Cornwall winter walks

Dramatic coastal scenes truly come to life in the winter months, as the wind and waves crash against the rocks. There are miles of beaches and coastal paths that stretch across this ancient landscape.

View over the River Fal

Trelissick secret walk

Walk through historic parkland, along an oak-fringed creek and over a timber framed bridge to the promontory fort and 18th-century quay at Roundwood.

Lifeboat station at Polpeor Cove, Lizard Point

Lizard Point - the most southerly walk

A scenic walk around Britain’s most southerly point and a chance to find rare plants, see Cornish choughs and enjoy a cream tea to finish.

Large rocks and bracken on Godolphin Hill, looking north

Godolphin Hill walk

A gentle ramble up to the top of Godolphin Hill which boasts one of the best views over West Cornwall. On a clear day you can see St Michael's Mount and St Ives bay.

The footpath at St Agnes Head

St Agnes Head Lookout Loop

A simple coastal stroll, with wide sea views, and an interesting stop off point at the National Coastwatch lookout.

Two people and a dog walk in coastal meadows at Bosveal in Cornwall

Exploring the area around the Helford River

With a gently undulating landscape leading out to Falmouth Bay, there are wooded valleys and secluded beaches waiting to be explored on foot.

bridge over the stream at Porth, Roseland, Cornwall
Walking trail

Winter walking around Porth 

You'll find a bit of everything on this moderate walking trail.

Friendly cattle grazing coastal fields, Cape Cornwall

St Just Coastal walk

Learn more about the industrial heritage of this part of Cornwall on a stunning walk across coastal heathland.