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Cycling in Land's End


Nothing beats cycling down the old green lane to Nanjizal - one of the more secluded beaches in Cornwall. By bike, you can explore all the villages, ancient sites and coves of Penwith without having to worry about parking the car! Land’s End Cycle Hire can deliver and collect bikes from the hostel, or arrange to hire your bike from Penzance railway station and cycle to us!

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Cycling in Land's End

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OS Grid Ref: SW 35796 23577

Lat/Lng: 50.053522, -5.6923288

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The most south-westerly point in mainland Britain, with spectacular views, iconic signpost and a range of visitor attractions.

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