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.

Spring tulips in the parterre at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Discover more on our top spring walks

There are a host of ways to see the countryside and garden at Lanhydrock as it bursts back into life this spring. Join a garden or estate tour with one of our friendly volunteer guides or explore at your own pace with in 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 Cafe.

Bluebells in the grass near a bench in the countryside at Cotehele, Cornwall

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.

Lady walking her dog on Trevose Head in Cornwall

Walks in Cornwall 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.

A couple with their dog on Penrose beach, Cornwall

Dog walking in Cornwall 

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.