Cornwall is a county filled with amazing beaches, dramatic clifftops, wild moorland and rolling countryside fields. Walking holidays in Cornwall are a rambler’s dream, with stunning landscape views around every corner. There are also many circular walking routes with car parks and pubs to enjoy at the end!
The first step to planning walking holidays in Cornwall is to decide on your base. Self-catering accommodation is perfect for those looking for a cosy basecamp to unwind and recoup after a day exploring.
Our self-catering accommodation in Newquay is ideally located within easy reach of the South West Coast Path. This 630-mile-long route provides walkers with endless opportunities to explore the beautiful and dramatic clifftops.
When staying in Newquay there are many routes you can enjoy without taking the car! Why not take the foot ferry across the Gannel Estuary. Spot the abundance of wildlife on route including wading birds, salmon, bass and trout, then continue your walk onto Crantock.
For a walking route which includes dramatic ascents and descents head along the coast path from Newquay into Watergate Bay. You can then venture further on to Mawgan Porth. Don’t worry, there is a regular bus service heading back into Newquay if you need it!
If you’re staying in our town centre apartments then don’t miss a walk past Huers Hut. Here you can enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Newquay harbour.
Our favourite springtime walk includes the scenic stroll from Crantock and along the coastal path to Polly Joke. This route takes walkers past Chick Rock, where seals are sometimes spotted playing in the waves. Then onto the poppy-filled headland of Polly Joke. Plus, May is National Walking Month, so there really is no better time to get out and explore.
For more inspiration check out the walks close to Newquay over on the South West Coast Path website.
In your self-catering property, you can kick your boots off and relax in comfort to start planning what tomorrow will bring.