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View from Park Head towards Carnewas
View from Park Head towards Carnewas | © National Trust

Park Head walk

An easy, level walk to the clifftops at Park Head with views of the towering sea stacks and the picturesque Bedruthan Steps in the foreground. Whether the sea is calm or stormy, this is an iconic and unforgettable view of North Cornwall. In summer, the cliffs are covered in wild flowers.

Total steps: 4

Total steps: 4

Start point

Park Head National Trust car park, grid ref: SW853707

Step 1

From the car park go through adjacent kissing gate and follow the field edge path.

Step 2

At the second gate, turn left and follow the route out to the cliffs and the coast path.

Step 3

Turn right and follow the coast path to a stone hedge, where there's a seat to rest and take in the views.

Step 4

Return the same way you came.

End point

Park Head National Trust car park, grid ref: SW853707

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Map route for Park Head walk
Map route for Park Head walk | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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Bedruthan, near Padstow, Cornwall, PL27 7UW

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