Day 1 Arrival and overnight in Simonsbath, Exmoor. Meet guide, welcome dinner.
Day 2 You take a walk in one of the smallest national parks in England, Exmoor National Park. Walking on cultivated pastures, surrounded by trees and the Heather and gorse-covered moor to reach Withypool. In good weather you can see buzzards circling high above on the thermals. Walk back through the beautiful landscape of the River Barle and you encounter an ancient fortified Celtic settlement, Cow Castle. Walk: 21.5 km, 400 m ascent and descent, 7 hours (possibly shortened to 11 km in 3.5 hours). Overnight in Simonsbath House Hotel
Day 3 The walk today is on the wild moors and grasslands, still used for grazing sheep. Groups of wild Exmoor ponies roam the moors and with any luck you will see herds of deer grazing peacefully. Pass Brendon Two Gates and Hoar Oak Tree, along the border of the former lands of the Knight family from Simonsbath and at the same time the border between Devon and Somerset, you can walk over the old Hercynian platform and through a walkway that is part of a 12,000 km ‘footpath’ Exmoor to Blue Gate and back to Simonsbath. Walk: 17.5 km, 400 m rise and fall, 6 pm Overnight in Simonsbath House Hotel
Day 4 After breakfast we transfer to the lovely seaside town town of Marazion set on the shores of Mount’s Bay (3 hrs). Meet guide and go for a short walk along the South Coast Path along Prussia Cove to the lovely Praa Sands, 6.5 miles. Return to Marazion Overnight Mount Haven Hotel (B, L, D)
Day 5 After breakfast we walk to the famous St Michaels Mount – Once a Benedictine Priory, a fortress and tin mining port it is accessed by a causeway, revealed at low tide, once walked by pilgrims in honor of the alleged apparition of St. Michael. At other times, access is gained by means of small ferry boats. After lunch we return to the mainland and will visit one of the great Cornwall gardens and sculpture park at Tremenheer for a gentle walk. (B, L, D) Overnight Mount Haven Hotel
Day 6 After breakfast we transfer part of the way and then walk into St Ives, the classic Cornish fishing village which has caught the imagination of artists for a century or more and let to the development of the St Ives school of art. As a result there are several museums including the Barbara Hepworth museum and the Tate Gallery. Spend time in this wonderful village followed by a walk along the coast path before returning to Marazion for the final night. Overnight Mount Haven Hotel (B, L, D)
Day 7 Departure after breakfast. (B)