Walking and Cycling
A large part of the land here was once an island, and even though nowadays joined to the mainland, a feeling of individuality remains. Heathland covers the granite outcrops and the area is scattered with remnants of an incredibly ancient heritage. As you slip off the edge of the map into rocky gorges where tiny fishing villages face a wild ocean it's as if you have slipped off the edge of time where Cornwall reveals its most individual and captivating side. You'll find: smugglers' coves, show stopping beaches, historic mining settlements, surf spots, boat trips, harbour towns, dramatic coastal scenery, The Minack Theatre, St. Michael's Mount, and The Lizard.
Marazion to St Michael's Mount 5 miles
Walk the great 500 yard long granite crag which rises from the waters of Mounts Bay when the tide is out to the jewel in Cornwall's crown St Michael's Mount and visit the historic castle. Walking access to the Mount and opening arrangements are liable to
I Walk Cornwall 5 miles
i Walk Cornwall is one of the most comprehensive web sites for detailing walks around the whole of Cornwall including the Penzance area. The link above takes you to a specific page with a large range of walks in and around the Penzance area covering both beach and coastal path walks as well as inland walks. The walks are graded by length in both km and miles as well as the difficulty of the walk, it is a great site and well worth looking at to help you to find a range of great walks near to River Valley Country Park.
The First & Last Cycle Trail 8 miles
Lands End to Hayle