On Saturday 15 September 2012, walk for water so others don’t have to.

Porthleven to Mullion Cove

This stretch of the South West Coast Path is, without a doubt, unique and exceptionally beautiful. The path is fairly level and easy beyond Porthleven, but then becomes narrow in places with some steep ascents and descents. There is a special sense of wildness and isolation on the Peninsula, notably along Mullion and Predannack Cliffs which are part of the Lizard National Nature Reserve. Cormorants, shags, kittiwakes and black-backed gulls nest on Mullion Island. The island is made of lava which is 350 million years old.

Distance: 
7.1 miles / 11.4 km
Estimated Walking Time: 
3 -4 hours
Difficulty: 
Moderate
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