16th November, 2017

Walks from the railway: Looe to Polperro

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In a nutshell
Take the scenic train journey to Looe and then walk the South West Coast Path. Arrive in the fishing village of Polperro, a real treasure trove to explore, before catching the 10-minute bus back to Looe for some well-earned grub.

In pictures
Enjoy the glorious train journey to Looe (£6 Off-Peak Day Return from Plymouth):

Then take in the sea air on the 5.5-mile coastal walk to Polperro:

Walker on the coast path from Looe next to coast path sign post

Explore the beautiful fishing village of Polperro with its picturesque harbour, art galleries and maze of narrow streets (see first section of the video below). Read more on the Visit Cornwall website.

Polperro by Nick Hubbard under Creative Commons license CC BY 2.0

Then get the 10-minute bus back to Looe (look up times) and enjoy a hearty dinner before setting off home on the train.

Our top tips for where to eat in Looe include:

Suggested itinerary:

More to explore

Find a huge range of other walks on the South West Coast Path website.

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