Great value self-led hiking vacation in Cornwall – Take time to enjoy the incredible scenery of the South West Coast Path. There is no better way to experience Cornwall’s beautiful coastline and history than by hiking its most famous paths.
Cornwall DMC are specialists in self led walking holidays in Cornwall; hiking in Cornwall on the South West Coast Path offers an unforgettable trip in the most popular destination in Southern England. We offer most Cornwall’s popular walking tours or can arrange a bespoke hiking experience to your exact specifications.
The South West Coastal path is Great Britain’s longest long distance walk and Cornwall’s coast offers a great challenge and wonderful varied scenery. We cover the whole of the Cornish section of the path as well as offering some great inland walking. The path follows the whole 322 miles of the Cornish coastline from the rugged north coast from Bude down to Padstow and Lands End to the gentler and greener south coast from Penzance to Falmouth and on to the Roseland Peninsula. The landscape offers the perfect back drop to a walking holiday in Cornwall.
We offer the complete tour arranging everything to make your hike in Cornwall an unforgettable and enjoyable experience.
We’ll help you with transport to your starting point and from your walks end. We organise all the accommodation along your walking route, only in our carefully selected B&Bs offering a high standard of comfort and of course a hearty cooked breakfast or a continental selection. Or choose from a selection of handpicked coastal hotels ranging from good quality 3 star hotels to 5 star luxury.
The days of carrying heavy rucksacks have gone as we arrange for your luggage to travel ahead while you walk, ready for your arrival at your next stopover. Guide books and information on places and points of interest are provided. We can offer advice on the best traditional Cornish pubs for lunch, restaurants for dinner, local services like cash points and post offices; and in the event of an emergency we’re available to assist you.
Helford to Fowey – Starting from the beautiful Helford River and allowing time to explore Frenchman’s Creek (made famous by Daphne du Maurier). The route includes a day walk around Carrick Roads, one of the great natural harbours of the world.
Penzance to Falmouth – Starting in the historic port of Penzance, this walk takes you around the magnificent wild isolated beauty of the Lizard peninsula, before crossing the Helford River on a foot ferry and finishing in the great port of Falmouth.
Padstow to St Ives – Starting in the food capital of Cornwall, this route takes you down the stunning cliffs and huge surfing beaches of the North coast. It also includes sections past old abandoned mine workings, on which Cornwall’s fortunes were made before finishing in the art capital of Cornwall St Ives.
St Ives to Penzance – Starting in St Ives this walk takes in the wild and rugged western end of Cornwall. Highlights include Cape Cornwall, Geevor Tin Mine, Lands End and the iconic fishing village of Mousehole.