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Notice: Sharrow footpath closed. Due to a landslip we're shutting the footpath at Sharrow on Whitsand Bay (just down from the council car park), so use the paths near Tregantle or Freathy for the time being and please be careful.
Exploring South East Cornwall's history and culture
The fishing villages of Polperro and Looe are ideal starting points to explore this part of South East Cornwall. With a range of walks for all abilities there are some great opportunities for everyone to take in this unspoilt coast along the South West Coast Path.
The network of footpaths that we maintain provides views overlooking the historic smuggling cove of Talland Bay, the close, yet far, Looe Island and the far reaching sands of Whitsand Bay. With places to fly kites, walk and get down to the beach there are many ways to enjoy the coast and countryside of Polperro, Looe and Whitsand Bay.
Take the South West Coast Path challenge this October.
Join in with one of the 10 mile organised walks or create your own challenge on a stretch of the South West Coast Path that you love.
Add your miles to the map and help raise funds to keep our footpaths well managed for future years.
We're now working on the old Net Loft on Polperro harbour, repairing the cracks that have appeared in the walls and making it strong enough to withstand the battering it gets from sea and storms.
We'd like the building to be much more accessible in the future.
What would you like to happen in the Net Loft once it's finished - if you have any more ideas for how the building might be used please get in touch?