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Cadgwith (Cornish: Porthkajwydh) is a small fishing village located in the Duchy of Cornwall, England.


Get in[edit]

Visiting Cadgwith by car is recommended. The village can also be reached by bus.

By car[edit]

Heading along the A394 south towards Helston follow the A3083 towards Lizard then following signs towards Ruan Minor. A car park is located just above the village. Access to the village itself by vehicle is restricted to residents only.

By bus[edit]

First Kernow operate bus services from Redruth station via Helston to Ruan Minor a 15 minute walk from the village.

Get around[edit]

Exploration around the village is only possible by foot.


  • 1 St. Mary's Church. A small tin church located just above the harbour built as a mission church for the local fishermen Tin tabernacle on Wikipedia
  • 2 The Todden. The divide between Cadgwith's two coves offers views out to sea and of the harbour from above


  • Coastal Path. Walks either towards the Lizard, or Kennack Sands beaches via Poltesco valley. The valley is maintained by the National Trust and is the site of a former 19th century serpentine works.

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