Clay Trails

A network of short walking, cycling and horseriding trails through mid-Cornwall’s China Clay Country.

Cycling trails

Find out how local cyclists use the trails in this short video.

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The Trails in pictures

Check out the wildlife and scenery you can see along the Clay Trails.

See a slide show

Bird watching on the Trails

Join local bird enthusiast Sid Code on a guided birding field meeting on the Clays each month.

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Maps and routes

Choose from a range of short routes for cyclists, walkers and horse riders along the Clay Trails.

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Plan a day out in Cornwall

Why not combine a short cycle ride or walk along the Trails with a visit to a local attraction?

See what's nearby

Get the Clay Trails app!

Download the free Clay Tales app for Android, which explores the area using audio stories from the local population.

Have a look

Take the trails from the Eden Project

Try this walking, cycling and horse riding route through stunning countryside and mining heritage.

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Local walking group

Join the group for an easy walk led each week in St Austell and the surrounding Clay Country villages.

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