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Helford Passage & Frenchman's Creek
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Photo from the walk - Helford Passage & Frenchman's Creek

Region - Cornwall AONB

County/Area - Cornwall

Author - Hidden Cornwall

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 590 feet / 179 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A walk in south Cornwall that includes the Helford River, Gillan and Frenchman's Creek, views of Falmouth bay and some ancient woodland. In addition the route includes four attractive villages.  

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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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