South West Coast Path

Latitude 50.067609 Longitude -5.079564

Latitude 50.067609 Longitude -5.079564

Latitude 50.067609 Longitude -5.079564

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The Five Pilchards Inn stands in a unique position at the mid point of the South West Coast Path National Trial. This inspiring coastal walk stretches for 630 miles between Minehead in Somerset along the coast of Devon and Cornwall, to Poole in Dorset.

OS GRID REF: SW 79715 23154

Waymarkers

Latitude 50.067609 Longitude -5.079564

Latitude 50.067609 Longitude -5.079564

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As England's longest waymarked footpath, the trails capture heritage, wildlife, geology and extraordinary scenery along the way, and is one of the best walks in the world.


Mid Point Marker

Latitude 50.067609 Longitude -5.079564

Mid Point Marker

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The halfway point is marked by a granite sculpture on the beach at Porthallow, on which is engraved a poem called "Fading Voices", made up of words and phrases representing the community of Porthallow, or Pralla as it is know locally. The other side is engraved with the names of local flora and fauna. 

Great Views

Home From Home

Mid Point Marker

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The village has a shingle/pebble beach to the sea, with far-reaching views to St Anthony's Head Lighthouse, St Mawes, Falmouth and the Roseland Peninsula. Dogs are welcome on the beach all year round.

Picturesque

Home From Home

Home From Home

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Following this picturesque photo opportunity, walkers will receive a warm welcome at The Five Pilchards Inn.

Home From Home

Home From Home

Home From Home

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Located just 50 yards from the marker point, food, drink and accommodation are available at the end of a long day, or at the start of a new adventure.