Cambeak and East Wood from Crackington Haven

This circular walk explores the coast next to Cambeak and Tremoutha Haven by the South West Coast path from Crackington Haven to The Strangles. Then you will use peaceful paths inland along a stream in East Wood.

Technical sheet
No. 4122681
A St. Gennys walk posted on 29/09/20 by charentimoy. Update : 18/02/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h35[?]
Distance Distance : 6.95km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 207m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 201m
Highest point Highest point : 164m
Lowest point Lowest point : 9m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : St. Gennys
Starting point Starting point : N 50.740979° / W 4.63255°
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Crackington Haven and Pencannow Point Cambeak from the South West Coast path quiet path inland along the stream Tremoutha Haven and Cambeak far away

Description

Park your car in Crackington Haven car park (close to "The Coombe Barton Inn").

(D/A) Cross the bridge in Mill Ball Hill on your left and turn right to the South West Coast path close to the beach (follow "Boscastle Harbour 6m").

(1) Go past a tennis court and turn right to the yellow arrow signpost. Then, go down steps and cross a footbridge. The coastal path overlooks Tremoutha Haven and Pencannow Point until you reach a junction with a white and yellow arrow. Go straight (yellow arrow) and ascend the steep zigzag path. At the top, the view of Crackington Haven Bay is gorgeous. Continue the path along the cliff and you will see the impressive Cambeak Head.

(2) After one mile one, you reach a signpost with a yellow arrow. Go down the path for 100 metres on your right ignoring "Trevigue car park 200yrds"(left side) and bear left at the second one leaving the way to "the Strangles" on the right.

(3) At the next junction signpost, bear left to the grassy path following the yellow arrow "to the road". Go across the open field until you reach the road. Cross over the road, go through a stile and go down the meadow heading to the signpost with the yellow arrow below.

(4) Cross the footbridge and go up the field (slightly right) heading to the gate and the farm building you catch sight of. Past the gate, skirt the farm left side and go down several open meadows still following yellow arrows walking along hedges until you reach woods when the path levels next to the stream.

(5) Cross the stream and go through the stile. Follow "Haven" (yellow arrow) and continue straight this flat peaceful path in woods along the stream for half a mile before you reach a junction signpost. Go straight still following "Haven" for almost one kilometre until you cross a footbridge.

(6) Past the footbridge, bear left following "Coast path". Cross another footbridge before the path joins a track and properties. When you reach the road, turn left and descend until Crackington Haven car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 13m - Crackington Haven car park
1 : km 0.31 - alt. 17m - Yellow arrow signpost
2 : km 3.24 - alt. 125m - Trevigue signpost
3 : km 3.57 - alt. 129m - Junction signpost
4 : km 4.09 - alt. 152m - Footbridge
5 : km 4.93 - alt. 85m - Stream
6 : km 6.25 - alt. 48m - Footbridge
D/A : km 6.95 - alt. 13m - Crackington Haven car park

Useful Information

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