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Tintagel to Boscastle
Introduction to Walk 1029

Photo from the walk - Tintagel to Boscastle

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1970 feet / 597 metres

Grade - moderate

The walk along the coast path from Tintagel to Boscastle includes some of the finest coastal scenery in Britain. Boscastle with its pretty harbour and some pleasant woodland in a secluded valley are also included in the route. The section of the walk along the coast follows the South West Coast Path with its many ups and downs. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to Plymouth

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