Exploring Cornwall's Top Coastal Walks. - St Moritz Hotel

A Guide to Scenic Adventures from St Moritz Hotel. Nestled along the rugged north coast of Cornwall lies the exquisite St Moritz Hotel, a haven for those seeking tranquillity and adventure alike. With breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean and golden sandy beaches just moments away, it's the perfect base for exploring some of Cornwall's most picturesque coastal walks. From dramatic cliffs to hidden coves, here's our guide to Cornwall's top coastal walks, all within easy reach of St Moritz Hotel.

Padstow to Stepper Point:

Begin your coastal adventure with a leisurely stroll from the charming fishing village of Padstow to Stepper Point. Follow the Southwest Coast Path as it winds its way along towering cliffs adorned with wildflowers, offering panoramic views of the rugged coastline and the turquoise sea below. Be sure to stop at Stepper Point for a picnic and take in the breath-taking vistas across the Camel Estuary.

Tintagel to Boscastle:

Embark on a journey through myth and legend as you walk from the legendary Tintagel Castle to the quaint village of Boscastle. Along the way, you’ll pass by towering cliffs, ancient ruins, and secluded beaches, all steeped in history and folklore. Don’t miss the chance to explore the ruins of Tintagel Castle, said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, before continuing on to Boscastle, where you can reward yourself with a hearty Cornish meal at one of the village’s cosy pubs.

Port Isaac to Port Quin:

Immerse yourself in the picturesque beauty of the Cornish coast with a scenic walk from Port Isaac to Port Quin. Meander along the rugged cliffs and rolling hills, taking in the breath-taking views of the turquoise sea and charming fishing villages below. Keep an eye out for wildlife along the way, from playful seals to soaring seabirds. End your walk in the tranquil hamlet of Port Quin, where you can relax on the pebble beach and soak in the serenity of this hidden gem.


Perranporth to St Agnes:

Experience the raw beauty of Cornwall’s coastline with a hike from Perranporth to St Agnes. Follow the winding paths as they lead you through sand dunes, rocky outcrops, and secluded coves, offering stunning views at every turn. Take a detour to explore the historic mining ruins at Wheal Coates, perched dramatically on the cliffside, before continuing on to St Agnes, where you can refuel with a well-deserved cream tea at one of the village’s quaint tearooms.

Newquay to Watergate Bay:

Discover the natural splendour of the Cornish coast with a walk from Newquay to Watergate Bay. Set out from the bustling town of Newquay and follow the coastal path as it winds its way along towering cliffs and golden sandy beaches. Stop for a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters of Watergate Bay before indulging in a delicious seafood feast at one of the beachfront restaurants, where you can watch the sun sink below the horizon in a blaze of colour.


three children walking down to the beach together


From exhilarating cliff-top hikes to serene seaside strolls, Cornwall offers a wealth of coastal walks just waiting to be explored. And with St Moritz Hotel as your base, you’ll have easy access to some of the most stunning scenery the region has to offer. So, lace up your walking boots, breathe in the fresh sea air, and embark on an unforgettable adventure along Cornwall’s breath-taking coastline.


After a day of invigorating coastal exploration, there’s no better way to unwind and recharge than by returning to the comfort of St Moritz Hotel. Whether you’re craving a delicious meal in our renowned Shorecrest Restaurant, showcasing the finest local produce and culinary expertise, or seeking ultimate relaxation with a soothing massage at our luxurious Cowshed Spa, we have everything you need to replenish both body and soul. Treat yourself to a restful stay in our stylish accommodations, where every detail has been designed with your comfort in mind. So, after traversing Cornwall’s captivating coastal paths, why not indulge in a well-deserved retreat at St Moritz Hotel? We look forward to welcoming you with open arms and helping you make the most of your unforgettable Cornish adventure.

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