South West Coast Path: North Cornwall

The South West Coast Path is England’s longest waymarked long-distance footpath and National Trail. Our North Cornwall holidays take in tiny fishing villages, rocky headlands, remote coastal landscapes and golden surf-washed beaches. You’ll enjoy overnights stays in the popular towns of Padstow, St Ives, Port Isaac and Tintagel. There are a great many historical points along this route as well as museums highlighting North Cornwall’s hidden past.

Our Holidays

We have a range of walking holidays along the entire length of the South West Coast Path. All routes are well worth undertaking in their own right and you can take on each section separately until you’ve completed the whole path.

When choosing your route, please bear in mind that the actual distance walked on any day may sometimes vary by up to 2 miles/3 km from the quoted distances, depending on the exact location of your accommodation. The mileages shown are typical door to door distances for each day.

Click on the links below to take a look at the details for each of the South West Coast Path walking holidays we offer in North Cornwall.

North Cornwall Coast Path: Westward Ho! to Padstow

Westward Ho! to Padstow 80 miles/128 km

We offer two holidays from Westward Ho! to Padstow. Choose from 7 or 9 days walking, depending on how far you want to walk each day. This is one of the toughest sections of the coast path due to its many ascents and descents in a more remote environment.

Code Length Average per day Price range
CNE8 7 days walking (8 nights) 11 miles/18 km £655 - £780 Full Info Book
CNE10 9 days walking (10 nights) 9 miles/14 km £849 - £1010 Full Info Book

North Cornwall Coast Path: Padstow to St Ives

Padstow to St Ives 64 miles/102 km

We offer two holidays from Padstow to St Ives. Choose from 4 or 6 days walking, depending on how far you want to walk each day. This walk hugs a rugged coastline past bays and beaches, along beautiful cliff tops, to the most strenuous section of the entire path taking in steep, overhanging cliffs and spectacular rock formations.

Code Length Average per day Price range
CNW5 4 days walking (5 nights) 16 miles/26 km £437 - £508 Full Info Book
CNW7 6 days walking (7 nights) 11 miles/18 km £596 - £703 Full Info Book

Client Feedback

Q: How likely is it that you would recommend Mickledore to a friend? A: extremely likely because my wife and I absolutely loved the 5 days walking along the South West Coast Path, partly because of the scenery but also we always felt relaxed and confident that with Mickledore’s professional organisation we would not come to any problems (which we didn’t, thank you).

South West Coast Path: North Cornwall, June 2019
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Prompt response to enquiry, holiday request fulfilled and we were notified of amendments quickly, giving us time to make decisions. Advice on where to eat in the evening, excellent range of accommodation, excellent support on the journey. Every holiday we have taken with Mickledore has been very slickly organised.

The Thames Path, July 2019
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I was looking for a company that would take care of everything, so I wouldn’t have to think very much and just enjoy the holiday. And you did just that. I felt we were in good hands, with a professional team with quite a lot of experience. You even planned outstanding weather for us!! We hardly used our rain gear and you kept the midges away.

West Highland Way, May 2019
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