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Guided Hike on SWest Coast Path, Fowey

guided hike

Guided Hike on SWest Coast Path, Fowey

11 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Transportation
Hosted in
English
guided hike

Guided Hike on SWest Coast Path, Fowey

guided hike

Guided Hike on SWest Coast Path, Fowey

11 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Transportation
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We will walk a beautiful 6-mile section of this, England's longest National Trail, gently rising over clifftops and passing rocky coves, sandy beaches and the exquisite little harbour of Polkerris. There's a wealth of wildlife to spot, literary connections to make, a castle and lots more. We start with a short bus trip (NB on Bank Holidays a cross country walking route to Polkerris will be substituted) then begin our hike at Polmear where there are soon expansive views over St Austell Bay to our south and west. Rounding the tip of Gribben Head, marked by a "daymark" tower which is visible for miles (CEREAL BAR provided here, included in experience), we get our first sighting of our destination - the natural estuary harbour of Fowey. The path clings closely to the edge of low cliffs and drops to cross several small streams, bringing us to St Catherine's Point and castle, before we make our way through part of the pretty town and an optional teashop stop for lunch or a cream tea (not included in Experience price). Fairly easy walking means you arrive into the stunning harbour town of Fowey, ready to enjoy the picturesque boating scene and the rest of your day.

Your host

Learn more about Lucy

Lucy

Former Duke of Edinburgh Award leader, Local Authority public rights of way team member and currently volunteer rep for the South West Coast Path Association, I am an experienced and passionate walker. I have good knowledge of local plants and wildlife to help you identify what you are seeing. I love to share my home town and my home stretch of the stunning coast path with friends and visitors. My family dates back in Cornwall to the 1500s and I have lived in Fowey for ten years. I will lead you safely and keep you informed and entertained as we walk. Offering a selection of dates and routes to add depth and local knowledge to your walk, to avoid walking alone or as a taster/confidence builder - click on my profile pic to see my other Airbnb Experiences

What's included

Transportation
Public Bus Ticket

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Where you'll be

We'll be following a circular route, beginning with a short bus ride from Fowey then hiking on the South West Coast Path for 6 miles via Polkerris and Gribben Head, returning to Fowey.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 15 and up can attend. Guests should be comfortable walking uphill and along paths near to drops and low cliff edges

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

You will be walking in a fairly remote area on footpaths with a variety of terrain and weather. Please read the "what to bring" section carefully. Toilets only in Polkerris (1 hour out) and Fowey.

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Guided Hike on SWest Coast Path, Fowey
11 reviews
From $41/person
11 reviews
From $41/person