St Ives (Cornwall)Hayle

Stihay one
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Distance

8km/5mi

Ascent

189m

Descent

207m

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

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

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Reviews - 1

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St Ives (Cornwall)
Grid RefSW5193740147
Lat / Lon 50.20922° / -5.47812°
Easting / Northing151,937E / 40,148N
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Hayle
Grid RefSW5588037176
Lat / Lon 50.18418° / -5.42105°
Easting / Northing155,880E / 37,176N
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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

Review


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.


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