Helcov two
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Helston and Coverack.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Helston and Coverack.

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Is this route good enough? -  No (1)

Problems reported -  Safety (1)

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Grid Ref SW6593727488
Lat / Lon 50.10125° / -5.27447°
Easting / Northing 165,937E / 27,488N
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Grid Ref SW7822718575
Lat / Lon 50.02592° / -5.09772°
Easting / Northing 178,227E / 18,575N
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Helcov Two's land is

Arable 63.7%
Coast 0.1%
Moors 7.7%
Pasture 14.1%
Urban 8.7%
Woods 5.7%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



13 Sep 2021 Summer

The walk started well but by the time you get to Goonhilly Downs it’s impassable. Although it is common land and can be accessed there is no clear way across as the gpx file that maps on OS maps is a straight line. You could walk in a straight line if willing to trample across and through gorse and heather and climb locked gates. Not a recommended route and the alternative Helston to Coverack route also crosses the Downs. Alternative is along the very busy B3293 which is also not recommended!.

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