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Kynance Cove & Cadgwith from the Lizard
Introduction to Walk 1032

Photo from the walk - Kynance Cove & Cadgwith from the Lizard

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1350 feet / 409 metres

Grade - moderate

Starting from the Lizard and visiting Kynance Cove and Cadgwith, this walk includes some of the finest scenery in Cornwall. The Lizard is the most southerly point in England and the route includes a section of the South West Coast Path and some wild moorland. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Landranger 203Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
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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.

Recommended Reading

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to Plymouth

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to PlymouthMap of part of the southern section of the 630 mile (1014km) South West Coast Path National Trail. Covers the trail from St Ives to Plymouth along the west Cornwall and Devon coastline. This convenient and compact booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps shows the route, providing all of the mapping you need to walk the trail in either direction.
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