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Distance 26 miles (41.8km)
Duration 13 hours over two days
Begins Place Quay
Ends Mevagissey harbour
OS grid refs SW855322, SX0144
Walk in a nutshell
This two-day jaunt along the South West Coastal Path is dominated by three major headlands as you make your way around the Roseland peninsula to Nare Head and Dodman Point, before ending up in the attractive harbour town of Mevagissey. An overnight stay in the fishing village of Portloe breaks the walk conveniently into two almost equal sections.
Real ales, great food, handy for walkers with a thirst on … Martin Wainwright, the Guardian’s northern editor, knows a good Yorkshire pub when he finds one and here are his top 10
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Small, friendly and community-owned; you can glow with virtue in this beautiful spot as well as enjoying the locally-sourced food and a pint of Black Sheep or guest ales. The pub is a freehouse and runs a shop, internet access and allotments for the 200-odd locals, so there’s always something going off. Pub games include darts, bowls and cribbage and there’s a garden. The pub is often frequented by visitors from across the world who are doing the nearby Coast to Coast Walk. Landlady Jackie Stubbs and her mum Margaret are naturals at their job.
• Hudswell, Richmond, 01748 518373, georgeanddragonhudswell.com