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PENROSE CAMP SITE, PORTHLEVEN, TR13 0RB
Martin and Lisa Wallis
Higher Penrose Farm, Helston TR13 0RB
Tel/Fax 01326 572714 Mobile Lisa 07977 570 764 email: webmaster@campingcornwall.net
Web site designed by wwallis
The Penrose Estate is owned by the National Trust and there is a circular walk all around Loe Pool and this is accessible from the site. (see map below) Dogs are welcome in the Estate but must be kept on a lead in front of Penrose House.
These photos were taken around this walk. If you are feeling energetic you can walk all around the Loe Pool (about 7 miles). It takes me 3 hours to do the whole walk without stopping.
Some of the walks are tarmaced and some hard surface as shown. Cyclists can cycle either into Helston which is approx 2 miles through the "walks" or to Loe Bar approx 1 mile. You can also cycle all around Loe Pool (7 miles).
The Loe Bar. This great barrier of sand and flint has been formed over centuries by the winter gales and fierce under currents piling it up at the mouth of the Cober estuary.
The lake behind the Bar is fresh water and forms the biggest stretch of natural fresh water in Cornwall. The Lake is a haven for wild birds and an ideal location for any bird enthusiasts.

This shows you the whole walk around Loe Bar and the path along the Porthleven Sands.

To print off a more detailed map in pdf - click here