Follow the green arrows along the route to help you on your way.
Total steps: 12
Total steps: 12
The Edgcumbe tea-room at Cotehele Quay.
Start your walk at the Edgcumbe tea-room. Follow the green arrows and signpost for Cotehele Mill past the Discovery Centre. Continue along the road until you reach the stone bridge.
Follow the trail into the woodland with the stream on your left until you reach a junction on the footpath.
There are two junctions here to explore a little further and visit either Cotehele Mill (at Step 4) or the Morden Weir (at step 5). To continue the circular walk, bear right and follow the footpath up the hill.
To visit Cotehele Mill, follow the first path on the left taking you down towards a small wooden bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the path past the meadow to reach the mill.
To visit the Morden Weir, bear left at the second junction’
Go through the white gate, where you will see Elbow Cottage in front of you and a fork in the road on your right. Follow the higher road on the left which is signposted to Cotehele.
Pass both entrances to the main car park on your left and continue to follow the road.
Beyond this point, the path is not accessible for wheelchairs and prams. To take a shortcut back to Cotehele Quay and the starting point by turning right and following the road down the steep hill. To continue following the current route, turn left and follow the road towards Cotehele House, gardens, restaurant and shop.
When you can see the reception in front of you bear right across the courtyard and go through the brown gate behind the toilet block. Follow the path until you reach a junction.
Once you have reached the junction, take the sharp right path downhill to reach Calstock lookout. Please note, the path here is steep and uneven underfoot.
Follow the path downhill until you reach the small chapel.
Continue along the path, keeping the fields on your left and woods on you right until you return to Cotehele Quay car park.
Cotehele Quay car park
A ten-mile cycle trail along the old Great Western Railway, through woodland and open countryside, suitable for children of of all ages.
A strenuous walk high above turquoise seas and white sandy beaches, and through prime fishing and smuggling territory.
This circular walking trail takes you along the South West Coast Path, with views over Looe Island and the South East Cornwall coast.
There's lots to discover at the Cotehele estate. Miles of pathways lead you through ancient woodland, past a historic chapel, and to an important Victorian quay.
Take a stroll around the 5.5 hectares of Cotehele's garden where you’ll discover terraced herbaceous borders, a lily pond as well as a medieval stewpond and dovecote.
Dogs are welcome to join you at Cotehele. There are miles of paths and loads of space where they can stretch their legs and bowls of clean water once they’re thirsty. Cotehele is a two pawprint rated place.
Tuck into a cream tea at one of Cotehele’s cafés, find an eco-friendly gift or plant at the shop, and discover local artists at The Bull Pen Gallery.
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