Cape Caper: St Ives to Cape Cornwall Cycle Route | St Ives eBikes

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Cape Caper
St Ives to Cape Cornwall

Our go-to route for stunning wild Coastal scenery. Medium challenge 35 mile round trip including stops at beautiful Boat Cove for a swim, visit the stunningly located Crown Mine and Levant Mine perched on towering cliffs above the Atlantic and cycle out as far West as you can go on Cape Cornwall. Return via the same route with a stop in Zennnor on the way back.


80% quiet

20% gravel

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The Moors

Cycle the stunning Coast Road which winds its way through the wild Penwith Moors with far reaching views of the Atlantic.

Boat Cove, Pendeen

Beautiful hidden bay reachable by bike via Pendeen Lighthouse. This is a lovely spot for a swim when the sea is calm.

Cape Cornwall

Cycle as far West as the path will take you and perch on the stone wall for a stunning picnic spot.

Crowns Engine House

The instagram-tastic Crowns Engine House clings precariously to the cliffs above the wild Atlantic.

Levant Mine

Informative and stunningly situated mine with a still functional steam-driven beam engine.


Gorgeous village, take a peek inside the famous church and grab refreshments in the Tinner's Arms or Moomaid Cafe.

Refreshment Stops

The Gurnard's Head

Renowned gastropub with large beer garden, book ahead.

The Tinner's Arms

Atmospheric traditional pub with large beer garden

Moomaid in Zennor

Delicious ice creams, cakes, coffee and tea.