Distance: 41 miles (66km)
Ascent: 3211 metres
Start: Penzance Station, TR18 2NF
Finish: St Ives Station, TR26 2EQ
This route follows the waymarked South West Coast Path from Penzance railway station to St Ives via these points: Mousehole (3.6 miles/5.8km), Lamorna Cove (5.9 miles/9.5km), the Minack Theatre (11.7 miles/18.9km), Land’s End (16.7 miles/26.8km), Sennen Cove (18.3 miles/29.5km), Cape Cornwall (23.4 miles/37.7km) and Gurnard’s Head (32 miles/51.6km). On reaching St Ives join the road through the town and around the harbour towards Porthminster Beach, and the station is just inland of this.
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