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The view from Trencrom Hill, Cornwall
The view from Trencrom Hill, Cornwall | © National Trust Images/Shaun Boyns
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Trencrom Hill trail

Climb to the top of 175m-high Trencrom Hill for far-reaching views across the landscape. Although it's not the highest hill in West Cornwall the route to the top offers a glimpse of some prehistoric archaeology and history as well as the chance to spot wildlife along the way.

Worth a trip from Godolphin

Why not combine your visit to Godolphin with a brisk walk up Trencrom Hill? It's about a 20-minute drive between the two places.

Total steps: 4

Total steps: 4

Start point

Trencrom Hill car park. Grid ref: SW517359

Step 1

From Trencrom Hill car park head west towards Badger's Croft, following the track.

Step 2

Take the path on the right, skirting the hill.

Step 3

Ascend to the top of the hill from the north. At the top of Trencrom Hill take in the views stretching across North Cornwall to Godrevy and towards Rosewall Hill to the west.

Step 4

Follow the track down and round back to the car park. On the way back, keep an eye out for traces of mining history such as shafts.

End point

Trencrom Hill car park. Grid ref: SW517359

Trail map

Map of Trencrom Hill trail, Cornwall
Map of Trencrom Hill trail, Cornwall | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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