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Gribbin Head

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Nr Menabilly Barton, Fowey PL24 2TN, England
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Worth the walk

We walked here from Polruan on a Sunday in August because the tower was open to visitors. The coast... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Cows on coastal path ......

Walked from Fowey to Polkerris and returned by Saints Way.Have been doing this walk for many,many... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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“great walk” (4 reviews)
“coastal path” (4 reviews)
“round trip” (2 reviews)
Nr Menabilly Barton, Fowey PL24 2TN, England
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We walked here from Polruan on a Sunday in August because the tower was open to visitors. The coast path is up and down and then there is an uphill walk to the tower, but this is a beautiful spot and the view from the...More

Thank I4722URjuliee
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Walked from Fowey to Polkerris and returned by Saints Way.Have been doing this walk for many,many years in different forms.For the first time we came across a field of cows on the coastal path.Having had some bad experiences of walking near cows I was very...More

1  Thank gillcevans
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Walked the from Fowey to Polkerris and had the opportunity to go up the Lighthouse 'the Gribbin' with our national trust membership- very worthwhile as the views were stunning and just the experience of going up it was great too. It's not for the feint...More

Thank finedinewine
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Awesome views of an absolutely timeless land and seascape. This is well worth the walk from Fowey or Polkerris.

Thank NicoWilson
Reviewed 27 September 2016

On a clear day this is a fantastic place to peruse the scenic coastal area if you are doing the Fowey/Polkerris circular walk which my wife and me did. We were lucky with the weather and view of Polridmouth beach is stunning. Well worth the...More

Thank socialentrepreneur
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The final steps to Gribbin Head are a bit anticlimatic as its very windy and steep to reach with the actual building almost a folly with its candy stripped red and white exterior. But the walk to get to this point is beautiful with lovely...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Unless someone told you about it you would never find it. The road is narrow and appears to be heading nowhere. Car parking is in a farmer's field and you drop 50 pence into a milk churn 'honesty box'. Delightful beach which is out of...More

1  Thank 603julesw
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We parked at the farm, it only costs 50p and then we walked up to the Gribbin as we have done many times before. This is a beautiful walk, although quite steep in parts as it is uphill and may not be suitable for everyone....More

Thank Ella W
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely if challenging walk up to the Gribbin from lovely secluded beach at Polridmouth Cove. Dog friendly unlike some nearby. To find it follow the directions for Polkeris beach but keep right on till the end of the road (as the song says) and park...More

1  Thank Ybabobmij
Reviewed 22 May 2016

It is quite a climb to the top of the tower and you must squeeze through a little doorway at the top, but the views are worth it, they are fantastic!

Thank campbejx
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