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Cycle ride

Good level trail some gentle climbs to yelverton Get busy sometimes with walkers and dogs Worth... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Michael C
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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Nice ride

Did this as the last section of the Devon Coast to Coast, this is an old railway line that runs... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Tony H
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All reviews old railway off road devon coast to coast long tunnel easy riding park ride main path busy at weekends nice pub dog walkers beautiful scenery great for kids yelverton coypool tavistock skylark viaduct
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Good level trail some gentle climbs to yelverton Get busy sometimes with walkers and dogs Worth the effort up past Clearbrook to tea room at Yelverton

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Did this as the last section of the Devon Coast to Coast, this is an old railway line that runs from Yelverton to Plymton. Nice gentle down hill run all the way. Didn't do it the other way probably a long grind.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The Plymouth Valley Cycle Trail is stunning, one of my favourite cycle tracks in the south west. It's on an old railway line which climbs (or descends, depending where you start) through Dartmoor. Can be busy at weekends - but if you choose the right...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Flangeburger
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A delightful little railway tucked away behind a retail park. A pleasant trip to Plym Valley woods. The buffet is cosy and charming (and good value).Will certainly visit again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank adethebeak
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Parking in the Coypool Park & Ride (FREE) and hired our bikes from the hire shop on site. We had brought our son's bike but not our own. The cycle route is lovely and slightly uphill we did 10 miles which was an achievement with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Munchkin1975
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We're regulars along the cycle path...it's great for budding riders, speed cyclers, walkers, strollers and horses. Everyone seems to be friendly and considerate, and it's a joy to be in nature surrounded by glorious forests and rivers.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sam B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

These paths, built over the old Plymouth to Tavistock railway line, is an excellent day out, although no toilets anywhere on route for several miles. Beautiful scenery to watch wildlife whilst eating your picnic lunch or snack, there are a few, very few, seats for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Judi S
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Cycle trail from Plympton to Clearbrook that takes you through the beautiful countryside along the old railway line. A steady incline but not too bad. Some nice views from on top of the viaducts on the way if you decide to stop for a break....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank PlymSteve p
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We are lucky to have this place so close to home. Generally litter free and beautiful views from Coypool to Tavistock and back if your legs are up to the task.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This is a truly great cycle path and actually going up it’s pretty uphill so down is very fast. One criticism is that so much more has been tarmaced I liked it years ago when it was pretty much the gravel from the old railway...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank barcaranger
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