Cornwall spring walks

There are miles of beaches, woodland and coastal paths stretching across this ancient landscape perfect for exploring this colourful season.

A walk along the river Hayle

Godolphin spring river walk

Enjoy a gentle stroll along the River Hayle and soak up some of the warm spring sunshine. Make sure to look out for emerging wildlife at this Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as the season changes.

Lanhydrock Respryn bridge

Lanhydrock summer walks

There are a host of ways to see the countryside and garden at Lanhydrock. Join a garden or estate tour with one of our friendly volunteer guides or explore at your own pace within the formal garden or three circular estate walks.

Bluebell at Rinsey

Rinsey walk: underground, overground, air and sea

Enjoy this short 1 mile circular walk along the cliffs at Rinsey; taking in sea views and spotting for spring wildflowers like bluebells and thrift. Why not add a walk down to the beach to take the first paddle of the year?


Out and about at Botallack

Explore Botallack's wild coast. Visit the iconic chimneys and Crowns before taking a break in the Count House Workshop Café.

The view from the top of Prospect Tower at Cotehele

Explore the Cotehele estate

The estate is open every day from dawn to dusk and your dog is welcome too. There are loads of walking routes through the 1300 acres of countryside, with miles of wooded paths opening up onto views of the river and the surrounding fields.

A walker with her dog at Trevose Head, Cornwall

Walks you can get to by bus 

Hop on a First Kernow Bus and relax en route to some of Cornwall's most dramatic coastline. We've put together some walks from the bus stops to Cape Cornwall, Levant Mine, Botallack, Trevose Head and Carnewas at Bedruthen to help you on your way.

Walking the dog at Trelissick in winter

Things to do in Cornwall with dogs 

Many of the places cared for by the National Trust are dog friendly, find a perfect walk for you and your four legged friend.


You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.