By Foot or Ferry
Kestle Barton is situated on the footpath between Helford Village and Frenchman’s Creek, on the circular walk.
Walk up to Kestle Barton from Helford village, or park at Kestle Barton and take a magical circular woodland walk to Frenchman’s Creek and Penarvon Cove, allowing for a Roskilly ice cream at Helford post office before you return.
Kestle Barton can also be reached from the north bank of the Helford River by ferry from Helford Passage. It is a twenty minute walk from the landing stage at Helford. For more details of the ferry, visit Helford River Boats website www.helford-river-boats.co.uk/ferry or phone 01326 250 770. There is a public car park at Helford Passage above The Ferry Boat Inn.
Leave Helston on A3083 towards Lizard, driving past Culdrose.
At the mini roundabout turn left B3293 towards St Keverne
At the next mini roundabout in Garras take the third exit towards St Keverne, still B 3293, drive past Trelowarren for about a mile
Take a left turn signposted to Helford and Manaccan.
In Newtown St Martin turn right at the T junction and
immediately left, signed Helford and Manaccan.
In about a mile and a half at the small cross roads take left turn to Kestle and first right to Kestle Wartha.
Kestle Barton is about half a mile on the right.
Kestle Barton has post code TR12 6HU but beware of SAT NAV directions as the route it will send you is more difficult to drive.
Kestle Barton is clearly signposted from the B3293 with brown signs, however you may find the following link useful.