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Highlights of Cornwall's South Coast

From £1,020.00
8 Days & 7 Nights

Highlights of Cornwall's South Coast

  • The best of Cornwall’s south coast from Falmouth via the Lizard to Marazion.
  • Traditional Cornish cream tea of scones, jam and clotted cream.
  • Reaching the Lizard, the most southern point on UK’s mainland.
  • Tropical and colourful gardens of Trelissick & Glendurgan.
  • Explore iconic St Michael’s Mount, a pilgrimage site full of myths & legends.
A self-guided walking tour experiencing the highlights of Cornwall’s south coast. Follow trails along coastal routes, through the famed gardens of Trelissick and Glendurgan to the rugged Lizard peninsula and the iconic St Michael’s Mount in Marazion. Take local ferries that link peninsula’s jutting out into the Atlantic and walk through coves and beaches whilst viewing sparkling turquoise seas. At every turn you see ancient churches and areas steeped in history with legends of smugglers and pirates. Stop for gourmet pub lunches or delicious cream teas in fishing harbours and have your camera at the ready as you walk through the surrounding breath-taking scenery and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, such as the Roseland Peninsula.


Day 1 Arrive Falmouth and overnight Day 2 Ferry to Trelissick Gardens, walk to St Mawes, ferry to Falmouth 9.5 miles / 15.3 km Day 3 Transfer to Trebah Garden, walk to Coverack 11 miles / 17.7 km Day 4 Walk Coverack to the Lizard 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 5 Lizard Loop Walk via Kynance Cove 8 miles / 12.9 km Day 6 Transfer to Marazion. Free time explore St Michaels Mount Day 7 Marazion loop walk via Perranuthnoe 10 miles / 16 km Day 8 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 7kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 7kg is equivalent to 1 single running shoe (not even a pair!). Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.


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  • The South West Coast Path

    Join us on a walk from St Ives to Penzance on the South West Coast Path. This remote and exhilarating walk along the clifftops visits the bustling towns, golden sands and secluded coves of Cornwall.

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  • Walking the South West Coast Path

    The South West Path stretches around the south-west peninsula of England, exposing dramatic coastal scenery as the walk unfolds.  The route is split into several delightful sections as walking the entire route at once would be rather time-consuming.  This video gives you an overview of the route and how best to tackle it.  

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