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Land's End Trail

488 km / 303 miles

Cornwall, Devon, Somers, Wilts
A route from the Ridgeway at Avebury connecting with other long distance routes as it takes an inland, generally high-level line through the South West peninsula. It provides an alternative option to those routes often used in linking Land's End with England's central ways. Route not included in Map Section in the LDW Handbook 7th Edition.


Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Yellow chevron - sparingly and not on moorland (Dartmoor, Exmoor, Bodmin, Penwith)  
Attributes: Challenging; Moorland
SU102699 - Avebury, Wilts
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SW341253 - Land's End, Cornwall
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Web Sites: Oliver's Cornwall - Land's End Trail
  GPS Routes - Land's End Trail

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Looseleaf: Land's End Trail: South to North (R. Preston - 1998)
Looseleaf: Land's End Trail: North to South (R. Preston - 1998)
Booklet: Land's End Trail: Accommodation Guide (R. Preston - Annual)


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National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Other Paths
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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger: 173180181182183184191193200201203204
OS Landranger Active: 173180181182183184191193200201203204
OS Explorer: 928102103104105106107108109112113114127128130140141142143157
OS Explorer Active: 928102103104105106107108109112113114127128130140141142143157

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
Hostel Accommodation: Street (Glastonbury) YHA, Ivythorn Hill, Street, Somerset 3 Km 104 Km
Other: Ash-Wembdon Farm  (bookable online) 2 Km 126 Km
Camping Barn: Northcombe YHA, Northcombe Farm, Hollam, Dulverton, Somerset 2 Km 179 Km
Self-catering: Anstey Mills Cottages  (bookable online) 2 Km 183 Km
Bunk House: Rock and Rapid Bunkhouse < 1 Km 204 Km
Self-catering: Primrose Cottage  (bookable online) 2 Km 218 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Okehampton YHA, Klondyke Road, Okehampton < 1 Km 260 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Bracken Tor (Dartmoor) YHA, Saxon Gate, Okehampton < 1 Km 262 Km
Camping Barn: Lydford YHA, Fox & Hounds Hotel, Okehampton, Devon < 1 Km 275 Km
Camping Barn: Galford Springs Holiday Farm 4 Km 276 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Perranporth YHA, Droskyn Point, Perranporth, Cornwall 4 Km 409 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Portreath YHA, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall 3 Km 429 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Cohort Hostel 4 Km 457 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Lower Penderleath Farm Hostel 1 Km 459 Km
B & B Accommodation: Dunedin (The)  (bookable online) 3 Km 465 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Land's End YHA, St Just-in-Penwith, Penzance, Cornwall 2 Km 477 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Land's End Hostel and B&B 1 Km 487 Km

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Connected Paths:

National Trails (England & Wales): Ridgeway National Trail; South West Coast Path National Trail
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Camel Trail; Dartmoor Way; Exe Valley Way; Imber Range Perimeter Path; Leland Trail; Little Dart Ridge and Valley Walk; Macmillan Way - Boston to Abbotsbury; Macmillan Way West - Castle Cary to Barnstaple; Mid-Wilts Way; Monarch's Way; River Parrett Trail; Saints' Way/Forth an Syns; Samaritans Way South West, Bristol to Lynton; St Michael's Way; Tamar Valley Discovery Trail; Tan Hill Way; Taw-Teign Link; Two Castles Trail; Two Moors Way (Devon Coast to Coast); Wansdyke Path; Wessex Ridgeway; West Deane Way; West Devon Way; White Horse Trail; White Horse Trail via Wansdyke
Click to show 22 more Paths Marked on OS mapping
Other Paths: Celtic Way; Celtic Way The Exmoor Option; Channel to Channel (Devon - Somerset); Coast to Coast - Southern England; Coast to Coast Trail (Cornwall Mineral Tramways); Copper Trail; Cornwall Coast Path; Dartmoor Ramble; Devonshire Heartland Way; Granite Way; Great Stones Way; Great Stones Way Avebury Loop; Kennet and Avon Canal Walk; Mary Michael Pilgrims Way; Mendip Ring; North Wiltshire Rivers Route; Quantock Greenway; Somerset Way; Summits of Somerset and Avon; Zennor Churchway and Tinners Way
Click to show 17 more Other Paths
Anytime Challenges: Dartmoor's Ancient Boundary Perambulation; Quantock Way; Smugglers' Way


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Route Profile:

487.6 Km (303.0 miles)
9,334 m (30,623 ft) ascent
397 m (1,302 ft)  maximum height