Footpath descriptions


Please see Main, Footpath page for map of all footpaths in Parish

Footpath No 1

From Footpath No 2 to the River Lynher. First part on road second part on track. Second part difficult in places because of erosion, but the views of the estuary, particularly at high tide, make the effort worthwhile. Length 930m.

Footpath No 2

From A374 (take lane at rear of church) to Footpath No 1. Easy walk. Length 150m.

Footpath No 3

From Finnygook Lane opposite the entrance to the Hotel, to the East of Blackball. East walk but steep at the start. Lengh 1,300 mts. The extension of footpath 3 to Tregantle Fort and beyond is a permissive path across MOD property and is not available when red flags are flying. Use footpath 11 when the red flags are flying. The short permissive path to Blackball beach is steep and can be slippery when wet. Access to Blackball beach is restricted when red flags are flying.

Footpath No 4

From Trewrickle Lane to Finnygook Lane. Steep in places but generally an easy walk. Length 700m. Take extreme care when cxrossing the B3247.

Footpath No 5

From Crafthole (opposite rear of Finnygook Inn to Lady Well. Easy walk but steep for first 50m and can be muddy along last section. Length 1,240m.

Footpath No 7

From Finnygook Lane below Burns View to Black Ball Cliff at junction with Coastal Path. Easy Walk. Length 350m.

Footpath No 8

From road north of Tredis House to A374 north east of Sconner Farm. Easy walk. Length 1575m.

Footpath No 9

From Tregenna to Trewrickle Lane. Easy walk. Length 510m.

Footpath No 10

From Portwrinkle to Parish Boundary north of Britain Cove. Coastal Path. Steep sections. Length 850m.

Footpath No 11

From east Black Ball Cliff to Parish Boundary to west of Tregantle fort. Coastal Path. Easy walk. Length 680m.

Footpath No 12

From Finnygook Lane to Finnygook Beach. Length 110m. Easy walk but steep.

Footpath 13

This is a new footpath opened in April 2015. It starts from below Tredis View in Crafthole and inside the field side follow the B3247 to the junction with Trewrickle Lane. Trewrickle is very lightly trafficked and by turning left along the lane it can be followed for about half a mile to an existing footpath, No 4 (Sanders Lane), which can be followed until just before it meets the Downderry Road, where the second part of the new footpath will, by turning left into it, take you back to Crafthole by Carew Close.

This is an easy circular walk of about 2.5 km

The path links with

  • Horsepool Lane a lightly trafficked Road to Sheviock,
  • to Footpath No 9 at Tregenna and then via lightly traffic roads to Tredis and on to Footpath N0 8 to Sconner Farm,
  • Donkey Lane, another lightly trafficked road to Portwrinkle, by continuing along Trewrickle Lane to the Downderry Road  or,
  • by continuing along Sanders Lane, Footpath No 4 over the Downderry Road also to Portwrinkle arriving by the Whitsand Bay Hotel.

From Portwrinkle take the coastal path and Footpath No 7, see map on this website.


Announcing the New Footpath Extension, to Circular footpath 13 “Amber’s Way.”

Description of new path. Please click on the links below

Final Amber’s way, Ext 13 top notice board description

Amber’s way, Ext 13 northern base notice board description

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