Carbis Bay and Porthkidney Sands circular walk
Wrap up warm and be surrounded by the beauty of nature. You will find migrant birds and wildflowers as you follow this route alongside the railway line. Once walked by ancient saints who visited the shores, you can gain a feel of the rich history and experience the old pilgrim route. Don’t forget to take a visit to Porth Kidney, with miles of golden sand backed by towering dunes – the kids will love it!
Carbis Bay Station – Lelant
Travel alongside the railway line and admire the views over St Ives Bay. The South West Coast Path is a great way to experience the Cornish sights and gain a feel of its historical past. Enjoy the pretty village of Lelant, with its large sandy beach and then take a relaxing train ride back to Carbis Bay.
Carbis Bay – St Ives
Enjoy this peaceful and relaxing walk as you admire the beautiful views of St Ives Bay. Walk through Carbis Bay and follow the South West Coast Path until to you find yourself at St Ives Station. You have many options when you reach this spot, including hopping on the train back or exploring the beautiful town of St Ives.
Walk – St Ives Town Trail
This easy route is perfect for families with little ones or those wanting to enjoy a romantic stroll. Enjoy St Ives town as you follow the cobbled streets and take in the stunning views of the waterfront – the lighthouse and bobbing boats create a beautiful sight. There’s so much to get up to in this colourful town, such as boat rides, visiting galleries, craft shops and a visit to the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Gallery.
Marazion Marsh from Penzance Station
Experience the iconic sight of St Michael’s Mount. Follow the causeway and return along St Michael’s Way as you travel across Marazion Marsh. Look out for wildlife on your travels and also take in the surroundings which have been used for the back drop of many films and television series over the years.
Lelant Station – St Ives
This walk is perfect for the family to enjoy the fresh air and take a stroll along the railway line. It’s a wonderful way to become inspired by the 19th century location filled with rich ancient history. As you follow the route, you will find a churchyard, golf course and beautiful views of the coastline. Also, keep your eyes peeled for wildlife including sea birds and woodland creatures – who knows what you’ll find.