Cornish Clay Country guided walk
A flooded clay pit now used as a reservoir
Wooded former spoil tip by the path to Wheal Martyn
Pleasant level walking along old industrial tracks
Common Centaury
Disused chimney of a former clay dry
Decision time
Peeping through the trees to a deep turquoise pool
Flooded clay pit below a wind turbine

A varied five and a half mile guided walk on the Clay Trails above St Austell. Well graded paths with little ascent. Optional café stop at the Wheal Martyn Clay Works

  • Countryside walking with little ascent
  • Superb views to the coast
  • Friendly guiding style - questions encouraged
  • Fascinating relics of former industrial times
  • 5% discount for guests arriving by public transport. Use GOODJOURNEY code at checkout and bring proof of travel with you to the tour.
  • 10% discount for PARD CARD holders. Use PARDCARD code at checkout and bring your card to the tour - failure to do this will invalidate your booking.
  • Cannot be used with other offers.
  • Valid for card holder plus their group, up to maximum advertised group
Not included

Refreshments at the café stop

Duration3 Hours 30 Minutes
Bring along
  • Clothing to suit the weather
  • Footwear sutiable for rough terrain
  • 1l water
  • Rucksack or other suitable carrier for your gear
  • Camera/phone
ParticipantsTour will take place even if only one participant is booked, max 8
Important information

If you are arriving by car please leave plenty of time to park, especially during the middle of the day.

Further information

After a short bus trip to join the Trail at Carluddon we walk on rugged terrain across moorland tops and wooded valleys, crossing streams and seeing evidence of the former industrial use of this area.

There is an optional café stop at Wheal Martyn before walking along scenic disused railway tracks back to St Austell.


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