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The Dodman

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Great walk

The cross is a photo opportunity. And the walk from Gorran or Hemmick requires you to take a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Advantage point to rival any Cornish view!

We walked onto Dodman point whilst doing a 6 mile circular peninsula walk, we had good warmth to... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Paul F
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Penare car park, | Penare, Saint Austell, Gorran Haven PL26 6NY, England
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

The cross is a photo opportunity. And the walk from Gorran or Hemmick requires you to take a breather anyway! Fab views. Look out for the ponies, and swim from Hemmick beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

if you park at the national trust car park at gorran haven you can walk up to the view point on the dodman in about 40 minutes, it is a steady uphill walk but most people should be able to cope if no there are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

We walked onto Dodman point whilst doing a 6 mile circular peninsula walk, we had good warmth to hot weather along with for or five heavy ish very short showers. You could see the showers coming in from the sea so had plenty of time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Nice walk around the point. Hemmick beach is quite beautiful and remote, hardly anyone on it even in August on a warm day. Be warned, however, that the road down to the beach is the narrowest you will find anywhere with no passing places. Be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fly_Tyer_99
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted a quiet national trust beach to visit on our Cornwall holiday and took a bit of a chance on parking at The Dodman car park and walking half a mile down to Hemmick. We had no idea what to expect but it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bert1981
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We parked at the NT car park at Penare which is down a very narrow road but is very quiet with quite a few passing places. The walk is well signposted and the views are spectacular! Would definitely recommend an hour well spent.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nicolalG186LA
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Walked off lunch at Mevagissy, with friends and dog at Dodman Point. Beautiful views all along the coast; walking relatively easy and not too vertiginous for those who don't like heights. Would recommend this on a dry sunny day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CathyAquilla
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place to wander and admire the Cornish views. It’s a bit steep in places but average in difficulty. At Dodman point there is a monument for what I don’t know but makes a great pic. Worth a stop if you fancy a walk and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank sidmackem
Reviewed 15 September 2017

There are many routes this area can be approached but probably the least energetic is to Park at NT Penare car park.We usually round trip walk from Goran Haven (total around 4 miles) either the coastal path or via the route through the farm camp...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KenC3054
Reviewed 21 August 2017

we walked from treveague farm, down to hemmick, around the point, past vault beach and onto gorran haven - with a picnic stop in the middle. really beautiful. we had babies in packs so some ofthe hilly bits at the end were hard work -...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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jane b
19 September 2017|
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Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
The Car Park is at Penare (map reference SW999404).