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 Walking Festival - TBC
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: 6th April, 20th April, 5th May, 20th May, 4th June, 2nd July, 19th July, 16th September and 29th 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 - 21st May & 3rd June
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 - 1st July & 15th September
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) is available at: