Week 22 roundup – Porthgwarra to Gurnard’s Head

Wednesday 27th to Tuesday 5th March 2019

Porthgwarra to Cape Cornwall 10.86
Cape Cornwall to Gurnard’s Head/Treen 9.92

Total miles this week 20.78

Total miles to date 919.84


Porthgwarra to Cape Cornwall


Porthgwarra to Cape Cornwall


The wreck of the RMS Mülheim, the German cargo ship, which ran aground in Gamper Bay, between Sennen Cove and Land’s End


Levant Mines, Pendeen, near St Just


Cape Cornwall to Gurnard’s Head

Week 21 roundup – Lizard Point to Porthgwarra

Wednesday 20th to Tuesday 26th February 2019

Lizard Point to Porthleven  13.72
Porthleven to Marazion  10.71
Marazion to Lamorna  10.44
Lamorna to Porthgwarra 7.45

Total miles this week 42.32

Total miles to date 899.06


Kynance Cove. Lizard Point to Porthleven.


Lizard Point to Porthleven


Lizard Point to Porthleven


Porthleven to Marazion


Porthleven to Marazion


A “Wishing Tree”, Porthleven to Marazion


The Newlyn Fisherman Memorial, which was built to honour dead fishermen. Over 20 local men have died fishing since 1980.


Marazion to Lamorna


Marazion to Lamorna


Marazion to Lamorna


Marazion to Lamorna


Lamorna to Porthgwarra


St Loy’s Cove, Lamorna to Porthgwarra. The footpath went across this boulder field.


Lamorna to Porthgwarra


Lamorna to Porthgwarra


Lamorna to Porthgwarra


Lamorna to Porthgwarra




Week 20 roundup – Mevagissey to Lizard Point

Wednesday 13th to Tuesday 19th February 2019

Mevagissey to Trewartha 9.80
Trewartha to Falmouth 11.40
Falmouth to Helford  6.59
Helford to Coverack 9.59
Coverack to Lizard Point  12.00

Total miles this week 49.38

Total miles to date 856.74



Mural at Mevagissey church




Falmouth to Helford Passage


Helford to Coverack


Helford to Coverack


Helford to Coverack


Coverack to Lizard Point


Coverack to Lizard Point


Coverack to Lizard Point


An ornately carved bench, Coverack to Lizard Point


The old lifeboat station at Lizard Point





Week 19 roundup – Freathy to Mevagissey

Wednesday 6th to Tuesday 12th February 2019

Freathy  to Millendreath  10.84
Millendreath to Polperro  6.75
Polperro to Fowey  8.84
Fowey to St Austell  10.36
St Austell to Mevagissey  6.60

Total miles this week  43.39

Total miles to date 807.36

Looe Harbour


Bronze sculpture of Nelson, the one eyed grey seal, who was a popular visitor to Looe harbour for over 25 years.


Looe Harbour


St George’s or Looe Island


Talland Bay


Talland Bay




Waterfall to the sea. Polperro to Fowey.


Polperro to Fowey


“Daphne’s Crow” or “Rook with a Book” at Berrills Yard, Fowey


Fowey to Charlestown, St Austell


Saints’ Way, Fowey to St Austell


Fowey to St Austell


The trail near Par Beach


Fowey to St Austell


Charlestown, St Austell


Charlestown, St Austell



Week 18 roundup – Salcombe to Freathy

Wednesday 30th January to Tuesday 5th February 2019

Salcombe to Bantham 11.05
Bigbury-on-Sea to Kingston via Mothecombe  6.25
Mothecombe to Yealmpton  9.16
Brixton to Plymouth 10.36
Plymouth to Freathy  8.66

Total miles this week  45.48

Total miles to date 763.97

Erme Mouth, Bigbury-on-Sea to Kingston via Mothecombe


Mothecombe to Yealmpton


Meadowsfoot beach, Mothecombe


Hooe Lake, Radford, Plymouth




Plymouth Harbour


The clock at Cremyll ferry. Very apt!


Week 17 roundup – Paignton to East Portlemouth/Salcombe

Wednesday 23rd to Tuesday 29th January 2019

Paignton to Brixham 8.71
Brixham to Dartmouth 8.77
Dartmouth to Torcross 10.81
Torcross to East Portlemouth 11.16

Total miles this week 39.45

Total miles to date 718.49

Lord Churlston’s bath house at Elberry Cove


Brixham harbour


The replica “Golden Hind” at Brixham harbour


One of Brixham’s community gardens


Man Sands. Brixham to Kingswear


Man Sands, Brixham to Kingswear


Steps from Brownstone Battery leading to Froward Point National Coast Watch station



Beesands, Torcross to East Portlemouth


Some of the path is very close to the edge!

Week 16 roundup – Sidmouth to Paignton

Wednesday 16th to Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Sidmouth to Budleigh Salterton 7.18
Budleigh Salterton to Dawlish 10.76
Dawlish to Torquay 9.90
Torquay to Paignton  9.93

Total miles this week 37.77

Total miles to date 679.04




Sidmouth to Budleigh Salterton


Ladram Rock. These striking red cliffs were formed over 215 million years ago during the Triassic period.




Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve looking towards Exmouth


Dawlish. Where a section of the sea wall collapsed during storms in 2014 and left the railway to Cornwall suspended in mid-air.


Dawlish to St Mary Church near Torquay


Dawlish to St Mary Church near Torquay


Teignmouth beach


Teignmouth to Shaldon ferry



Week 15 roundup – Lulworth to Sidmouth

Wednesday 9th to Tuesday 15th January 2019

Lulworth to Weymouth 12.17
Weymouth to Langton Herring 12.20
Langton Herring to Burton Bradstock 11.23
Burton Bradstock to Charmouth 10.20
Charmouth to Seaton 11.26
Seaton to Sidmouth 11.29

Total miles this week 68.35

Total miles to date 641.27

Lulworth Cove




Weymouth, looking towards Portland


Stepping stone stile. Langton Herring to Burton Bradstock


Golden Cap, the highest point on the south coast of Britain


Early morning at Charmouth


Lyme Regis



Week 14 roundup – Wareham to Lulworth

Wednesday 2nd to Tuesday 8th January 2019

Wareham to Studland  12.04 miles
Studland to Swanage  6.02 miles
Swanage to Worth Matravers 9.53
Worth Matravers to Kimmeridge 5.68
Kimmeridge to Lulworth 8.42

Total miles 40.69

Following the Purbeck Way along the River Frome


River Frome near Wareham


Old Harry Rock, Studland




Swanage to Worth Matravers


Kimmeridge to Lulworth