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Rocky Valley

#7 of 20 things to do in Tintagel Features Animals
Between Tintagel and Boscastle, Tintagel, England
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Gorgeous walk out to the sea, past two labyrinths carved into the cliff face behind the old mill... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thundersley, United Kingdom

We have walked some of the coast path but haven't been on a more beautiful walk as the path from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen H
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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“old mill” (9 reviews)
“bronze age” (7 reviews)
“coastal path” (11 reviews)
Between Tintagel and Boscastle, Tintagel, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous walk out to the sea, past two labyrinths carved into the cliff face behind the old mill. It's a challenging walk beyond the mill, but overly so. Wear good shoes and use a walking pole if you feel at all unsteady. So peaceful and...More

Thank klsaward
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have walked some of the coast path but haven't been on a more beautiful walk as the path from Tintagel to Boscastle and the highlight was Rock Valley. I do have a problem with my knees and I did find it hard going but...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a challenging walk, it is worth the effort for the spectacular scenery. Perfect for dogs too!!

Thank stephrice07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely walk along the river. The name 'Rocky' valley gives you a clue about the terrain and as a 5ft woman, there were some parts I found tricky as I had to stretch or jump. The remains of the mill house and the labyrinth...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A popular haunt of the locals who fancy a nice walk this is the go to if you enjoy nature, history and getting out there. The path is a bit muddy in sections but to be expected, the place has beautiful colours and a very...More

Thank char4chocs
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This lovely rugged valley is one of the best on the north Cornish coast by far. A hidden gem which is fairly easy to navigate. To sit at the foot of the valley on the rocks and watch the waves is just fantastic. Far better...More

1  Thank OntheLash
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Used to come here regularly as a child but couldn't remember what it was called so thought it was lost to me. After scouring maps of the Cornish coast, finally found it and can't wait to revisit. One of the hidden beauties of Cornwall, 100%...More

1  Thank candyfl0ssgirl
Reviewed 13 January 2017

See my review of St Nectans Glen - its a much better walk and gets you down to the coast and the coastal footpath. There is a bit of parking on the road near the start of the footpath.

2  Thank ColdstreamKeith
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Well worth a walk, past the holiday accomodation, past the ruin of a mill and through to the cliffs. Spectacular and walks also onwards to Boscatle from here

2  Thank NickyRainbow
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Hard to access from the coastal path but well worth the scrabble over rocks.Well worth a visit,beautiful place with a tranquil atmosphere. Walk to the old mill nearby you will find the bronze age carvings. The whole area is owned by the national trust so...More

Thank kable pack k
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What is the best place to park in order to explore Rocky Valley for a couple of hours max, and how can I input this location into my TomTom and GoogleMaps for trip planning purposes? Thanks!
30 August 2015|
Response from Lynn B |
PL34 0BB is the post code. For lots of really useful info search "National Trust Rocky Valley Cornwall". Also consider visiting St Nectans Glen (which is a little way up that road on the opposite side) for a lovely (free... More
What is the shortest walking route to Old Harry Rocks?
25 December 2014|
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