Ah yes, the walk to Zennor from St. Ives, Cornwall via the coast path. It sounds idyllic, doesn't it? Just a stroll along the cliff tops drinking in the spectacular scenery.
Oh, it is spectacular.
It's just that your feet may never speak to you again after you attempt it (see Serious Note below).
If you've got any enemies with heart conditions, sending them on this walk is a foolproof way of bumping them off.
The sign quite clearly says 'six and a quarter miles to Zennor'. Unfortunately it forgets to mention that it is six and a quarter miles as the crow flies .....
..... a rocket-propelled crow that has just been shot out of a cannon, to be precise!
There are three potential walking routes to Zennor:-
Still, any of these routes will prove most problematical if you are, in fact, not in St. Ives. So, for the benefit of those who live in that place outside St. Ives (I think it's called the world or some such funny phrase) your intrepid correspondent brings you .....
..... the coast path walk to Zennor in all its glory (and terror).
The walk along the coast path from St. Ives to Zennor is beautiful. It is also very serious walking. There are high cliffs, the ground is very rocky and uneven. The path is narrow and steep. There are no shops and there are very few places where you can exit. Once you set out your options are basically reduced to two; keep going forward or go back.
If you want to do the walk these are pretty essential:-
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