Around Bryer and Tresco
Distance: 10.5 miles (17km)
Ascent: 346 metres
Start: New Grimsby Quay, Tresco. TR24 0QE
Finish: Bar Jetty, Bryher, TR23 0PR
Join the coast path north to Cromwell’s Castle, turn R uphill and inland to King Charles Castle (0.75 miles/1.2km). Turn L along the coast path around the northern end of Tresco before trending south into Old Grimsby (2.1 miles/3.4km). Continue on the coast path south to Carn Near, then follow the west coast north to return to New Grimsby Quay. Ferry crossing to Bar Quay, Bryher (5.8 miles/9.4km). Take the road inland into The Town and L over the hill, taking a sharp L downhill and onto a footpath. Run around the southern end of Bryher to Droppy Nose Point (7.6 miles/12.3km). Trace the western coast around Great Porth, Gweal Hill and Popplestone beach and onto the wilder northern end of Bryher towards Shipman Head (9.7 miles/15.6km). Run along the coast path back along the eastern coast, above Hangman Island, behind the pub and through the boatyard back to Bar.
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