Cornwall's Atlantic Coast North Short Break

South West Coast Path Trail Short Break (Cornwall's Atlantic Coast - North).

4 nights
26 miles
Moderate

From £350 per person

Find out about the tour

About this route

Visit picturesque villages such as Clovelly and Morwenstow as you immerse in dramatic coastal scenery, from ancient woodland to rocky shoreline.

The shorter daily mileages on this tailored short break make the rugged terrain along the Cornish coast much more approachable.

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Cornwall's Atlantic Coast North Short Break map
Clovelly to Bude
26 miles (41 km)
2nd January to 24th December

Holiday Highlights

Visiting Clovelly, with its steep cobbled streets, 14th century quay, and expansive industrial history.

Enjoying some of the finest scenery on the South West Coast Path at an approachable and enjoyable pace.

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
CACNSB From Clovelly to Bude 4 nights, 3 days walking Moderate£350

Cornwall's Atlantic Coast North Short Break 4 nights, 3 days walking

£NNN per person
  • Itinerary
  • What's included?
  • Extra nights?
  • Tour facts
  • Route profile
  • Travel info
  • Weather
Start

Travel to Clovelly where your first night's accommodation has been booked

Day 1

Clovelly to Hartland Quay. 10.5 miles (17km)

Day 2

Hartland Quay to Morwenstow. 7.5 miles (12km)

Day 3

Morwenstow to Bude. 7.5 miles (12km)

Finish

Depart from Bude after breakfast

Your Itinerary

This itinerary lists our preferred overnight stops for this tour. Sometimes there may be a shortage of available accommodation in a preferred location, in which case we will transfer you from the trail to your accommodation and back again at no extra charge. Overnight stops marked with a (T) will always require transfers as standard.

The daily mileages quoted are average trail miles only and do not include the distance from the trail to your accommodation. We do not expect you to have to walk more than a mile from the trail to your accommodation; should your accommodation be further than this, transfers will be provided as standard.

Below are the additional costs that may apply depending on your requirements. Dog friendly tours are subject to a Daily Dog Charge, which will be listed below if applicable. Our standard prices per person are based upon two people sharing a room; if you are walking on your own, or are part of a group but require a room of your own, then the Solo Walker or Single Supplements apply respectively:

A note about transfers
Solo Walker Supplement
£35.00 per person / per night
Single Supplement
£30.00 per person / per night

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night

What's included?

  • 4 nights accommodation in en-suite rooms (where available) in selected B&B’s, hotels, inns and guesthouses along the trail, or a short distance away via taxi provided at our expense.
  • Breakfast each day.
  • Door to door luggage transfer.
  • Maps with the route marked on and a guidebook or route notes describing the trail.
  • An information pack containing an itinerary, instructions on how to find your accommodation each night and a kit list.
  • Detailed travel instructions on how to get to the start of your holiday and back from the end of it.

Extra Nights & Rest Days

An extra night gives you a chance to explore some of the villages on the path or to simply relax on one of the many sandy beaches for which Cornwall is famous.

The pretty little village of Clovelly is a popular choice. Clovelly is also worth considering if you would like to visit Lundy Island, which is noted for its birdlife.

There is also a lot to see at Bude.

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night

Tour Facts

Total distance: 25.5 miles (41 km)
Duration: 4 nights, 3 days walking
Minimum daily distance: 7.5 miles (12 km)
Maximum daily distance: 10.5 miles (17 km)
Code: CACNSB Grade: Moderate
Season: 2nd January - 24th December
Start of holiday: Clovelly
End of holiday: Bude

Route Profile

Cornwall's Atlantic Coast North Short Break Route Profile

Travel Information

Detailed instructions on how to get to the start of the holiday and back from the end, are sent with your full holiday pack. A summary is given below:

By Air - The most convenient major city and international airports are Bristol, Exeter and Newquay.

By Rail - The nearest rail station to the start of the trail (Clovelly) is at Barnstaple (about 20.5 miles away). The nearest rail stations to the end of the trail (Bude) are either Bodmin Parkway (about 33.5 miles away) or Barnstaple (about 34.5 miles away).

By Bus - Few bus services run to Clovelly and from Bude.

From London - Trains run from London Paddington station to Barnstaple. From there a bus/taxi will be required to Clovelly.

Return To The Start - The easiest way to return to the start of the trail is to take a taxi from Bude to Clovelly.

Weather Information

To find out more about the weather forecast for your chosen holiday's general location, please see the following websites:

  • MetCheck - This website allows you to look up detailed weather information for specific locations as far as six months in advance.
  • Met Office - This website shows regional area forecasts a few days in advance, with a general UK forecast description of up to 30 days in advance.
  • Mountain Forecast - This website shows what the forecast is like up on specific hills and fells, and offers forecasts a few days in advance.

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