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Hiking in Cornwall: The Forest Holidays guide

Peaceful views, unrivalled privacy and the rare opportunity to reconnect with nature. Deerpark is the hassle-free option for your next getaway. And there’s no better way to discover all that Cornwall has to offer than on your own two feet. To spark some ideas, here are our best tips for hiking in Cornwall. 

Deerpark millpond

Walks around Liskeard 

This historic town forms an ideal backdrop to any hiking holiday in Cornwall. To discover your favourite part of town, simply download a few handy walking trail maps from the Visit Liskeard website and start your adventure. Walks range from circular strolls to more challenging routes that span country fields and viaducts. Just 20 minutes from our location at Deerpark.

Liskard

Walks on Bodmin Moor

If wild open spaces are your thing head to Bodmin Moor. Just 30 minutes away from Deerpark, Bodmin Moor has that rare quality of being seemingly unchanging while constantly evolving. Think lush wildflowers combined with ancient woodland for a revitalising day out whatever the elements throw at you. 

Bodmin Moor

Walks around Golitha Falls

One of the best known beauty spots on Bodmin Moor lies just a short 17 minute drive from Deerpark. Golitha Falls is renowned for its fast-flowing waterfalls that look particularly stunning after rainfall. 

In this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty dramatic craggy gorges give way to magical woodland glades. While the River Fowey attracts a number of rare species you’re unlikely to spot anywhere else. If you’re looking for the best Cornwall hiking trail experience, this is probably it. 

Golitha Falls

Coastal hiking in Cornwall 

Nothing says Cornwall like salty sea spray, secret coves and rocky coastlines. And whether you fancy following a Smuggler’s Trail or uncovering The Giant’s Hedge there’s plenty to explore along the 630-mile Southwest Coast path. 

The vibrant town of Looe is home to some great routes while hiking enthusiasts will crave the challenge of a dramatic walk from Polperro to Portwinkle. Just make sure you pack your trustiest boots for the trip. 

Portwinkle

Reward yourself after a long day’s hiking

Sinking back into a steaming hot tub. Tucking into a hearty pizza supper. Catching up with the latest blockbusters. Our bespoke cabin extras are designed with your relaxation in mind which makes them ideal for a Cornwall hiking holiday. 

Treat yourself to a glass of fizz after completing that killer walk or fire up the barbecue for the squad after a group hike. We’ve got plenty of ways to help you unwind after an epic day in the great outdoors. 

All you need to do is choose the extras you’d like and we’ll make sure everything’s ready for your arrival. Because an incredible day outdoors means a soothing evening indoors, right? 

Get summer sorted with our essential guide to hiking in Cornwall, no-fuss online booking and secluded cabin options. Start your Cornwall hiking vacation today and discover that ultimate-peace-of-mind feeling. Nice. 

Group gathering around a barbecue

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