Walking Holidays Cornwall

Cornwall guided walking and hiking tours

Welcome. Hello I am Paul Simmons the owner and principal guide of walkitcornwall. I’ve been leading guided walking holidays, hiking treks and tours for 18 years and walking Cornwall's south west coast path for over 20 years.

I tell stories, I've been an entertainer for much of my life. I also have an MA in Cornish Studies so the stories I tell will hopefully have an element of truth about them. But that's half the fun.

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I am passionate about walking and how to interpret and enjoy the relationship between us humans and the landscape we traverse.

Walking is about how we interact with our landscape with all our senses.

It's the philosophy of walking as to why, how and where we walk and the creativity walking inspires. Of course, it's also about the views:-).

                               Where we walk

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                                When we walk 

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2020

 

Cornwall Guided Walks are from Monday to Friday. Stay Saturday or Sunday to Saturday or choose your dates.

If you can get a group together of 4+ on any other week of the year then ask and I might be able to put on a walking week for you.

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Sat March 28th Sat Apr 4th Cornwall guided walking holiday    Full
Sat April 18th Sat April 25th Cornwall guided walking holiday   
Sat May 2nd Sat May 9th Cornwall guided walking holiday   
Sat May 9th  Sat May 16th

ISLES OF SCILLY 7 night 6 days  Isles of Scilly Page

Sat May 23rd Sat May 30th
Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat June 6th Sat June 13th Cornwall guided walking holiday  
Sat June 13th Sat June 20th Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat June 20th Sat June 27th POLDARK country tour and walking holiday  Poldark page
Sat June 27th Sat July 4th DARTMOOR walking holiday  Dartmoor page
Sat July 4th Sat July 11th   Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat August 1st  Sat August 8th   Cornwall guided walking holiday 
Sat August 29th Sat Sept 5th  ISLES OF SCILLY 7 night 6 days  Isles of Scilly Page
Sat Sept 5th Sat Sept 12th  Cornwall guided walking holiday Full
Sat Sept 12th Sat Sept 19th  Cornwall guided walking holiday
Sat Sept 19th Sat Sept 26th  Saints Way Coast to Coast New
Sat Sept 26th Sat October 3rd   Cornwall guided walking holiday 
Thursday Oct 15th  Saturday Oct 24th  CORFU 9 nights 10 days  Corfu page      2020 dates

 

Why walk in Cornwall?  More to the point, why shouldn't you?

On all our walking holidays we walk 5 days at a pace of 1.5 -2 mph between 6-9 miles (9-12kms). Your informative and entertaining trekking holiday is guided by me Paul Simmons and abroad we have at least two guides.

Getting to the very DNA of wherever we walk in the world, we immerse ourselves in the unique cultural heritage, flora and fauna, myths and legends, literature, geology and identity of where we walk. We walk, we laugh and share the walking experience.

NEWSIn light of the global narrative about Climate change and the declaration by councils and governments that there is a global ecological and climate crisis I have asked myself some hard questions and come up with some hard answers on a personal level. I realise that many of my guests, in fact most travel by plane, as indeed I do and the whole of the Cornwall tourism industry rely on guests arriving by plane so conversations about this need to be had. We will all probably ask ourselves these same questions about much of what we do in our day to day lives to offset carbon of which flying is just one part.

I still welcome you all to come to Cornwall whichever way of transport you use because I do not have all the answers but I do have some important questions that collectively need to be answered. Here in Cornwall as part of the sustainable tourism business we are arranging to come to a shared ideology about balancing environmental costs with business and enjoyment. So for my part my overseas walks will be restricted to just one area - Corfu and the Greek mainland. The good news is that Cornwall trips will be offered either side of my Dartmoor and Isles of Scilly trips which will get my main attention. More exciting news to come.

Here's something of what I do. You got 6 minutes?

I love walking. I live walking. Come and walk in Cornwall, walk in Corfu, the Isles of Scilly and Dartmoor.

I'm also a professional musician and my music website is here

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