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We had a great time with you as our fearless guide. Loved it all especially the colours of Cornwall. We really enjoyed the pace of the walks. It allowed me to lag and take photos and be one with the land. Also it allowed me to fantasize about the smugglers and customs men dashing along the trails.

–Pam V, USA

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Guided walking tour in Cornwall

7 night walking break with 5 days of walking in Cornwall


I organise a 5 day guided walking holiday with walks every day in different parts of Cornwall. They are small groups of up to 8 people and we are walking mainly on the South West Coast Path between 6 and 9 miles (9-12km) with 7 nights accommodation based in Falmouth, the maritime town of Cornwall.

Check what my previous guests said about my personalised walking holidays on Tripadvisor. Email me This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please

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Cornwall is a Celtic country with stories of geological wonder, myths and legends, of a landscape that has given inspiration to many artists, writers and poets. It has been awarded UNESCO world heritage status for its mining heritage and there are many International, National and local designations of Areas of Natural Beauty, National Nature Reserves, Special Areas of Conservation, Voluntary Marine Conservation Areas and Sites of Special Scientific Interest. In short, It ain't Half Beautiful:-)

Latest. Our 2020 programme is below. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a pdf brochure with details. The holiday consists of :-

  • Includes:- Packed lunches, transportation, CD ROM of photos of your walking week.
  • Walk at a leisurely pace of 1.5 - 2 mph between 6-9 miles (9-12kms) per day over the most spectacular scenery with me as your guide.
  • 7 nights accommodation chosen by you from a comprehensive list of the best accommodation providers in Falmouth that I have worked closely with for many years.
  • 5 days of walks all around Cornwall to see the best sites and scenery paying close attention to your interests. It's informative and entertaining.


  • The Lizard Peninsula, a Jewel in Cornwall's crown which attached itself to Cornwall 375 million years ago and is unlike anywhere else in Britain.
  • The Far west, Penwith, which is the land of Granite, myths and legends and archaeological features like stone circles and standing stones.
  • The Roseland Peninsula, an area out of the way from the mainstream, with the quietest country lanes, old estates and wonderful bays and headlands.
  • The craggy North Coast stretching from Lands end up to Padstow with high cliffs, long beaches and fabulous bays.


For more detailed information This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I will send a pdf brochure document for you to look over which also includes the websites of my chosen B&B’s and hotels that we have worked with for many years.

I can assure you that you will get the best personal service, the accumulation of 30 years of my acquired knowledge and experience in both the guided walks and entertainment industries.

But above all you will get an entertaining and informative insiders view of the most unique, mesmerising and beautiful area in the UK.

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Please feel free to contact me for a chat. I want you to have the best walking holiday ever.

Or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Paul and I will send you a detailed pdf document of the 5 day walks and 7 night stay.


Your average walking day consists of being picked up at 9.15am in my 9 seater VW Caravelle (Ellie as named by our children). Depending on the weather and wind direction I will choose where we are walking for the day. So many times we have timed our walking day to perfection dodging the inclement weather. All local knowledge and some good weather watching works wonders.

We are walking by 10.15/10.30am and walk leisurely until 4.30/5pm. Lunch is a real packed lunch consisting of a sandwich and up to 7 other snacks including three different fruits, energy bars, crisps, carrots, biscuits and cake. Special diets are catered for so I know when you fill out the information forms I send when you book.


Cornwall's landscape has a variety of habitats and the coast can be steep in places and then around the corner are sheltered sandy bays. So I must stress that a certain level of fitness is required. You must be able to walk between 6 and 9 miles per day for five consecutive days. 

The walks are not route marches. For me it is the journey, not the destination.

We stop, we take in the scenery and often we will do a five mile walk with a spot of swimming or beach gazing and scrambling. It's your holiday so like in my musical evenings, (yes a professional piano entertainer in my time) I do take requests. But in the main we walk 6-9 miles per day in different parts of Cornwall (an hour away from Falmouth in all directions) taking in the flora and fauna, myths and legends, maritime stories of wrecks and smuggling, anecdotes on mining and fishing and so much more. Looking for the DNA of Cornwall!

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The Cornish landscape does it's own talking. I know when to be quiet and when you just want to take it all in.

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There are miles of beautiful wooded creeks, beaches, estuaries and sea front.

Falmouth also boasts International entertainment at the Falmouth Pavilions, a wonderful Maritime Museum, numerous art galleries and around 50 restaurants with menus from all around the world. Falmouth is the perfect town to stay in.

So This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Paul, now for a more detailed and illustrated document of this walking holiday. Many dates throughout 2020 ready to book

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Cornwall Guided Walks are from Monday to Friday. Stay Saturday or Sunday to Saturday or choose your dates.

If you can get a group together of 4+ on any other week of the year then ask and I might be able to put on a walking week for you.

For the Cornwall guided walking holiday I can This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Sat April 18th Sat April 25th Cornwall guided walking holiday   
Sat May 2nd Sat May 9th Cornwall guided walking holiday   
Sat May 9th  Sat May 16th

ISLES OF SCILLY 7 night 6 days  Isles of Scilly Page

Sat May 23rd Sat May 30th
Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat June 6th Sat June 13th Cornwall guided walking holiday  
Sat June 13th Sat June 20th Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat June 20th Sat June 27th POLDARK country tour and walking holiday  Poldark page
Sat June 27th Sat July 4th DARTMOOR walking holiday  Dartmoor page
Sat July 4th Sat July 11th   Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat August 1st  Sat August 8th   Cornwall guided walking holiday 
Sat August 29th Sat Sept 5th  ISLES OF SCILLY 7 night 6 days  Isles of Scilly Page
Sat Sept 5th Sat Sept 12th  Cornwall guided walking holiday Full
Sat Sept 12th Sat Sept 19th  Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat Sept 19th Sat Sept 26th

 Saints Way Coast to Coast  New

Sat Sept 26th Sat October 3rd   Cornwall guided walking holiday 
Thursday Oct 15th  Saturday Oct 24th  CORFU 9 nights 10 days  Corfu page      2020 dates