Take care with cliffs
Be aware of cliff edges and unstable cliffs – keep children supervised.
Total steps: 8
Total steps: 8
Crumplehorn pub car park, Polperro, Looe, Cornwall PL13 2RJ. Grid ref: SX204515
From the Crumplehorn car park walk down through Polperro to pick up the South West Coast Path on the north side of the harbour and walk steeply uphill, past the seating area at the viewpoint.
Keep climbing the hill to follow the coast path past the mouth of the harbour and around the Warren.
Carry on along the coast path to Talland, taking note of the detour that guides you around the fragile cliff and leading on to Talland.
Following the coast path above the bay at Talland, carry on along the road beyond, dropping onto the path beside it for a short way. Follow the footpath to the right towards Hore Point at Hendersick and towards Looe.
Carry on around Hore Point, leaving Talland Bay for Portnadler Bay.
Ignoring footpaths travelling inland, carry on along the coastal path to the gate at Hannafore.
Going through the gate, carry on along Hannafore Road, following it along above the beach as it curves around the mouth of the harbour.
Carry on along the western bank of the river and into West Looe. Stop at the fire station to catch the bus back to Polperro, or continue ahead and cross the bridge to visit East Looe, with its shops and craft galleries, catching the bus from Shutta Road.
Looe Community Fire Station, West Looe, Looe, Cornwall PL13 2EX. Grid ref: SX253531.
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