Category Archives: Out and about

SWCP #38 & #39a -Falmouth to Porthscatho, Porthcatho to Carne Beach

The first walk of the year set us literally on the right path: sunshine, blue skies and the bar set very high with an excellent start to another year of walking! Highlights were the beach of seals and for RS … Continue reading

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SWCP #37 – Helford to Falmouth

Full of a decent breakfast, and minus two walkers, RS, LN and DP set out to do a shorter stint from Helford back to Falmouth. We might have been slightly fuzzy from the previous night’s shenanigans – enjoying the variety … Continue reading

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SWCP #36b Porthoustock to Helford

The Half Way point was reached finally! Probably about 2 or 3 months later than I wanted or had hoped to, but reached nevertheless! We were joined by DP for her first walk, and CW came back again – having … Continue reading

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SWCP #30 & 31a Porthcurno to Penzance

And then the weather changed. This was a walk that nearly wasn’t, because we only did one day of what should have been a two-day camping weekend, and even then, we nearly didn’t… I guess we’d had it to too … Continue reading

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SWCP – notes on the path

Notes on equipment Having now walked 4 seasons, I feel I have a good sense of what is needed on your feet, head and back to get this walk done. That said, I have walked with 19 different people who … Continue reading

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SWCP #18 Port Isaac to Rock

The final day of our four-day walking marathon was another sunny day taking us from the idyllic Port Isaac, made famous by Martin Clunes as grumpy Doc Martin and finishing in Rock, the north side of the river Camel. Date: … Continue reading

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Where have all the blog posts gone?

Good morning lovely folk! This blog has been neglected and now I am so far behind, I have no idea where to start! The last time I wrote, I was somewhere in the North of Cornwall on my walk, approaching … Continue reading

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SWCP walk #12 Clovelly to Hartland Quay

A walk of contrast today – combes, climbs, bluebells, sheer drops and jaw-dropping views! It took us far longer than the book suggested and, having thought my thermal trousers we done for the season, they were back out again for … Continue reading

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SWCP walk #11 Westward Ho! to Clovelly

This one was tough! But that’s probably due to the fact that the previous 30 + miles were flat – I know my lungs and legs certainly forgot what a hill was and this walk had several very steep ones! … Continue reading

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SWCP walk #9 & #10 Barnstaple to Westward Ho!

Good grief this was long! Almost 19 miles along two estuaries and through 5 settlements: almost completely flat, with sunshine, a cool breeze and some determination we made it to Westward Ho! in good time. Walk stats: Start: Barnstaple, North … Continue reading

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