A Ramble through Cornwall - Day 2 - Penzance to Townshend

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Published on March 15, 2016

Author: manfromgwelo

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1. A RAMBLE THROUGH CORNWALL Land’s End to Launceston, in easy 9-mile stages, on minor roads and footpaths Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend – 9.44 miles (15.2 km) OS Explorer Map 102 johndowns50@hotmail.com 1 John Downs

2. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend General directions : From Heamoor go downhill on Polmennor Road to the beach via Gulval and then along the coastal footpath to Marazion. Climb up from Marazion heading inland and take the B3280 through Goldsithney and Relubbus to Townshend johndowns50@hotmail.com 2

3. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend Route* tracked by my Garmin 110 * My Garmin’s batteries went flat (again) around 1 mile before reaching Townshend  johndowns50@hotmail.com 3

4. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend Full distance walked was 9.44 miles (measured by Garmin E-Trex 20) johndowns50@hotmail.com 4

5. Set off from Heamoor, outside Penzance, at 12.05. Another fine dry, sunny warm day. Altitude : 237 ft. From the school at Heamoor I crossed the B3312 onto a minor road opposite and head towards Trevarrack and Chyandour. I crossed the main A394 Penzance to Helston road at the Tesco store roundabout, turned left, crossed the footbridge over railway and turned left again onto St Michael’s way coastal footpath. Followed the path towards St Michael’s Mount. Took 1 hour 46 minutes to get to outskirts of Marazion. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend johndowns50@hotmail.com 5

6. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend The road from Heamoor down to Penzance Beach johndowns50@hotmail.com 6

7. DAY 2 – Penzance to Townshend Crossing the railway footbridge onto the coastal footpath outside of Penzance johndowns50@hotmail.com 7

8. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend johndowns50@hotmail.com 8 On the coastal path to Marazion

9. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend johndowns50@hotmail.com 9 On the outskirts of Marazion

10. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend johndowns50@hotmail.com 10 Marazion main street

11. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend johndowns50@hotmail.com 11 St Michael’s Mount from road climbing out of Marazion

12. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend Climbed the hill out of Marazion to the A394 roundabout (190 ft altitude) and, at 2 hours and 20 minutes after starting out, I crossed onto the B3289 towards Goldsithney. Through Goldsithney, climbing slowly to 264 ft over next 30 minutes, then over Higher Downs and down to Relubbus (116 ft) where I crossed the River Hayle 3 hours and 10 minutes after start. Climbed up Trelembo Hill out of Trelubbus, walked further 2 miles to Townshend with Trescowe Common and Godolphin Warren (with mine workings) on right. Total 9.44 miles walked in around 4 hours. Final altitude in Townshend : 254 ft. johndowns50@hotmail.com 12

13. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend B3280 crossing River Hayle at Relubbus johndowns50@hotmail.com 13

14. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend View on right of B 3280 after leaving Treluubbus : Trescowe Common and Godolphin Warren johndowns50@hotmail.com 14

15. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend View to the left of B3280 after leaving Trelubbus : looking back towards Lands End (17 miles away now) johndowns50@hotmail.com 15

16. Day 2 – Penzance to Townshend View on right side of B3280 just before arriving in Townshend - Godolphin Downs johndowns50@hotmail.com 16

17. Day 2 – Penzance (Heamoor) to Townshend Walk statistics -up until Garmin 110 batteries ran flat just after leaving Relubbus johndowns50@hotmail.com 17 • Time: 3 hours 12 minutes • Distance : 8.12 miles • Elevation climbed : 358 ft • Maximum elevation logged : 257 ft • Energy consumed : 983 calories • Total distance walked : 9.44 miles * (from E-Trex 20 trip monitor) • Total walk time : Just over 4 hours • Total elevation climbed during day : ? ft • Total Energy consumed : Around 1,200 calories * My Garmin E-Trex 20 Trip Monitor reading on arrival in Townshend. My E-Trex 20 logged my route, time, distance, pace, etc, but would not save or archive it to a PC.

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