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A 4.5 mile walk along the South West Coast Path to blow away the cobwebs, travelling alongside the railway line high above St Ives Bay, through an area rich in ancient history, from Stone Age times to the nineteenth century, when lookouts watched...more
Lelant Station | Lelant, St Ives TR26 3DS, England
I do love this part of the coastal walk, from St Ives to Lelant. The sole blip is the loss of beach and beach views when you pass the Carbis Bay Hotel.
The new buildings (still unfinished) take up a huge visual space as you...More
Went to Lelant salting midday and the parking was full so went to St Erth. They’re in the process of building more parking but we didn’t have a problem.
Definitely sit on the right hand side of the train - that’s where the view is....More
When staying at St Ives we spent one whole day (10 hours) walking to Lelant and back.
This included coffee by the harbour at St Ives, a drink at the Carbis Bay hotel. Then a long paddle along Carbis Bay beach and around the headland...More
A brilliant way to travel into St Ives without the hassle of having to find somewhere to park. We went from the beginning to the end of the line but there is also ana park and ride stop en route. The station and train were...More
We got the train from St Ives to Lelant Saltings then did this walk back. Both the train and the walk had great coastal scenery to admire. There are some ups and downs though the walk is not too long and you can pause at...More
Takes about two hours from Lelant Park & Ride Station. The coastal walk is beautiful but bear in mind that it is very narrow in places and very hilly! The views, particularly of the Hayle estuary, are spectacular although much of the walk is through...More
Response from SW_Coast_Path_Team | Property representative |
As you would expect with the Coast Path some of it is along cliff tops, but on this section whenever you are close to an edge there is either a fence or a bank between you and the drop, so you should be fine.