Camborne Trail 3 - Penponds Barripper Trail

This trail walks participants out from Camborne town centre into the beautiful agricultural countryside and neighbouring mining villages of Penponds and Barriper.

Whilst in the quaint village of Penponds visitors may wish to visit the childhood home of Richard Trevithick (Camborne’s most famous son) which is open to visitors during the summer months.

Barriper is a welcoming village with a pub and its very own ‘harbour’ to explore.

Address: Rosewarne Rd, Camborne TR14 8BE

Lat: N 50° 21′ 55.40″
Long: W -5° 29′ 77.90″

OS Grid Ref: SW 64828 40265

Distance: 6 miles

Terrain: Easy

Facilities available for this trail

Parking – parking in Rosewarne Road Car Park.

Picnic areas – there are a few appropriate places along the route to stop.

Eating and shopping – shops in Camborne town centre.

Public houses – St Michael’s Mount Inn, Barripper.


Family and children friendly – the route is very family friendly.

Cycle Trail – good trail but some rough sections

Horse Riding Trail – trail is not suitable

Walking Trail – an easy trail.

Disability access – suitable for large scooters.

17th July 2017 12:42 pm

Camborne Trail 3

  • Author: Administrator
  • Created: 17th July 2017 12:42 pm
  • Updated: 3rd October 2017 10:59 am
Route type: Cycling/Walking Trail
Difficulty grade: Easy
Disabled Friendly: Large Scooters
  • Distance 4 miles
  • Time 1 h 41 min
  • Speed 2 mph
  • Min altitude 190 ft
  • Peak 354 ft
  • Climb 226 ft
  • Descent 226 ft

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