With over 70 footpaths and bridleways, direct access to the South West Coast Path, and sitting in a designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, St. Agnes is a haven for walkers of all ages and abilities. Paths are well marked and maintained, and whether you fancy a coastal stomp, a gentle amble from pub to pub, or a cross-country ramble, there’s something for you.

For interactive walking guides to suit all abilites, the South West Coast Path site is a great place to start.


For fascinating audio described trails that guide you through our countryside's rich heritage, you can download the brilliant Cornish Mining app here.

Free local walking guides can also be safely downloaded from the St. Agnes Forum, and include some stunning inland walks around St. Agnes, Porthtowan, Blackwater, Mithian and Mount Hawke.

Lots of our shops and businesses sell walking maps, and our Local Information Points are a good place to stop for advice when you’re in the area.