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Kernow Horse Trail             
This is an informal route for horses from Horsebridge on the Devon border to Lands End.

The Kernow Horse Trail is a linear trail from Lands End to the Devon Border. The trail uses existing definitive bridleways, quiet lanes and tracks. It connects many existing multiuser trails such as Mineral Tramways, Coast to Coast, Goss Moor, Camel etc.

Although the trail has not been formally developed, the trail is often used by riders planning a route through Cornwall either as a local initiative or part of a national ride from John O' Groats to Lands End.

The trail goes through lovely and varied countryside. The long term aim is to improve the trail by providing some more off-road sections, improve some road crossings and provide more connecting routes. The main trail route shown on these pages is all ridable, although some parts have no legal status. Apart from some road crossings the trail avoids busy roads, expect near Lands End, where a section of the main A30 has to be ridden.

The whole trail comprises of five sections, these are: (PLEASE CLICK ON SECTION TO SEE THE TRAIL NEAREST YOU)

The Tinners' Trail - Lands End to Canonstown (E. of Hayle)
The Kerrier Trail - Canonstown to Blackwater
The Perran Trail - Blackwater to Goss Moor
The Bodmin Trail - Goss Moor to Cardinham Castle (East of Bodmin)
The Caradon Trail - Cardinham Castle to Horse Bridge (On river Tamar)

Please click on the map below to see the detail for each section

Horsebridge over  the Tamar into Devon
Picture below courtesy of Oliver's Cornwall,