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The Granite Way

Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
+44 1837 861141
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beautiful place to walk/cycle. lots of shaded areas. drink for the dig is advisable. there is a lot... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
littlestar17
via mobile
Fantastic day on The Granite Way

When searching for 'things to do' near Okehampton, I stumbled upon The Granite Way and the reviews... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
travelsominx
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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“old railway” (11 reviews)
“cycle path” (9 reviews)
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Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

beautiful place to walk/cycle. lots of shaded areas. drink for the dig is advisable. there is a lot of dog poo left by bad dog owners but otherwise well worth a visit

Thank littlestar17
Reviewed 6 days ago

When searching for 'things to do' near Okehampton, I stumbled upon The Granite Way and the reviews were great, and now I know why! We hired our bikes from the lovely, helpful, people at Devon Cycle Hire, which is on the route, at about the...More

Thank travelsominx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure if our youngest would make the whole trip, but he surprised us and that was due to the path itself. It's flat, a great surface, wide enough for 2 way traffic, has things to see along the way. We even spotted a...More

Thank JanPP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the full cycle ride from Okehampton station to Lydford on a weekday (when it is quieter). It's about an 18 mile round trip, so allow a couple of hours if doing the full length. Easy fairly level cycling/walking with some great views to either...More

Thank grumpypete2014
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I am not a cycling enthusiast, so when my boyfriend found a cycle track that was flat and paved, I was for it. A nice trip to go to Lydford Gorge (which we did not visit because the prices were a bit steep). On the...More

Thank lilgreenwoman
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Free parking and helpful staff ensure bikes were correct size and checked before our use. Sensibly priced and photo id left as a deposit we were on our way. Mainly running parallel to the railway line it was level and also had plenty of seating...More

Thank rogerp761
Reviewed 9 May 2017

very easy bike ride and fantastic views along the route, you can go Okehampton one way then turn round and go to lydford the other way , walking or riding just great.

Thank BobSue3
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Lovely walk rain or shine, beware bikes going very fast! Holiday times it gets congested with walkers, bikes and dogs, so instead of a quiet stroll it's a dogem race track Having said all that choose your time to go and take in some of...More

1  Thank carter1dotcom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We often take a quick walk up the Granite Way. It is a great place for an interesting stroll, path is comfortable, with stopping places on the way. Over a weekend you will come across a number of cyclists, but that doesn't seem to cause...More

Thank Carole0109
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Off road old railway track which can be followed all the way from Okehampton to Yelverton. Being on old railway line means inclines are hardly noticeable, only realise how much you've climbed on the way back downhill! Brilliant for families looking for safe cycling. Views...More

Thank SamanthaTW
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