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Plym Valley Cycle Trail

Plymouth, England
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a lovely cycle path

This is a great cycle path, it can get busy at weekends but you expect that, people do walk their... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Fantastic cycle ride but watch out for inconsiderate dog walkers.

A fantastic cycle ride that will take you all the way up to Dartmoor with some great views along... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Brian R
South Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a great cycle path, it can get busy at weekends but you expect that, people do walk their dogs along it too, so you have to be careful but most people are considerate. It can be quite challenging in parts but that is...More

1  Thank susan952
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A fantastic cycle ride that will take you all the way up to Dartmoor with some great views along the way. The trail forms part of the Devon Coast to Coast) route and Sustrans' National Cycle Network route 27. There are cyclists and walkers on...More

3  Thank Brian R
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This trail is a beautiful walk, love taking the dog there, as do many other dog owners. The trail is misnamed here, it's a public path, not merely a cycle trail. Maybe due to this misnaming, some cyclists (a minority) are extremely rude to walkers...More

1  Thank JAS322
Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's flat and pretty, just right for families. Leads eventually to Tavistock. The viaducts are impressive

Thank Railholiday
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have ridden this path many times. It is safe, easy and chillaxing, unless you really want to do some real off roading!

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Parked at Saltram House (National Trust). Although parking is also available right at start of trail it felt a safer place to leave the car and gives the option of riding around the park and also to tie in a visit to the house. From...More

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I live very close by and love walking these paths (as I'm not a lover of cycling) especially at quieter periods as it is brilliant for seeing local wildlife and can be very peaceful, however it gets extremely busy during good weather.

Thank lfvfb2016
Reviewed 23 September 2016

What a fantastic place. I choose to cycle, but it is equally as accessible to walkers. Usually start from Coy Pool, but can also cycle / walk from Saltram or the car park at Plym Bridge. Steady incline up to Clearbrook and Yelverton, but lovely...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I do this cycle trail regularly with my daughter (15).It is safe and has lovely views. Ice cream stop at Plymbridge. A slight up hill gradient but on the way back its brilliant. You dont actually realise that you are going up hill until the...More

Thank kellie w
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We have been many times over the years, sometimes park in coypool and walk up passed plymbridge and cann wood or park at plymbridge and walk up to shaughprior going through the tunnel. Always a pleasure which ever way beautiful views. Take some money ice-cream...More

Thank Jerry S
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