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A sessile oak on Lamouth Creek at Trelissick, Cornwall
A sessile oak on the banks of Lamouth Creek | © National Trust / Hilary Daniel

Trelissick to Roundwood Quay walk

Trelissick sits on its own peninsula with water on three sides. This walk follows the River Fal and offers contrasting views between narrow creeks and wide expanses of water.

Total steps: 8

Total steps: 8

Start point

Trelissick car park, grid ref: SW835396

Step 1

From the car park, have a look at the estate map before walking past the cattle grid into the parkland, with the sea view in front of you. Walk towards the water and you'll get to the beach.

Step 2

With the beach in front of you, turn to the left and you'll find a metal gate. Go though the gate and this will lead you to the woodland walk.

Step 3

Eventually you'll pass a path down to the ferry pontoon on the right and a small building that leads to the garden (this entrance is open Easter to September and various dates in winter). Carefully cross the road to reach the woodland walk on the other side.

Step 4

After a while you'll find a junction in the path. Go to the right, following signs and the path all the way to Roundwood Quay.

Step 5

At Roundwood Quay retrace your steps back to step 4.

Step 6

When returning to step 4, go uphill and follow the zig-zag path through mixed woodland up to the road.

Step 7

Before crossing the road, ensure dogs are on leads and take extreme care when crossing to the gate on the opposite side by the Old Lodge. Once over the road, go straight on until you find a tarmac drive.

Step 8

At the drive, go through the gate to the side of the cattle grid and follow the drive until you find yourself back at the car park where you began.

End point

Trelissick car park, grid ref: SW835396

Trail map

Map route for Trelissick to Roundwood Quay walk
Map route for Trelissick to Roundwood Quay walk | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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