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Please keep dogs under close control
Steep and uneven paths down to the beach and coast path. Nearest NT toilet at Lantivet Bay car park.
Uneven paths and very steep slope and steps down to Lantic Bay 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). Go past Lantivet car park, turn right at the T junction and find the car park, further up on the right, just past Triggabrowne holiday cottages.
Parking: at Lantic Bay (SX149513).
Sat Nav: near PL23 1NP
Just off the South West coast path, between Lansallos and Polruan.
check current bus services https://www.gocornwallbus.co.uk/services
Daily pedestrian ferry service from Polruan (all year) and daily car ferry service from Bodinnick (all year). The Mevagissey to Fowey pedestrian ferry runs a daily service (April to October). Public moorings in Fowey Harbour.
Beach and coastal walks
Climb down the steep path to Lantic Bay, or stay up high and walk round Pencarrow Head.
Explore the beach, go fishing, take in the clifftop views and discover the play trail on a coastal adventure at Lantic Bay and Pencarrow Head.
There are some great walks around Fowey to suit all preferences, with stretches of the South West Coast Path weaving around creeks and woodland. Discover the best places to go and activities to do, from sailing to geocaching.
A circular walk around the Cornish harbour town of Fowey on this National Trust trail taking in heritage highlights and views across the estuary. It's the perfect place for a stroll with plenty of places to stop for a picnic too.
Follow in the footsteps of author Daphne du Maurier on this relaxing trail which visits the coastal landscapes west of Fowey Estuary that inspired her much of her work.
Discover the fascinating history of this area, and a biblical connection, on this moderate coastal walk from Polperro to Looe, Cornwall.
Savour the coastal Cornwall views on this scenic walk through woodland and creek at Fowey Estuary, on a circular route which includes two ferry rides.
An energetic walk circling the Fowey Estuary mouth with spectacular views over Lantic Bay's wide beaches and clear waters, and aspects of Polruan's history.
A cosy cottage next to a converted farmhouse near the pretty, shingly beach of Lantic Bay.
This former farm worker’s cottage near Pencarrow Head has miles of countryside views.
A converted Cornish farmhouse with enclosed front garden and countryside setting.
Nestling amongst meadows and working farmland is this pretty slate-hung cottage.
A stone and slate cottage with the kitchen and sitting room on the first floor, maximising the farmland views.
A traditional slate-roofed stone barn conversion with views over rolling Cornish countryside and farmland.
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.