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Walking in and around Looe

Lots of walks and information can be found at: http://www.walkingincornwall.info/looe.php

Below we have some information on the walking festival and guided walks around Looe Island:

 

South East Cornwall Walking Festival: 2019

More information to follow. 

 

Guided Walks on Looe Island
Join the island’s wardens for a fascinating walk around the nature reserve. These unique, pre-bookable trips are available on:

2nd April, 17th April, 2nd May, 1st June, 1st July, 15th July, 11th September, 27th September


Each visit starts with the fun of a boat trip from Looe’s bustling fishing harbour. Once landed on the island you will have 3 hours to be introduced to the fascinating nature and history of Looe Island. You will find out how the Atkins sisters bequeathed the island to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and discover how work continues to keep the island special. After the escorted tour you will have time to independently explore the island or join your guide for a slide show in Jetty Cottage.

 

Birds of Looe Island - 17th May

On this speciality guided bird walk, you will learn all about the fascinating bird life of this stunning island nature reserve with local bird expert, Derek Spooner. Take a boat trip to our unique reserve for an escorted bird walk around the island. During the 3-hour visit local birder and author, Derek Spooner will help you spot and identify the Island's birds. You'll learn how the birdlife is monitored and what is being done to help populations flourish. During the guided walk there is the option of a slide show in Jetty Cottage or time to independently explore the island.

 

History of Looe Island - 17th May

On this speciality guided walk, you will learn all about the fascinating past of this stunning island nature reserve with Mark Camp, a local historian, and author.

 


All Places cost £25. Times and online booking (sorry, they aren’t able to offer telephone/postal bookings) are available at:
www.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk/islandwalks