Cornwall’s Southern Coast
Leave the site travel south towards Penzance turn right onto A3071 continue 5 miles at roundabout 2nd exit into town and park in Harbour area.
Stroll and discover the ancient town with its Tudor buildings, the harbour and port areas. A town since 1614, it has something for everyone, walks in the historic streets, Chapel Street being the oldest at the top end of town, there are various shops, old world pubs and eateries. View the statue of Humpry Davy, a scientist and inventor of the Davy lamp which allowed miners to work in safety. Stroll into the Morrab gardens just off the town and explore the many features and variety of shrubs, trees, and plants. A must to investigate is the port and harbour, take in the scenic sea views and if its mid tide use the causeway of granite to visit St Michael’s Mount and explore the island or take the castle tour. If the causeway is not passable take the ferry boat.
Continue journey travel 12 miles southeast towards Porthleven at roundabout 2nd exit 30 next 2nd exit A394 turn right B3304 on arrival park on fore shore worth a short stay for the scenic sea views alone .
A small fishing port with a pleasant harbour.
Continue on head north 14 miles to Coverack Cove follow B3084 3 miles at roundabout 3rd exit A3083 continue for 2 miles turn right B3293 for 7 miles turn right B3294 arrive and park.
Stop and take in the beautiful scenic sea views, points of interest being the life boat house and gift shop. There is also a café right on sea edge if you fancy a cuppa or a snack.