Porth to Watergate Bay walk

A stunning low tide and South West Coast path walk exploring the islands around Newquay

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Hi I’m Lisa. Welcome to Islandeering I’m an islandeer, author and marine conservationist and passionate about sharing what I have learnt from my travels around the islands of the British Isles to help you find an adventure. I started the project 12 years ago after I had one of those light bulb moments and realised the pure magic that islands held for me. After meeting so many people on their island travels who shared my passion and told me that I must share my experiences so that others could do the same I set up Islandeering.com, where we are passionate about promoting responsible travel to our great British islands.
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Distance: 2.57 km
Difficulty: Easy
Method: Walking
Wow Factor: 9 out of 10

Key Facts

  • Location: Newquay, Cornwall
  • Terrain: Footpath
  • Access: Footbridge
  • Height gain: 192 metres
  • Map: OS Explorer 106
  • Starting point: Newquay Football Golf Club (GR SW 830 629)
  • Accommodation/food:

    Newquay is stacked with accommodation and eateries of every kind. There is an ice-cream kiosk at the start/end of the walk.

  • Island Summary: