Smugglers' Way

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Statistics and Files
Start: Boscastle
Grid Ref: SX094914
Distance: 36 miles (58 km)
Climbing: 1,563 metres
Walk time: 14-20 hours
Days: 2-3

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Smuggler's Way is a walking route across Cornwall visiting places famously associated with Smugglers such as Bodmin Moor, Jamaica Inn, Dobwalls, Herodsfoot and Sowden's Bridge. It is essentailly a coast to coast walking route which begins at Penally Point near Boscastle on the north coast of the county and which ends in the harbour town of Looe on the south Cornish coast. In between the route crosses Cornwall via the River Valency valley, Lesnewth, Halwill Barton, Hendraburnick Down, Davidstow Moor, Bodmon Moor (Lanlavery Rock, Rough Tor, Brown Willy, Catshole Tor, Tolborough Tor), Jamaica Inn (Bolventor), Dozmary Downs, Browngelly Downs, Draynes Common, Treverbyn, Dobwalls, South Bosent, Scawn Mill Bridge, Herodsfoot, Church Bridge, West Looe River, Milcombe, Watergate and West Looe.

Useful Links:
Oliver Howe's Smuggler's Way walk
Encounter Walking Holidays
Long Distance Walkers Association

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