Trevelgue Head

This short circular walk explores this beautiful headland, an Iron Age promontory rock with 360° viewpoint between Porth Beach and Watergate Beach.

Technical sheet
No. 4083142
A Newquay walk posted on 20/09/20 by charentimoy. Update : 12/01/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h45[?]
Distance Distance : 2.4km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 19m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 19m
Highest point Highest point : 29m
Lowest point Lowest point : 5m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Newquay
Starting point Starting point : N 50.426208° / W 5.052785°
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Black Humphrey Rock from the coastal path Porth Beach at low tide from Trevelgue Head Porth Island Watergate Bay

Description

(D/A) Park your car in Porth Beach car park.

(1) From the car park, turn right and go up walking along the pavement in Alexandra road. Leave the footpath leading to the head on your left next to Newquay Football Golf house but continue up going past Whipsiderry Close on your right. When you reach Trevelgue Road, bear left to the Coastal path between fences which overlooks the impressive Black Humphrey Rock! Continue along the cliff heading to the footbridge.

(2) Cross the footbridge, glancing at Dollar Rock on your right and go straight ahead to the promontory noticing remains of a barrow (early Bronze Age) and ramparts. (please, pay attention to obscured cliff edges on your way!).

(3) When you finally reach the promontory, enjoy the 360° viewpoint: Newquay Bay on your left and Watergate Bay on your right! It's really beautiful. Retrace your steps to the footbridge and bear right to the path along the cliff edge and Porth Beach until you reach Newquay Football Golf house. Turn right descending Alexandra Road for 250metres and you are back to the car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 10m - Porth Beach car park
1 : km 0.24 - alt. 13m - Newquay Football Golf house
2 : km 0.95 - alt. 5m - Footbridge
3 : km 1.44 - alt. 8m - Promontory viewpoint
D/A : km 2.4 - alt. 10m - Porth Beach car park

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