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Walking Sennen Cove to Aire Point

Walking Sennen Cove to Aire Point
Walking map for Land's End

Distance 1.7 miles (2.7 km).

Duration: 45min.

Grid reference SW350263 to SW359281.

OS Explorer Map 102

<< Previous walk: Land's End to Sennen Cove

Next walk: Aire Point to Cape Cornwall >>

Looking north from Sennen Cove towards Carn Barges and Gwynver

Park your car at either of the Sennen Cove car parks and walk down towards the beach. A good guidebook for the area is the National Trail Guide: SW Coast Path - Padstow to Falmouth by John Macadam. Facing the sea, head right (north) along the coast path, running just above the beach. Shortly, the path runs past some cottages in a small valley. Proceed over the small stream by the footbridge and then follow the path through the fenced area as indicated by the way marker post. Pass the concrete pill-box - a remnant of the Second World War.

Looking over to Carn Barges from Sennen Cove Beach

Continue along the track, climbing slightly as it passes Carn Barges - grid ref. SW460270. Take care here along this stretch as the path runs close to the cliff edge on many occasions. This area is known as Escalls Cliff.

One of the access ramps to Sennen Cove

As you reach Gwynver (pronounced Gwenver) Beach scramble down the rocks and proceed along the back of the beach towards the rocky point ahead.

Footpath above Gwynver Beach

A further 15 minute walk will lead you to Aire Point via Tregiffian Vean Cliff. Continue with the route to Cape Cornwall (some ¾ miles away) if you wish or retrace your steps back to Sennen Cove.

Strolling on Gwynver Beach with Aire Point in the background

Have you visited Sennen Cove's Beach Complex?...Open for Breakfast, Lunch & Evening Meals - For Reservations Tel: (01736) 871191

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 Sennen Cove, Sennen, St Just and Porthcurno.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

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

arrowSt Just






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

	arrowSt Just


	arrowLamorna Cove



Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Sennen, St Just, Porthcurno and Marazion.

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