West Kernow Way


Developed by Cycling UK, the West Kernow Way (Cornish for West Cornwall) is a largely off-road 150-mile route starting in Penzance. Winding its way west through the Cornish landscape to become a figure of eight. Using quiet roads, bridleways, byways and lost ways.

Taking in rugged coastlines and old miners’ tracks. It also passes the World Heritage Site of the Tin Coast. Passing the Botallack tin mines, the Bronze Age monument Mên-an-Tol, Land’s End, St Michael’s Mount and Lizard Point. It is hilly, with 4,200 metres of climbing, itis estimated to take three to four days to complete.

Read more and read the digital guidebook here: West Kernow Way | Cycling UK

Watch the video guides by Guy Kesteven:

West Kernow Way: Part 1 - Penzance - Land's End - Tinner's Way - Helston - YouTube

West Kernow Way: Part 2 - Helston - Lizard - Portreath - Marazion - YouTube

Route type: Long distance