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The Gannel, West Pentire & Crantock: 12K Guided Walk


Please read all hike details carefully.

Come on a 12K/7.5 m hike around The Gannel, West Pentire & Crantock. Walk across a vast tidal river bed, over the towering dunes and along the north sedimentary shale cliffs to Polly Joke Beach. Optional sea dip at Polly Joke Cove conditions permitting.

    • Guided 12K circular route
    • Get moving outside
    • Meet like-minded people
    • Dedicated time outdoors in nature
    • Local stories & knowledge
    • Learn a new walking route
    • Any weather walking

Hike Details

Start Time 10am – Walk Start
Date Saturday 14th October ’23
Overall Grade STRIDE: A steadfast pace that will get those endorphins pumping. Peppered with plenty of pit stops to refuel and connect with each other and the views.
Terrain Sand dunes, coves, coast path, some steep sections, village, sandy river bed, common land, riverside footpaths & trails.
Total Ascent 232m
Distance ~ 12K | 7.5m
Start NT Crantock Car Park

Please note a minimum of 3 attendees is needed for this event to go ahead. Itinerary will be emailed after purchase. Kate, your guide is a qualified Lifeguard and Outdoor First Aider.


For your own safety there are mandatory kit/items for each tour. You may be refused to attend the experience if you are not prepared. You will also receive a recommended kit list. Please ask if you have any questions.

Mandatory Itinerary:

  • Supportive footwear suitable for walking – e.g. no flip flops, no stilettos, no crocs.
  • Minimum of 500ml of fluid per person (water preferably) to keep hydrated & protect against sunstroke/heatstroke.
  • A small snack for energy depletion emergencies (suited to your own dietary requirements)
  • Weather and climate appropriate protection/clothing according to forecast.
    • Sun Cream/UV protective Clothing – to protect against UV rays and sunburn
    • Waterproof Clothing – to protect against getting soaked rain, drizzle, hail
    • Thermal Clothing – to protect against low and freezing temperatures

Please ensure you are confident carrying the weight of what is in your backpack/bag.

Tour Disclaimer

Signing our Cornish Explorer disclaimer is a condition of your participation in the walking tour. This will be sent to you upon purchase.  See signature deadlines below. For any disclaimer that is not signed you will receive a refund as per our policy. You must read and understand the disclaimer before signing. If there is any term that you do not understand or, then please discuss it with us before signing.

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As you are purchasing tickets for an event, we are not obliged to provide a refund in the event of cancellation on your part.

We will however refund any cancellation made 3 weeks before the time of the tour. This refund will be for the full price of the booking. We will not offer partial refunds.

It is not possible to make changes to existing bookings, unless Cornish Explorer receives notification 48 hours in advance, in writing, to

Otherwise, if you are unable to attend, we can transfer your tickets to a tour at a different time or date (subject to availability), or to another person, provided the transfer is for the equal number of attendees and confirmation in writing by Cornish Explorer LTD.


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