Walks within 10 miles of Truro

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Grab your walking boots and get ready to explore

Cornwall really is all about the spectacularly great outdoors. No Cornish adventure is complete without having a good old stomp in the rolling hills and countryside.  Or exploring the South West Coast Path and its breathtaking views. We really hope you’ll find time to squeeze in both and so much more besides.  To help you find your way, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite walks. 

Whether you’re in need of a long, languorous ramble across the fields, a wander through vast woodland to do a little wildlife spotting or to fill your lungs with glorious Cornish sea air, we have something right up your street. 

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Carnon Downs Circular

Undulating walk with open fields sections and some stiles.  Here you will find some of the best views of Restronguet Creek and the Carrick Roads.


St Agnes Head

Wander along the cliff paths of St Agnes, taking in wide ranging views of blue sea, heath & grasslands.


Cligga Head

Take a short stroll through the silent remnants of what was once one of Cornwall’s busiest mining areas.


Porthscatho to Gerrans Bay

A ramble between 2 sandy beaches, via the delightful fishing village of Porthscatho.


Swanpool Nature Reserve

A gentle walk through a very pastoral area in Falmouth, away from its docks and town centre.


Argal Reservoir

Walk through a variety of different habitats – shoreline, grassland, willow and scrub woodland.


Stithians Lake

5 mile circular route which runs adjacent to the lake through meadows, wet woodland and heathland