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.


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.

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 family enjoys the trees illuminated for Christmas

Illuminated garden 

Bobble hat at the ready, the garden is all aglow at Saltram this Christmas.

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 car park next to the Rectory Farm Tearooms. This circular walk at Morwenstow takes in the coast as well as the Tidna Valley.

family walking and swinging a child

Winter walks

Join us for woodland walks and warming drinks throughout January weekends. The house will re-open for Half Term on the 15th February.

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 this winter. On a clear day you'll be rewarded with stunning panoramic coast and countryside views. Treat yourself to a hot drink and slice of homemade cake afterwards - a selection of which can be found in the Piggery tea-room

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.

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.