Walks in Cornwall

Cornwall is full of dramatic coastal scenes, with miles of beaches and coastal paths that stretch across this ancient landscape perfect local walks.

Visitors walking through a garden in spring

Visiting this spring 

Our gardens, parks and countryside locations are open. Cafés are offering a takeaway service and some outdoor seating is available at cafés in England only. Some shops are open in England and Wales but remain closed in Northern Ireland. All houses are currently closed. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors remains our priority. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance.

Constantine Island

Booby's Bay walk

This popular stretch of the north Cornish coast offers walkers stunning views across Constantine Bay and onwards to the lighthouse at Trevose Head.

The footpath near Lantivet Bay

Lantivet Bay circular walk

This trail offers the chance to explore coves and play on the beautiful beaches of Lantivet and Lantic.

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.

Sea views from Godolphin Hill

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.

Wallkers enjoying Valency Valley

Boscastle and the Valency Valley walk

Traverse the cliffs around Boscastle before exploring the Valency Valley on this National Trust trail in Cornwall.

Ruins of Danescombe Sawmill

Danescombe Valley Walk

This walk starts at Cotehele Quay and leads you through the fantastic Danescombe Valley to take in buildings from the rich mining history of this world heritage site.

Looking at the footpaths along Whitsand Bay, Cornwall

Whitsand Bay Circular Walk

Explore ancient routes and medieval green lanes, wander through woodland and heathland, walk past wetlands and discover a natural reservoir full of wildlife.

The beautiful parkland at Penrose

Plantations and parkland

Enjoy a wild ramble through the woods at Penrose, followed by a gentle stroll through the Victorian parkland.

The footpath at Nare Head

Nare and back again

Walk through the wooded valley taking in beautiful views and exploring the highlights along the way on this walk in Cornwall.

Wheal Coates Towanroath Shaft Engine House, Cornwall

Wheal Coates Tin Mining Walk

See why Wheal Coates is one of the Cornish mining sites celebrating the tinth year of UNESCO World Heritage status.

Turquoise waters from Zennor Head

Zennor Head walk

Enjoy our easy trail which encompasses beautiful coastal scenery, mining, and the Peninsula’s flora and fauna.

View of Porthcew beach from Rinsey cliffs

Rinsey walk: underground, overground, air and sea

Explore the area around Rinsey, a mix of landscapes, including remains from the area's mining heritage.

More walking trails 

Find hundreds of places to explore on foot on our walking map and lots more walking ideas. Whatever you want from a walk, we've got something special just for you.

Visiting this spring 

Our gardens, parks and countryside locations are open. Cafés are offering a takeaway service and some outdoor seating is available at cafés in England only. Some shops are open in England and Wales but remain closed in Northern Ireland. All houses are currently closed. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors remains our priority. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance.