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South West Coast Path Walk- Lelant Station to St Ives

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We had been told to go to the Leland station while visiting Cornwall and experience a train ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kellock a
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
So easy to get in/out of St Ives.

Went to Lelant salting midday and the parking was full so went to St Erth. They’re in the process... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard W
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“lelant saltings”(16 reviews)
“lovely walk”(8 reviews)
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A 4.5 mile walk along the South West Coast Path to blow away the cobwebs, travelling alongside the railway line high above St Ives Bay, through an area rich in ancient history, from Stone Age times to the nineteenth century, when lookouts watched...more
Lelant Station | Lelant, St Ives TR26 3DS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do love this part of the coastal walk, from St Ives to Lelant. The sole blip is the loss of beach and beach views when you pass the Carbis Bay Hotel. The new buildings (still unfinished) take up a huge visual space as you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been told to go to the Leland station while visiting Cornwall and experience a train ride which would be very scenic and relaxing and it was

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Lelant salting midday and the parking was full so went to St Erth. They’re in the process of building more parking but we didn’t have a problem. Definitely sit on the right hand side of the train - that’s where the view is....More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When staying at St Ives we spent one whole day (10 hours) walking to Lelant and back. This included coffee by the harbour at St Ives, a drink at the Carbis Bay hotel. Then a long paddle along Carbis Bay beach and around the headland...More

Thank k r
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A brilliant way to travel into St Ives without the hassle of having to find somewhere to park. We went from the beginning to the end of the line but there is also ana park and ride stop en route. The station and train were...More

1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A great walk, we went from st ives upto Lelant. The views over Carbis Bay are quite brilliant. The views into St Ives are great, it’s worth the effort.

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

The colours are absolutely stunning and we got them both in the rain and the shine. What a wonderful part of the country this is.

1  Thank LizbetLondon
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A really lovely walk with fantastic scenery, very easy to get the train back to st ives from Lelant salting station

1  Thank Sleepingbeauty
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We got the train from St Ives to Lelant Saltings then did this walk back. Both the train and the walk had great coastal scenery to admire. There are some ups and downs though the walk is not too long and you can pause at...More

3  Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Takes about two hours from Lelant Park & Ride Station. The coastal walk is beautiful but bear in mind that it is very narrow in places and very hilly! The views, particularly of the Hayle estuary, are spectacular although much of the walk is through...More

1  Thank Lin D
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10 July 2016|
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Response from SW_Coast_Path_Team | Property representative |
Hi, As you would expect with the Coast Path some of it is along cliff tops, but on this section whenever you are close to an edge there is either a fence or a bank between you and the drop, so you should be fine.
4 September 2015|
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Response from Penny F | Reviewed this property |
The walk is about four and a half miles. We stopped in carbis bay for lunch. It does go up and down, and is steep in places. We got the train back to Lelant saltings.