobDunda
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We ventured down a very tight lane to the National Trust car park at Coombevand walked back towards Polkerris; we took a detoure here which added about 1/2 mile onto the overall walk but it was worth it to stop in the age on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Definitely worth a walk past the end of Fowey Esplanade, past Readymoney beach and out along the South West Coast Path. Walk as far as you feel able and visit a couple of attractive coves further down. Mega fit types could walk as far as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank BazJackSalisbury
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Nice walk from centre of Fowey out to St Catherine's. Some fab views on the way and you walk through an idyllic beach towards the end. (No dogs allowed on beach in summer). Great views from st Catherine's out to sea and up the estuary....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Walked the South West Coast path from Fowey to Polkerris and took in St Catherine's Castle as part of the walk - well worth the stop to view these ruins.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Simon G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

the Coast path offers a great way to see the Cornish coast. We used it on several occasions and visited St Catherine's Castle a couple of time. Robust shoes/ boots are needed and the weather can turn quickly.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A steep climb from Ready Money Cove to get here but the view is superb. The defensive importance of this place is obvious. You really do feel like the king of the castle.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TinbumNorthWales
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Handy car park Pathway just off the carpark. Lovely walk through, quaint cottages and country wide flowers then you come to the coastal path. Once you walk to the end you come to a quaint little beach, beach shop that sells coffee, snacks and ice...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank PJC1503
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I have for a number of years sat on my boat in Fowey watching heads appear in the trees of walkers doing their best meerkat impressions as they tackle The National Trust Hall Walk from Polruan to Bodinnick. I decided this year that I was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great new addition of steps unto the point, makes the climb easier for the elderly and young, thank you!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank nsmurtagh
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