Padstow to St Ives
The walk starts in Padstow “The Food Capital of Cornwall” and finishes in St Ives “The Artists Capital”. The walk takes in exhilarating cliff top walking, golden sandy bays with ever present surfers catching the waves as well as ancient Tin Mine workings, remnants of Cornwall’s industrial past.
ACCOMMODATION: Our standard itinerary provides accommodation in either 3 or 4 star bed and breakfasts or small hotels or inns. When quoting for a holiday a draft itinerary is provided showing typical accommodation used on the route.
ADDITIONAL NIGHTS: Extra nights can be taken anywhere, popular ones are extra nights in Padstow or St Ives.
NAVIGATION: Navigation is generally straight forward, follow the acorn signs and keep the sea on your right. The guide notes provided will help you with any of tricky bits.
BAGGAGE TRANSFERS: All our prices include transfering one bag per person (max weight 20kg) between your overnight stops.
TRAVEL BY RAIL:
Arriving: London mainline trains go from Paddington to Bodmin, then it is about a 20 min taxi ride to Padstow.
Returning: From St Ives it is a short train ride to St Erth, from there trains are direct to London Paddington (about 5 hr )
TRAVEL BY CAR:
Arriving take the M5 from Bristol, then the A30 from Exeter, this takes you to within just a few miles of Padstow. Long term parking is available in Padstow.
Returning: Take the train from St Ives to St Erth and then the mainline to Bodmin, from there it is a 20 min taxi ride to Padstow. The alternative is about a £40 taxi from St Ives to Padstow (much quicker).
TRAVEL BY AIR:
Arriving, Newquay Airport has regular flights from London Gatwick. It is about a 20 minute taxi ride from the airport to Padstow.
Returning: St Ives to Newquay airport is about a 40 minute taxi ride.
5 Day Walking Itinerary (6 nights accommodation) from £515 per person
6 Day Walking Itinerary (7 nights accommodation) from £625 per person
Single supplement (for person walking on their own) £30 per night
Extra nights from £50 per person