South West Coastal Path: Marazion to Mevagissey

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4.5 Based on 6 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Self-guided
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Self guided/Independent
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  • Starts Marazion, England
  • Ends Mevagissey, England
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Walking Around the Lizard and Roseland Peninsula
  • Stunning Coastline of Beaches, Coves and Cliffs
  • Naval History and Castle at Falmouth
  • Picturesque Ports & Fishing Villages
Start in Marazion and end in Mevagissey, the tour South West Coastal Path: Marazion To Mevagissey is a self-guided walking tour that takes 8 days. You will travel through The Lizard, Falmouth, Porthleven and 4 other destinations in England. South West Coastal Path: Marazion To Mevagissey is a tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Walk along the southern section of the Cornwall Coastal Path. This holiday includes a wonderful variety of coastal scenery ranging from sheltered tidal creeks to the wooded Fal estuary and the brooding cliffs of the Lizard, England's most southerly point. The whole area is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. Its mild climate permits even palm trees to flourish and Cornwall is the home of some of England’s finest gardens. Cornwall historically is the land of smugglers, shipwrecks and dark deeds in secret hidden coves, many of which you will pass through on your walk. It has literary associations with the poet John Betjeman, who was tongue-tied by the spectacular cliffs, Virginia Woolfe and of course, the novels of Daphne Du Maurier. The scenery is as spectacular and picturesque as the tiny fishing villages. There are superb beaches, marvelous bird watching and botanical spots, and sunsets that will stay in your memory long after you leave. There are those who have completed the whole five hundred miles of this wonderful long distance trail, who’s after dinner conversation touches on little else. Our moderate little week’s walk can have just as powerful side effects.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
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4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 14 2019
“We really enjoyed this very scenic walking trip. It was fairly challenging in a good way, with lots of up and down along the coastal cliffs. We shortened one of the longer days when the weather turned rainy and this was easy to do by calling a taxi from one of the towns. The variety of walking paths and coastal scenery was superb, with dramatic cliffs and sandy surfing beaches, and the food in all the B&Bs, restaurants and little beach huts was so very good.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 24 2019
“We took a self-guided tour in Cornwall from Marazion to Mevagissey. It was our first experience of the kind and we absolutely loved it. It was very convenient to have all the accommodations, itinerary and luggage transfer arranged for you and, in my view, it was very well worth it. The tour was easy to book, the communications with the tour consultant were very satisfactory and the overall experience was extremely positive and inspiring. It's very likely that we will book some other walking tours with Sherpa Expeditions. For overseas customers like ourselves, I recommend to tack on a day in Penzance before the tour (we went to the Minack Theatre and walked around in Penzance). St Michael's Mount is a must in Marazion (you have to arrive at Marazion early for that). Also a day or two in Fowey after the end of the tour - we went to Lanhydrock House and Gardens from there and Fowey itself is a charming little town with an amazing history.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 09 2018
“Accurately rated as a 'Moderate' walk with an average of 22/23 kms per day, we found this trip was within our capabilities. The varied coastal scenery, cute villages and water crossings made for a very pleasant trek. We had no trouble finding places to buy lunch and had some great evening meals as well. This was our first experience of a self-guided walk and everything pretty much went according to plan.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 02 2018
“I LOVED THIS HIKE! I was consistently challenged, awed, inspired, impressed, and smitten with every meter of this TREK! I would challenge it all again.....with a different regimen of preparation. The accommodations were wonderful and perfectly arranged. Our hosts and hostesses were consistently accommodating and fun and knowledgeable of things both near and far. The breakfasts hearty and made to order. The luggage transfer without a hitch. The route notes a nice complement to the "Trailblazer Guide".”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive Marazion
  • Day 2 : Marazion to Porthleven 17.75 km/11 miles
  • Day 3 : Porthleven to The Lizard 24.15 km/15 miles
  • Day 4 : The Lizard to Porthallow 25.75 km/16 miles
  • Day 5 : Porthallow to Falmouth 26.5 km/16.5 miles
  • Day 6 : Falmouth to Portloe 21.75 km/13.5 miles
  • Day 7 : Portloe to Mevagissey 19.35 km/12 miles
  • Day 8 : Arrangements end after breakfast
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 7 nights accommodation in hotels and guesthouses on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities where available
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts
Transport
  • One piece of luggage per person transferred from Inn to Inn, not exceeding 20kg. Please note all luggage moves over October dates will incur a Winter Transfer Supplement
Others
  • Information pack including route notes & maps
  • Emergency hotline
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Lunch, Dinner and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
  • Unscheduled transfers required during the trip
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this South West Coastal Path: Marazion to Mevagissey tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 69 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

South West Coastal Path: Marazion to Mevagissey tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this South West Coastal Path: Marazion to Mevagissey tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

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