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South West Coast Path (Polruan to Polperro)

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Long Walk but stunning scenery

This is a 3.5 hour walk and challenging, but well worth the effort. Drop down into Lansallos Bay... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Mississauga, Canada
moon inn

We whent to looe last week on holiday we all way go back to the moon inn its overe looking the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Maria Uppton S
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All reviews stunning views great walk the cliff beautiful stretch well worth the effort national trust challenging walk bus service walking stick south west coast path ups and downs steep steps circular walk hard work climb lantic scenery
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Disappointed with Polperro as a place to visit we walked a part of the SW Coast path towards Polruan which turned out to be a pleasant hike with some interesting views. Worth an hour of time if you get caught stopping at Polperro but I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This is a 3.5 hour walk and challenging, but well worth the effort. Drop down into Lansallos Bay and experience the hidden gem where the locals go, or the next cover along, Little Lantic Bay and you will find a beach right out of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We whent to looe last week on holiday we all way go back to the moon inn its overe looking the habera it dos aerly good food its a little bit eckspenes

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maria Uppton S
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did Fowey to Looe today. The Polruan to Polterro stretch is very hilly. The 7.9 miles is like a roller coaster. If you are not in hiking shape it will be difficult at best. But it is absolutely beautiful. You will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JimW551
Reviewed 29 August 2018

As others have reported this is a tough walk, we did it in reverse meaning the hardest part of the walk came first. We were rewarded with some fantastic views on the way and a huge sense of achievement when we completed it. Well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rex J
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We set off from Polruan at 11.15am and arrived in Polperro at 3.30pm. The walk is very scenic but be prepared for some very harsh steep hills and lots of stairs (nearest to Polperro). Make sure you have plenty of water with you and some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Madeleine H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This was quite a tough stretch of the coast path not least because it was so hot. There was one point where the way marking was lost which was complicated. Also the path was quite perilous at the cliff tops in places. Despite that, outstanding...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank grahamsmith2016
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We have just come to Polperro and found the car park attendant very unhelpful and 😡 grumpy! Certainly no service with a smile! We are in a motor home - they want £9 for us to park - I don’t think so !!! We had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank calasymonds25
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The coastal path is exhilarating with views over the deep blue sea. Everyone should have this experience to enjoy the best scenery in the world. Entering the harbour at Polperro there is a museum restaurant to enjoy excellent sandwiches and to relax looking over the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Beautiful walk between two stunning Cornwall locations. Buses and ferries can return you to the location you began. It is reasonably challenging especially in the first 2-3 kms out of Polperro. One of the highlights of our recent Cornwall trip.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter C
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Madeleine H
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Response from Justin T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the bus runs from Polperro to Polruan, not that often, so you do need to plan your walk and timings. From memory it was the 481 and the timetable on line did prove accurate for us when we used the service in the other... More