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Walking Rosemullion Head to Maenporth

Walking Rosemullion Head to Maenporth
Walking map for The Lizard, Falmouth and Helston

Distance 2 miles (3.2 km).

Duration: 1hr

Grid reference SW797278 to SW790296.

OS Explorer Map 103

<< Previous walk: Helford Passage to Rosemullion Head

Next walk: Maenporth to Place House >>

On Nansidwell Beach looking south to Rosemullion Head

Start your walk at Rosemullion Head or link with the previous walk to make a half-day excursion... The track runs north-westerly above Nansidwell Cove, alternating between fields and narrower wooded paths. Keep right to cross a stile and a small stream as you drop almost to sea level. Look ahead to see the waymarker arrow. Above you there is a shelter overlooking the cove. We stopped here for lunch for 20 minutes. Proceed up the path and through the gate passing the exit NT omega of Nansidwell.

Looking back to Rosemullion Head

Negotiate steps topped by a stile and then through a field as you climb away from the beach. Drop down once more, following the sometimes muddy path to cross a small stream near Bream Cove grid reference SW791287. Shortly you begin climbing again passing houses to your left and the rocks known as 'The Hutches' on your right. Continue climbing along High Cliff, now some 45 minutes into your walk. Soon the wide inlet and beach of Maenporth opens out below left, it is simply a case of wending your way down to the beach to end this short section

Above Maenporth

Maenporth Beach

Rocks on the southern flank of Maenporth Beach

Sand ripples on Maenporth Beach

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Penryn, Helford, Falmouth and Constantine.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:







Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:






Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Roseland, Lizard Peninsula, Mullion and Redruth.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Mawnan Smith


	arrowTrebah Gardens


	arrowPendennis Castle

	arrowNational Maritime Museum

	arrowPhoenix Cinema

	arrowPotager Garden


	arrowBosvathick Farm Riding Stables


	arrowPenryn Museum

	arrowRaze the Roof

	arrowFlicka Foundation Horse and Donkey Sanctuary




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