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Fal River

Our favourite walks encompassing the very best of what the Fal River has to offer. Picture-postcard scenery waits to greet you at every turn of the path.


The Great South West Walk

Get your boots on and help raise funds to support the South West Coast Path, one of Cornwall's top natural attractions.

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Fal River Walking

Welcome to a walker's paradise...

More than 150 miles of walking trails that wind through a breathtaking back drop are waiting for you to enjoy.

Surrounded by water wherever you are, the Fal River area enjoys a spectacular coastline which ranges from sheltered, wooded creeks and secluded inlets to storm-beaten shores and golden beaches.

Here you’ll find a selection of our favourite walks that will take you through areas of outstanding natural beauty stretched across the Roseland, around Falmouth and through St Mawes.

These walks are our favourites because they encompass the very best of what the Fal River has to offer.

Picture-postcard scenery waits to greet you at every turn of the path. On the walks you’ll encounter historical points of interest, meander along coast paths and stroll through world heritage sites.

Here are the walks we find truly inspiring...

Caerhays to Dodman

Walk from the grandeur of Caerhays to the imposing majesty of Dodman Point.

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Roseland Ramble

A beautiful walk on the Roseland that takes in some of the finest scenery in Cornwall. Start this walk from the Place Ferry landing.

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Pendennis Headland

Walk around the Pendennis Headland where you'll be rewarded with fantastic views.

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Falmouth Town Walk

Enjoy a gentle walk through Falmouth with a healthy dose of maritime heritage.

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Sloe Berry Stroll

A stroll along the banks of the Helford with the chance to grab some sloe berries.

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Portscatho for Lunch

An all day walk along the Roseland Penisula following the South West Coast Path.

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Woodland Walk

A great walk around the National Trust's Trelissick Garden and the Fal River.

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Helford Short Walks

Around the Helford River you can enjoy a series of achievable short walks.

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St Mawes Headland

A walk around the St Mawes headland past the castle and along the creek.

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Porthbeor Walk

Walking to Porthbeor on the Roseland is a great adventure that everyone can enjoy.

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Fal River Walk

A walk along the banks of the Fal River from St Mawes to Smugglers Cottage.

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St Mawes to St Just

Walk from the historic Cornish fishing village of St Mawes to St Just and explore one of the most beautiful churches in the world.

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Truro Town Walk

Town and country come together in this walk that begins in the heart of Truro .

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Malpas to Tresillian

Walk from the lovely village of Malpas along the calming banks of the Fal River.

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Falmouth Beaches

Walk along Maenporth, Swanpool and Gyllyngvase Beach to St Michael's Hotel & Spa.

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Mylor & Penryn Walk

An all day walk taking in the three villages of Mylor, Penryn and Flushing.

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Penmere Circular

A lovely walk around Falmouth starting at Penmere Station and taking in Swanpool.

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Bissoe & Back

Walk along the Coast to Coast Trail through hidden valleys and quiet villages.

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Mawnan Smith Circular

A walk from Mawnan Smith through sub-tropical gardens and along the Helford River.

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Mylor Creek Walk

A beautiful little walk from the middle of Mylor Bridge along Mylor Creek.

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Roseland Beaches

A stunning all day walk along the Roseland Peninsula following the coast path.

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Meudon Walk

A walk from Meudon Hotel through lush gardens and across secluded beaches.

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Trefusis Headland

A walk with great views across the Carrick Roads from Flushing to Mylor.

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Devoran Circular

Begin in Devoran and enjoy a series of short walks around the village and creek.

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Creeks & Cliffs

Take a magical journey around the Roseland Peninsula on this stunning walk.

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Little & Great Molunan

A short walk to a picturesque cove plenty of quirky nooks and crannies to explore.

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Veryan Circular

Explore the dramatic beauty of Nare Head and Carne Beach on this happy hike.

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