Boscastle Walking Week
What’s it all about
A week of walks with experienced and informed local guides for all ages and abilities. Explore the beautiful countryside around the village of Boscastle, along the Cornish coastline, woodlands and streams with local guides.
Boscastle Walking Week is an intimate event run by local people that has grown in popularity over the years. Welcoming new and returning walkers, participants in the organised walks get to explore the beautiful countryside around the village of Boscastle. This year sees an extended range of walks and activities for you to pick and mix from.
As spring arrives, you can enjoy a week of walking along the Cornish coastline or amid woods and streams with local guides in one of Cornwall’s most spectacularly scenic areas. There is a mix of walks for all ages, abilities and interests so everyone can join in and discover more about this lovely part of the county on foot and in good company.
From the very best of Britain’s coastline to wonderful walks amid woods and streams, it’s all on offer during Boscastle’s increasingly popular Walking Week.
2023 will see an extended range of walks and activities for you to pick and mix from, with the aim to have something for all ages and abilities.
Walks on offer will include:
Morwenstow to Stanbury Mouth – A moderate to strenuous near 4 mile circular walk along the shipwreck coast taking in Hawker’s Hut, The NTs smallest building and offering stunning coastal views, wildflowers, and the sandy beach of Stanbury Mouth.
Bedruthan Steps – Take in the spectacular views of the stacks at Bedruthan and walk in the footsteps of giants!
Golitha Falls – 6 miles of beautiful walking through the National Nature Reserve of Golitha, through the valley and on to a gentle walk around Siblyback Lake.
Millook - A 3.5m strenuous walk from Poundstock through bluebell woods along to the ancient chevron folded cliffs at Millook Haven and along the coast path to Bridwell point and its panoramic views.
Plus we hope to have...
Welcome Meal – a chance to meet up with friends old and new on the first evening of the week.
Fish & Chip supper/ Quiz night – The traditional end to the week’s exertions.
For further details on these and many more walks, day events and meal deals throughout the week, please head straight to www.visitboscastle.com or find us on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/boscastlewwalkingweek
Booking for all walks is essential.
Sturdy walking gear and personal insurance is recommended.
Did you know?
The celebrated author Thomas Hardy spent a year living near Boscastle when in 1868 he worked as an architect on the refurbishment of St Juliot Church. Here he met his first wife Emma Gifford, the local rector’s sister-in-law. Much of the landscape around Boscastle is the inspiration for his 1873 novel, ‘A Pair of Blue Eyes’.
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