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.

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.

Botallack Mine near St Just, Cornwall

Botallack mining walk

Discover Cornish mining heritage on this beautiful 1 mile walk around Botallack.

Godrevy, Cornwall

Godrevy to Hell’s Mouth coastal walk

See glorious ocean views, spot wildlife and learn fascinating local history on this route around Godrevy headland to the dramatic Hell's Mouth and back again.

A walker with her dog at Trevose Head, Cornwall
Walking trail

Trevose Head from the bus stop 

Trevose Head offers unrivalled coastal views and wildlife. This circular walk starts from the bus stop at Harlyn beach served by First Kernow.

Boscastle Harbour is one of the few natural inlets in a tortuous stretch of coastline and led to its development as a port serving this remote part of Cornwall

Boscastle Harbour walk

Spend the a short while walking around this beautiful natural inlet in the heart of north Cornwall by following our harbour trail.

The view from Hawker's Hut, on the coast near Morwenstow.

Morwenstow walk: Reverend Hawker country

Explore our three-mile route starting from the Rectory Tearooms. This circular walk at Morwenstow takes in the coast as well as the Tidna Valley.

A couple walking their dog through the woods at Penrose


Now is a great time to get out and experience the miles of footpaths we have around Penrose. Download our property map and start planning your route or download one of our featured walks.

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.

St Anthony Head lighthouse

A lighthouse, an old paraffin store and a bird hide

This short circular walk presents dramatic scenery along tree-lined pathways and from clifftop vistas.

Looking over fields near Lansallos

Lansallos coastal and woodland walk

This coastal trail takes in secluded coves and beaches, as well as the chance to see tracks made by old smugglers.

Godolphin family christmas

Winter walk up Godolphin hill

Wrap up warm for a bracing walk up Godolphin hill rewarding you with panoramic coast and countryside views on a clear day. A winter's walk isn't complete without a hot drink and the Piggery tearoom has a selection of hot drinks and festive treats.

A sessile oak on Lamouth Creek at Trelissick, Cornwall

Trelissick's secluded stroll to Roundwood Quay

This walk takes you through the diverse scenery and landscapes of Trelissick's countryside. You'll explore wooded creeks, archaeological sites and a newly planted orchard.

Lanhydrock estate in the snow

Walking at Lanhydrock

Need inspiration for your next walk? You can take a gentle stroll and long adventurous walk at Lanhydrock. Choose from woodland paths or open countryside for your next wander.

A black and white image of how Chapel Porth looked in the 1950s

Chapel Porth to Towan Cross walk

Admire the colourful heathland and spot wildlife on this gentle walk along the Cornish coast.

Looking towards the shelter on the footpath in Polperro

Chapel Cliff walk

Look out for caves, the old net loft and the Polperro allotments on this moderately challenging coastal walk in Cornwall. This is a nice extension to your day out in Polperro.

Sheep in the snow at Buckland

Winter walks

This year, Buckland Abbey will be open until 5th January (excluding 24-26 December), and also on weekends until February half term. Join us for woodland walks and warming drinks.