Great walks in the Flushing area

There is a wealth of walking available nearby the cottages in Flushing. Whether you want to enjoy part of the Cornish Coastal Path, or would like to venture farther afield, you will not be disappointed.

The north coast, which is only a few miles away, offers dramatic coastline and wave-swept, sandy beaches, while the south coast around Flushing offers sheltered coves and picturesque harbours.

Ask us for more information about specific walks to do in the local area.

5 autumnal walks near Falmouth

Autumnal holiday walks in Falmouth CornwallWe all know Cornwall is truly beautiful and full of fun things to do outside. Seasonal changes make for stunning walks and this October is no different. So pack your wellies and come on down to see a fiery palette of Autumnal reds, oranges and browns in Falmouth, Flushing and the surrounding areas. Here are our favourite walks around the local area, great for some quality time with the family and, of course, all are dog-friendly. One: Swanpool - Tregedna - Rosemerryn - Maenporth - Swanpool (6 miles, 3 hours) Starting at Swanpool Beach, a popular spot with tourists and locals alike, this six mile route will take you on a tour of the local suburbs and along a the coastal path towards Maenporth Beach that enjoys stunning views out to sea. Map of walk Two: Mylor Bridge - Halwyn - Restronguet Weir - Greatwood - Mylor Bridge (5 miles, 2.5 hours) With fabulous creek views and river views, this is a peaceful walk through an enchanting part of Cornwall. Map of walk Three: Stithians Church - Treskewis – Stithians Lake - Tretheague Mill - Stithians Church (4 miles, 2.5 hours) If you haven’t stayed in our cottages near Stithians, you may not have seen all that this neck of the woods has to offer. With lake views and a walk through farmland, this is every rambler’s dream. Map of walk Four: Trevone - Goodagrane - Mabe Church - Trevone (3.5 miles, 2 hours)  Being a little off of the beaten track this is a great walk to let the dog off the lead. Once you’ve navigated your way over some awkward stiles, you and the family will find yourself in granite quarry country with views across the countryside to boot. Map of walk Five: Mawnan Smith - Maenporth - Rosemullion Head - Mawnan Smith (6 miles, 3 hours) A six mile route through farmland and along part of the famous Cornish coastal path. There are some pretty spectacular views of the sea to see! Map of walk Bonus walk: (Well, why not!) Constantine - Polwheveral - Scotts Quay – Constantine (3.5 miles, 2 hours) With woods and farmland to wonder through, there’s little but pretty nature to see during this walk, but it’s well worth it. This route does involve a relatively steep hill and should only be walked when the tide is in. Local tide tables are available here:  https://www.tidetimes.org.uk/falmouth-tide-times Map of walk  

Walk number one - 6 miles in 3 hours

maenporthSWANPOOL - TREGENDA - ROSEMERRYN - MAENPORTH - SWANPOOL   Farmland, woodland, an interesting church and an attractive stretch of the coastal path.   Click to download Walk No 1

Walk number two - 6.5 miles in 3.5 hours

walks-holdingMYLOR BRIDGE - ENYS - FLUSHING - MYLOR BRIDGE   A woodland and farmland walk with a delightful stretch along the Penryn River. Click to download walk No 2

Walk number three - 5 miles in 2.5 horus

walks-holdingMYLOR BRIDGE - HALWYN - RESTRONGUET - MYLOR BRIDGE   Superb creek and river views.  A longish stretch along quiet roads but the view makes it worthwhile. Click to download walk No 3

Walk number four - 4 miles in 2.5 hours

walks-holdingSTITHIANS CHURCH - TRESKEWIS - TREATHEAGUE - STITHIANS CHURCH   A pleasant walk through farmland then lakeside at Stithians with extensive views across the water. Click to download walk No 4

Walk number five - 4 miles in 2 hours

walks-holdingFLUSHING - MYLOR HARBOUR - FLUSHING   Our favourite! Includes optional ferry trip from Falmouth, marvellous harbour views, quaint Flushing village, an old church and some farmland. Ideal for kids and dogs. Click to download walk No 5

Walk number six - 6 miles in 3 hours

MAWNAN SMITH - MAENPORTH - ROSEMULLION HEAD - MAWNAN SMITH   A lovely walk through pretty farmland and out along the coastal path with some great views. Click to download walk No 6

Walk number seven - 4 miles in 2 hours

MAWNAN SMITH - PENPOL - DURGAN - MAWNAN SMITH   A walk through farmland alongside the beautiful Helford River. There is a steep hill which is not for the faint hearted!   Click to download walk No 7

Walk number eight - 4.5 miles in 2.5 hours

FALMOUTH TOWN - SWANPOOL - PENDENNIS HEAD - FALMOUTH TOWN   An interesting town walk with a stretch of coast path and some magnificent coastal and harbour views. Click to download walk No 8

Walk number nine - 3.5 miles in 2 hours

TREVONE - GOODAGRANE - MABE CHURCH - TREVONE   A walk off the beaten track through farmland and granite quarry country, with several awkward styles.   Click to download walk No 9

Walk number ten - 3.5 miles in 2 hours

CONSTANTINE - POLYWHEVERAL - SCOTTS QUAY - CONSTANTINE   A delightful walk through woods and farmland with one very steep hill. Try to do this walk when the tide is in. Click to download walk No 10