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Please keep dogs under close control at all times
Steep and uneven paths down to the beach and coast path. Nearest National Trust toilet at Lantivet Bay car park.
Uneven access on the path down to the beach
A38 from Plymouth, bypass Liskeard and after 2 miles turn left at roundabout onto A390, go through village of East Taphouse and turn left onto B3359. Travel for approximately 4 miles then turn right, signposted Lansallos and follow signs to Lansallos (6 miles). From St Austell, take A3082 towards Fowey then take ferry to Bodinnick. Leave Bodinnick heading towards Lanreath (1 mile). At Whitecross, take right turn, following signposts towards Polruan (3½ miles)
Parking: National Trust car parking at Lansallos (SX174518); Frogmore (SX157517) and Lantic Bay (SX150513)
on the South West Coast path
Par, 6 miles (by ferry); Looe, 7 miles; St Austell, 11 miles (by ferry); Lostwithiel, 11 miles; Bodmin Parkway, 16 miles.
For up-to-date bus routes and times, see www.transportforcornwall.co.uk
Beach and coastal walks
Down a wooded track is a beach and access to the South West Coast Path.
Discover the places to visit in and around this Cornish village, including sandy coves, ancient churches, old water mills and landmarks from its smuggling heyday.
Whether you’re spending the day at Lansallos or sticking around for the week, there are plenty of ways to fill your time along this dramatic stretch of Cornish coast.
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.
Explore the coastline around Whitsand Bay on this circular walk between Tregantle Fort and Crafthole, full of wildlife, military history and smuggling stories.
A peaceful campsite near Lansallos Cove, surrounded by pretty Cornish villages.
A handsome, semi-detached, dog-friendly, and characterful slate-hung farmhouse, with sweeping coastal views towards the Dodman Point and beyond.
A converted comfortable house, with sweeping views over the Cornish coast and countryside.
This charming dog-friendly cottage is just metres from a winding Cornish tidal creek and surrounded by woods.
Lansallos Scout Camp
West Coombe Scout Camp is for Scouts and Guides who want to experience the freedom of the great outdoors. We can also host other approved groups. Contact us for more information.
A converted Cornish farmhouse with enclosed front garden and countryside setting.
Nestling amongst meadows and working farmland is this pretty slate-hung cottage.
East of the Fowey estuary is a long stretch of unspoilt coast loved by walkers, with abundant wild flowers and birds.
With activities ranging from camping and kite flying to walking and watersports there are loads of ways you can explore the coast and countryside.
The network of footpaths links farmland and wooded valleys to the South West Coast Path and gets you right into a landscape rich in wildlife, conservation and farming. As part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest there is an abundance of wildlife waiting to be discovered, from the wildflowers on the coastal slopes, to the many birds on the cliffs and farmland.
To stay a little longer, why not book one of our holiday cottages, or pitch up at Highertown Farm campsite in Lansallos. Find out more at National Trust holidays.
We are working to create 250 hectares of new species rich grassland at National Trust sites across Cornwall. The project, due to be completed by 2026, will help us rise to the twin challenges of biodiversity loss and climate change.