PenzanceHayle

Penhay one
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Distance

13km/8mi

Ascent

207 m

Descent

209 m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Penzance and Hayle.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Penzance and Hayle.

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This route has been reviewed by 1 person.

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Not verified

Route status - Live

Reviews - 1

Average rating -

Is this route good enough? -  No (1)

Problems reported -  Access (1)

Downloads - 3

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Grade 1: Entirely smooth and compacted surfaces.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Public toilet (0)
Wheelchair accessible toilet (0)
Supermarket (0)
Restaurant (0)
Vegan restaurant (0)
Accommodation (0)
Accommodation < £50 (0)
Campsite (0)
Bothy (0)
Free wifi (0)
Public phone (0)
Mobile phone coverage (0)
Train station (0)
Bench (0)
Picnic table (0)
Bus stop (0)
Ferry (0)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Scrambling (0)
Wading (0)
Swimming (0)
Climbing (0)
Stepping stones (0)
Very slippery (0)
Very muddy (0)
Very icy (0)
Likely to flood (0)
Long grass sections (0)
Crops encroaching on path (0)
Diverted path (0)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Stiles (0)
Step and kerbs (0)
Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (0)
Flights of steps (0)
Gates (0)
Kissing gates (0)
Locked gates (0)
Disables access gates (0)
Cycle barriers (0)
Ladders (0)
Cattle grids (0)
Fords (0)
Narrow bridges (0)
Ferry required (0)
Acceptable road walking (0)
Unacceptable road walking (0)
Dangerous road crossings (0)
Walking on paths beside roads (0)
Walking on verges beside roads (0)
Railway crossings (0)
River crossings (0)
Cattle possible (0)
Horses possible (0)
Tidal area (0)
Potential falls (0)
Exposed to elements (0)
Remove area (0)
Mountainous area (0)
Military training area (0)
No visible path (0)
Seasonal nesting birds (0)
Other hazards (0)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Free of stiles (0)
Free of single steps/kerbs (0)
Free of flights of steps (0)
Free of other obstacles (0)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

Narrowest part of path: no data

The steepest uphill gradient East: no data

The steepest uphill gradient West: no data

The steepest camber: no data

We don't have clear data on the waymarking (1)

Successfully completed

We asked route surveyors "Have you successfully completed this route with any of the following? If so, would you recommend it to someone with the same requirements?". Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Recommended by an expert

We asked route surveyors "Are you a trained access professional, officer or expert? If so, is this route suitable for someone travelling with any of the following?" Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Terrain

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There is no data on how much of this route is on roads

There is no data on how much of this route is lit at night

Thereis no data on amount of route paved

There is no data on muddiness

There is no data on rough ground

There is no data on long grass

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1 surveys

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1X February 2022 by Testing
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Geography information system (GIS) Data

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Start and end points

Penzance
Grid Ref SW4756530604
Lat / Lon 50.12170° / -5.53294°
Easting / Northing 147,565E / 30,604N
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Hayle
Grid Ref SW5588037176
Lat / Lon 50.18418° / -5.42105°
Easting / Northing 155,880E / 37,176N
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Penhay One's land is

Arable 66.6%
Pasture 3.9%
Urban 29.5%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Review


James Slowey Slowey

31 Mar 2022

Just after the start in Penzance take road to right of Tesco rather than left as shown. Much easier. Until Crowglas this is a great walk. On leaving A road after Crowglas, the path through the farm is awful. Looks intentionally ruined by the farmer. Blockages and liquid sileage. Much better to stay on the A road for a short while then use the lanes to the right. On reaching the lane after the farm I stuck with cycle route lane avoiding the next farm path and rejoined slow way just before st erth. From her through to the end was fine. In summary the farm paths after crowglas are not fit for purpose but the rest of the path is good. I’ve attached 3 photos of the path through the farm after crowglas.


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