The Cornish Tour - 6 Days
Arrive in Wadebridge
Check in for your first night's accommodation at Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast, in the north Cornish town of Wadebridge.
Your accommodation: Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast, Wadebridge
Wadebridge to Mevagissey - 28 miles (45 km)
Leaving Wadebridge, your tour begins with a gentle cycle along the Camel Trail. Following the river towards Bodmin, you pass an 18th century jail (Bodmin Jail) and the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, where steam locomotives still ride the rails. Then it's on to the unspoilt village of Lanlivery and stop at The Crown Inn, a 12th century longhouse, for lunch.
About your accommodation: Boscombe Bed & Breakfast, Megavissey
Boscombe Bed & Breakfast is a small, family run B&B with a genuine warm and welcoming atmosphere run by hosts Andrew and Lynn. The Edwardian dwelling is set in large landscaped private gardens on the fringes of the picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey, yet is only just a few minutes stroll from the traditional working harbour, shops and restaurants. Valley House features three en suite guest bedrooms set in a warm, contemporary atmosphere. Breakfast is usually served in the breakfast room between 8 am and 9 am where guests can enjoy views of the garden.
Mevagissey to Porthleven - 46 miles (74 km)
Cycling out of Mevagissey through country lanes, past beaches and the impressive Caerhays Castle, the route takes you deeper into the beautiful Roseland Peninsula towards St Mawes. Here you pass St Mawes Castle, one of Henry VIII’s coastal fortresses, before coasting down the hill to the beautiful scenic village of St Mawes, where you catch the ferry to Falmouth. Falmouth is home to the world's third largest natural harbour and the National Maritime Museum.
About your accommodation: The Harbour Inn, Porthleven
The Harbour Inn is a lively pub situated on the harbour in the small Cornish village of Porthleven.The Harbour Inn has 14 rooms in total each featuring a telephone, television, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. All the food served at The Harbour Inn uses fresh local produce and there is also entertainment in the bar on Friday and Saturday evenings until 11 pm, with a quiz night on Thursday evenings. To all cyclists finishing their route earlier in the day, check-in is available after 1.30 pm.
Porthleven to St Just - 34 miles (54 km)
From Porthleven the tour follows coastal lanes to the seaside village of Marazion, which affords breathtaking views over St Michael's Mount and Mounts Bay towards Penzance, which is the lunch stop for today.
About your accommodation: The Commercial Hotel, St Just
The Commercial Hotel is situated in the centre of St Just. A former coaching inn, the Commercial Hotel has been run by the same family for over 100 years and is well-known locally for its warm, Cornish welcome and excellent home cooked food. Located a mile from Cape Cornwall, the area is rich in Cornish culture and Heritage, with ancient Celtic sites, hidden coves is and close to the popular beaches at Sennen Cove Beach and Porthcurno. All 11 bedrooms are en suite with colour televisions, hair dryers, tea/coffee making facilities and are non smoking.
St Just to St Agnes - 35 miles (56 km)
Cornwall's mining heritage is clearly present around St Just. Riding north along the coast through Botallick, the spectacular cliff scenery is studded with mine engine houses and chimney stacks on the cliff edges. There is even a dedicated tin mining museum at Geevor.
About your accommodation: St Agnes Hotel, St Agnes
St Agnes to Wadebridge - 34 miles (54 km)
Leaving St Agnes you cycle through the Blue Hills - a valley of gorse and heather where you will see a selection of old mines - to Perranporth. The family resort is home to a three mile long beach and the Perranzabuloe folk museum. You follow coastal lanes to the charming village of Crantock before arriving in Newquay famous for its surfing beaches and night life.
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