Falmouth

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Slow Ways linking Falmouth and Coverack, Helston, Penryn, St Mawes

Slow Way Route To do
Coverack—Falmouth
Covfal one Pioneer me Distance 21km/13mi Ascent 530m Descent 521m
Coverack—Falmouth
Covfal two Pioneer me Distance 30km/19mi Ascent 735m Descent 730m
Falmouth—St Mawes
Falstm one Review me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 10m Descent 7m
Helston—Falmouth
Helfal one Review me Distance 22km/14mi Ascent 549m Descent 576m
Helston—Falmouth
Helfal two Double check Distance 21km/13mi Ascent 506m Descent 470m
Helston—Falmouth
Helfal three Pioneer me Distance 22km/14mi Ascent 473m Descent 438m
Penryn—Falmouth
Penfal one Double check Distance 3km/2mi Ascent 89m Descent 77m
Penryn—Falmouth
Penfal two Verify me Distance 4km/3mi Ascent - Descent -
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Falmouth, Mon 28 November

12°

Partly cloudy

Falmouth’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SW8072932988

Lat / Lon

50.15629° / -5.07111°

Easting / Northing

180,729E / 32,988N

Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Falmouth's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket

Restaurant

Accommodation

Accommodation < £50

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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Lovely short walk on the north side of the river Penryn to Flushing, where you can catch a ferry to Falmouth (£3.50 in May 2022). Plenty of public transport options back to the start point....

Charles Hedley

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Charles Hedley took this photo on Penfal two

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Interestingly, having walked in a direction from Helston to Falmouth, there were more footpath signs better suited to walking from Falmouth!...

Paul Haines

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At high tide these may not be passable but alternative route sections are available. The Flushing Ferry runs 7 days a week, hourly in the winter and every 30 minutes in the summer until 4pm winter/ 5pm summer....

bennsal

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Almost all the route is on roads...

Cranager

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Penryn—Falmouth

Cranager added Penfal two, a new walk from Penryn to Falmouth

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This was an enjoyable slow way, taking a relatively direct route between Falmouth and Helston. A particular highlight was the selection of small, wooded valleys the route passed through....

everydayduffy

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everydayduffy took this photo on Helfal two

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However the route does include some significant sections of country road without pavement where care is needed....

JTinsley

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The route starts at the Prince of Wales pier in Falmouth ending at the Helston information centre. This route took about 5 hours to complete with a lunch break and a snack break and takes you through the centre of Falmouth, Budock Water, Constantine, Gweek and Helston, providing a number of opportunities for those wanting to stock up on food/water supplies....

otinsley

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However access is limited by stairs (4-30 dependant on the tide) at both ports and on the ferry itself Phone ahead to discuss help with access...

bennsal

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Coverack—Falmouth

Slow Ways added Covfal one, a new walk from Coverack to Falmouth

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Coverack—Falmouth

Slow Ways added Covfal two, a new walk from Coverack to Falmouth

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Falmouth—St Mawes

Slow Ways added Falstm one, a new walk from Falmouth to St Mawes

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Helston—Falmouth

Slow Ways added Helfal one, a new walk from Helston to Falmouth

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Helston—Falmouth

Slow Ways added Helfal two, a new walk from Helston to Falmouth

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Helston—Falmouth

Slow Ways added Helfal three, a new walk from Helston to Falmouth

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Penryn—Falmouth

Slow Ways added Penfal one, a new walk from Penryn to Falmouth

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