Copper Trail

A long distance walk of 60 miles in Cornwall which circles around the boundary of Bodmin Moor, passing through sites of ancient and modern interest along the way. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Minions
Distance: 60 miles (96 km)
Grid Ref: SX260711
Climbing: 2,350 metres
Walk time: 24-30 hours
Days: 4-6

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Copper Trail is 60 mile circular walking route in Cornwall which goes around Bodmin Moor, passing through the many and varied landscapes from ancient history through the industrial revolution to modern times. Towns and villages within the environs and on the fringes of the moor are also featured. Bodmin Moor is famous for the copper mines which brought wealth to the county with Minions and Caradon Hill once the centre of a great copper mining boom. From Minions the walk visits Crow's Nest, Tremar Coombe, Common Moor, Draynes Bridge, St Neot, Whitebarrow Downs, Colliford Lake, Mount, Old Cardinham Castle, Deviock Wood, Cooksland (Bodmin), Clerkenwater, River Camel, Hellandbridge, Blisland, Pendrift Downs, St Breward, Churchtown, Harpur's Downs, Watergate, Pencarrow, Camelford, Higher Parkwalls, Crowdy Reservoir, Davidstow Woods, Bowithick, West Carne, South Carne, Trewint, Five Lanes, Stonaford, Trebartha, North Hill, Kingbeare and Henwood.

Useful Links:
Visit Cornwall
Long Distance Walkers Association

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