IMPORTANT: Sorry, this tour is not available in 2019. We plan to re-introduce it in 2020 after an update.

Explore long sandy beaches popular with surfers & hike the rugged coast path to King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel. Drop in at the legendary Jamaica Inn on Bodmin Moor.

A self-guided walking tour in collaboration with Trekking Spot.
2018 dates: 6 nights (T6): April to mid-October. 8 nights (T8): May to September.
Duration: 6 (T6, T6E) or 8 nights (T8).
Grade: Moderate to demanding. The gradients on the coastal path (T6 and T8) are steep and strenuous. However days can readily be shortened by using buses or taxis. The 2 day Bodmin Moor extension (T8 only) is not as steep or strenuous as the coast, but the route-finding can be challenging. We do not accept single travellers on the T8 tour.
Tour prices: See “Tour prices” below.
Tour code(s): T6 or T6E (E = with ES/private bathroom); T8.



Tour Map





Images from our Padstow and Tintagel Coast tour…


  • Crackington Haven

  • Padstow Harbour

  • Tintagel coast


More images of this tour…


  • Padstow Rock Ferry

  • Trethevy Quoit

How to Book

Hiking Tour Enquiries

Request our detailed factsheet for this tour - code FST - to find out more about daily walking distances, places of interest to visit and more!

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St Ives

Polperro to Mevagissey

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Charlestown Harbour

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