Kit Hill Country Park

The highest point in the Tamar Valley and with over 400 acres of heathland to explore, Kit Hill Country Park shows how humans have worked minerals on marginal upland since the stone age.

Located in the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), Kit Hill is a distinctive outcrop of the great granite mass that runs under the whole of Cornwall. The area is rich in archaeology from a Neolithic long barrow to 19th century mining remains and is also home to a rare array of animal and plant life. Look out for the frequent guided walks and events.

Why you should visit

  • Stunning views across Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor
  • Network of footpaths and horse trails
  • Over 10,000 archaeological remains

Kit Hill is an ideal place for a wide range of activities including bird watching, kite flying and walking. Dramatic views stretch across the Tamar Valley toward Dartmoor in the east and Plymouth and the sea to the south. At the summit, three viewing tables help you identify features as you view the surrounding countryside.

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