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Please keep dogs under close control
Steep and uneven paths down to the beach and coast path. Toilets do not meet accessibility standards for wheelchair users.
Uneven paths and slopes on footpaths and through farmland
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 Bodinnick (Fowey), carry on past Lanteglos Highway and turn left at Whitecross. Follow road and turn right at T junction, the car park is a few hundred yards on the right. 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: at Lantivet Bay car park, opposite Frogmore Farm.
Sat Nav: PL23 1NP
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.
check current bus services https://www.gocornwallbus.co.uk/services
Fowey is 4 miles from the Par Beach Trail, a gentle route on a quiet road from Par Beach (close to Par) to St Blazey. The trail links to National Cycle Network Route 3. Remainder of route is along narrow, hilly lanes and a busy A road. From Fowey, take pedestrian ferry to Polruan and continue along narrow, hilly lanes.
Ferries from Fowey to Bodinnick (car and passenger) and Polruan (passenger only).
Beach and coastal walks
Walk down through open farmland to join the coast path, or discover the tiny beaches and coves.
Taking its name from the old pilchard palaces or cellars that dotted the coastline. Look for the remains just above the beach.
Check the tides
Take care not to get cut off when you're exploring the small coves around here www.cornwall-tides.com/lantic-bay-tide-times
This former farm worker’s cottage near Pencarrow Head has miles of countryside views.
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 converted former farmhouse surrounded by walking trails near the unspoilt coast of Polruan.
A converted Cornish farmhouse with enclosed front garden and countryside setting.
A cosy cottage next to a converted farmhouse near the pretty, shingly beach of Lantic Bay.
A traditional slate-roofed stone barn conversion with views over rolling Cornish countryside and farmland.
In between the bays of Lansallos and Lantic you will discover the secluded bay of Lantivet. Walk along the South West coast path or start from the car park next to Frogmore Farm. Climb down to Palace Cove, named after the old pilchard cellar, known as a palace, where fishermen would salt and press their catch of pilchard to preserve them.