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Land’s End Circuit
Max Landsberg  
01 May 2020
UK price £12.99
72pp, 130 x 220mm, 165g

Land’s End Circuit


Max Landsberg

This selected Cornish section of the South West Coast Path runs for 42 miles from St Ives to Penzance. It provides a superb week’s-worth of walking, and serves as a taster for the 630-mile National Trail experience.  Enjoy some of the UK’s finest coastal scenery including Land’s End, its wild south-western extreme.

This part of Cornwall is surprisingly accessible by mainline railway, and it offers plenty of charming places to stay and eat. The book includes an option to complete the circuit inland by St Michael’s Way, and also a side-trip by tidal causeway to St Michael’s Mount.


This 72-page guidebook contains all you need to plan and enjoy the Land’s End Circuit:

  • the route in sections, with summaries of distance, terrain and altitude gain/loss
  • where to find food and drink, accommodation and how to split the distance
  • concise background on the geology, history, mining and wildlife
  • how and when to visit St Michael’s Mount
  • planning information for travel by train, bus, car or plane
  • 15 pages with detailed route mapping at 1:35,000
  • in full colour, with 100 photographs
  • rucksack-friendly and on rainproof paper.
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Excerpt from Part 2
3.1 St Ives to Zennor Head
  • Boat in harbour, St Ives

    © Max Landsberg

  • Enys Dodnan (left) and Armed Knight (centre), offshore from Land's End

    © Max Landsberg

  • The chough, Cornwall's iconic bird

    © Mikelane45/Dreamstime

  • Distances from Land's End

    © Max Landsberg

  • Common blue butterfly

    © Lynne Kirton

  • Knill's Monument, above St Ives

    © Malcolm Osman

Boat in harbour, St Ives

© Max Landsberg

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