Explore the Cornwall Peninsula by bike

Details of the trip
  • Touring or hybrid bike
  • Easy / Active
  • Transfer of luggage between accommodations
  • 7 days, 6 nights and 5 stages

The Cornwall peninsula by bicycle (also known as Cornwall), is a relaxed travel proposal through a magical land full of legends and myths.

Located on the southwest coast of England, it is the cradle of Celtic culture and is only 350 kilometers from central London.

Pedaling through the peninsula you can discover its beautiful beaches, impressive cliffs, forests, small fishing villages and the famous island of St. Michael.

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What's Included

  • 6 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Full travel documentation (available in English)
  • Information to follow the self-guided route
  • Bicycle rental (21 or 24 speeds)
  • Daily luggage transfer between accommodations
  • Helpline in case of emergency (English / German)

Optional services not included

  • Electric bike rental
  • Meals and dinners
  • Extra nights
  • Travel insurance (suggested)
  • Transfers at the beginning of the trip
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What will you see pedaling through the Cornwall Peninsula by bike?
  • Mount St. Michael
  • Celtic constructions of Merry Maidens
  • Magnificent beaches, impressive cliffs, lush forests
  • Views between Carrick Roads and Falmouth

Itinerary of the trip: Cornwall Peninsula by bike

Day 1: Accommodation in TruroArrival at the meeting point at the first accommodation

Day 2: Truro – HelstonTwo options to choose 37 or 49 Km

Today’s stage will be smoother than yesterday, but with some climb that will make us do some exercise in the first part. It will be worth the climb in Truro and Falmouth and Constantine and Gweek. We will visit the Wheal Jane mines and arrive at the historic city of Penryn.

Then we will descend towards Falmouth, a pleasant seaside town where we can visit its exotic gardens, the maritime museum and see beautiful beaches. We will have the opportunity to see the impressive Castle Fortress of Henry VIII that still dominates the landscape before continuing the journey towards Helford Creek.

Day 3: Circular from HelstonTwo options to choose 39 or 56 Km

The stage of this journey will take us to the southernmost point of Great Britain, the Lizard. We will visit the beaches of Church Cove and Kynance Cove with magnificent cliffs, caves and islands such as those in the Goonhilly Downs area.

Day 4: Helston – Penzance 29 km

Today’s stage is short, but full of history. We will pass through Porthleven, a pretty fishing village and a former landmark in shipbuilding. We will then cycle along the coast to Praa Sands, one of Cornwall’s most popular beach areas.

A few kilometers away is the famous island of St. Michael’s Mount, which can only be reached at low tide by a beautiful path.

Day 5: Circular from PenzanceTwo options to choose 29 or 45 km

In today’s circular stage we will learn more about the city of Newlyn, an important fishing port in England and the inspiration for the Newlyn school of art.

We will pedal towards the Merry Maidens, a stone circle from the Bronze Age that stands in the middle of a remarkable concentration of ancient Celtic menhirs.

Day 6: Penzance - Truro52 km

Last stage of our trip. We will travel the north coast and its marshes, sand dunes and steep cliffs for several kilometers where we will enjoy the formidable views of the Atlantic.

We will enter a curious path between trees in the forest of “Tehidy Country Park” until we reach the spectacular cove of Portreath. We will reach Truro through a few kilometers of forest characteristic of the area.

Day 7: end of the tripEnd of the trip after breakfast

Where you will stay

The accommodations for this cycling trip through the South West of England are specially selected. You will sleep in charming rural accommodations.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am only one, is it possible to book the tour?

No, a minimum of two people is needed to book this tour

Can I rent a bike?

Yes, a fully equiped bike is available for rent. You can select during the booking process.

Is the daily luggage transfer between the accommodations included?

Yes, every day we will take your luggage to the next hotel. You just have to leave it at reception, and we take care of everything. Usually it will already be at the hotel when you arrive.

Can I cancel the booking?

We want to be as flexible as possible. Therefore, in the event of an unforeseen event, we will do our best to change the dates of the trip at no cost so that you can travel within the same year.

And if your plans change and you want to cancel the trip before the start date, the following management fees will apply:

• With more than 30 days, the management costs will be 20% of the amount of the trip.
• Between 30 and 15 days, the management costs will be 50% of the amount of the trip
• With less than 14 days, the amount to be paid will be 100% of the amount of the trip.

To have more flexibility, we recommend contracting travel, assistance, CR and cancellation insurance with which the trip can be canceled up to 24 hours before the start date with a 10% franchise. Check with us the conditions. Keep in mind that the price of the insurance is not refunded once contracted in case of cancellation or modification.

Do you need any further clarification? get in touch, we will be delighted to assist you.