St Ives (Cornwall)Hayle

Stihay one
Not verified

Slow Way not verified yet. Verify Stihay here.




189 m


207 m

Download this route

Are you sure you want to download this route?

Using a GPX file for the first time?

No, back to route

Give a hike

Pledge to walk this route and help firm up its place in the network - every walk helps.

So far it has been reviewed by one person and surveyed by zero people and

No other people have pledged to review this route.

Your pledged routes will show up in your pledges Waylist.

Every review and survey pledged and then walked will help make the Slow Ways network better, thank you for your help!

Sign up or log in to pledge to walk this route.

Back to route

Save to Waylist

Sign up or log in to save this route so you can find it more easily or plan a longer journey.

More options

Save to my account

Sign up or log in to save this route so you can find it more easily or plan a longer journey.

Print (via Inkatlas)

Survey this route

Review this route

Suggest a better route

Report a problem


This is a Slow Ways route connecting St Ives (Cornwall) and Hayle.

Know of a better route? Share it here.

This is a Slow Ways route connecting St Ives (Cornwall) and Hayle.

Know of a better route? Share it here.


This route has been reviewed by 1 person.

There are no issues flagged.

Photos for Stihay one

Photos of this route will appear when they are added to a review. You can review this route here.


Not verified

Route status - Live

Reviews - 1

Average rating -

Is this route good enough? -  Yes (1)

There are currently no problems reported with this route.

Downloads - 2


We are working to build-up a picture of what routes look like. To do that we are asking volunteers to survey routes so that we can communicate features, obstacles and challenges that may make a route desirable or not.

Slow Ways surveyors are asked to complete some basic online training, but they are not vetted. If you are dependent on the survey information being correct in order to complete a route, we recommend that you think critically about the information provided. You may also wish to wait until more than one survey has been completed.

Help people know more about this route by volunteering to submit a survey.

  1. Complete the survey training.
  2. Submit a survey for this route.

Sign up or log in to get the link to survey this route for Stihay.

Geography information system (GIS) data

Total length

Maximum elevation

Minimum elevation

Start and end points

St Ives (Cornwall)
Grid Ref SW5193740147
Lat / Lon 50.20922° / -5.47812°
Easting / Northing 151,937E / 40,148N
What3Words vest.charmingly.outbound
Grid Ref SW5588037176
Lat / Lon 50.18418° / -5.42105°
Easting / Northing 155,880E / 37,176N
What3Words chop.searching.nails

Stihay One's land is

Arable 2.5%
Estuary 5.9%
Intertidal flats 17.0%
Marshes 11.5%
Urban 63.2%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018


James Illsley

24 Apr 2022

A lovely coastal path for most of the way and much less strenuous walking than following the coastline in the opposite direction from St Ives. After an initial climb up from Porthminster Beach on tarmac paths, you are rewarded with some excellent views over Carbis Bay and beyond. Dropping down steeply int Carbis Bay, you walk through the interesting complex that housed the 2021 G7 Summit, before the steepest climb of the section over towards Porth Kidney Sands. The path meanders through the dunes, before turning through West Cornwall Golf Club and up to St Uny's Church in Lelant, where it is worth pausing to read some of the noticeboard about St Michael's Way and the pilgrimages. From then on, it's straightforward walking, following good paths and roads around the estuary and into Hayle.

Share your views about this route, give it a star rating, indicate whether it should be verified or not.

Include information that will be useful to others considering to walk or wheel it.

You can add up to 15 photos.

Overall ratings

1 reviews

1 reviews

0 reviews

0 reviews

0 reviews

0 reviews

Show all

There are no other routes for St Ives (Cornwall) — Hayle

If you know a better way, then please let us know.

Review this better route and help establish a trusted network of walking routes.

Suggest a better route if it better meets our methodology.

See all routes from St Ives (Cornwall).

See all routes from Hayle.