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Chun Quoit and Botallack from Carnyorth
Introduction to Walk 1028

Photo from the walk - Chun Quoit and Botallack from Carnyorth

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - moderate

This walk includes neolithic Chun Quoit, industrial heritage at Botallack, a section of the South West Coast Path and moorland scenery with views over West Cornwall and Penwith. Starting from Carnyorth, you are unlikely to meet more than a handful of people on this interesting walk in West Cornwall, which was home to an extensive tin mining industry.  

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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