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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.

To stay a while, book one of our holiday cottages nearby or camp out at Highertown Farm campsite in Lansallos.

The cracks in the walls of the old net loft in Polperro © NT ranger

The cracks in the walls of the old net loft in Polperro

Polperro Net Loft renovation

This year we're going to be starting work on the old net loft at Polperro, to repair the cracks that are appearing in the walls and to make it strong enough to withstand the battering it gets from sea and storms.

We are very hopeful that the net loft can be much more accessible in the future. what would you like to happen in the building once it's finished - if you have any more ideas for how the building might be used please get in touch?


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