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Moorlands Meander

Medium 25 mile round trip from St Ives taking in Zennor and the moors.


90% quiet

10% gravel

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Probably our favourite cycle route, with a nice distance that leaves time in the day for a relaxed lunch in Zennor. This combines beautiful coastal scenery, rugged, wind-swept moors with Cornwall’s rich history. Passing abandoned mining buildings and the ancient sites of Lanyon Quoit and Chysauster, you will see a side to the Duchy that most visitors to St Ives miss.

On Route

What you will see along the way.

St Ives

Stunning beaches, picturesque harbour and fantastic eateries.


Gorgeous village, take a peek inside the famous church.

Carn Galver

Stunning stretch of coast road sat at the foot of Carn Galver and Watch Croft

Men an Tol

Bronze age stone monument reputed to be a fertility treatment.

Lanyon Quoit

Landmark megalithic burial chamber in a field.

Ding Dong Mine

Remote ruins of a mine that once employed 500 men.

Pit Stops

Some nice places for a drink or bite to eat.

The Gurnard's Head, Treen

Renowned gastropub with large beer garden, book ahead.

The Tinner's Arms, Zennor

Atmospheric traditional pub with large beer garden

Moomaid in Zennor

Delicious ice creams, cakes, coffee and tea.