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The Granite Way

Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
+44 1837 861141
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Check out the viaduct

Only walked a short section but what we did was lovely and especially the viaduct which had such... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shellworthy
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Telford, United Kingdom
Scenic with the odd hilly challenge

We cycled it - the surface is smooth and easy, as it is a disused railway line, and there are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Doug C
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cycle path” (11 reviews)
“old railway” (11 reviews)
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Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
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+44 1837 861141
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only walked a short section but what we did was lovely and especially the viaduct which had such amazing views and the structure was made visible from viewing platforms just below each end so if you go look out for the steps either end heat...More

Thank Shellworthy
Reviewed 3 days ago

We cycled it - the surface is smooth and easy, as it is a disused railway line, and there are several viewpoints which would have given better views if the weather had been better.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can make the walk/cycle ride as long or short as you please, mainly on the level. Some interesting views as well as some industrial history to see. Worth deviating off to the dam.

Thank Alasdair F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Granite Way provides a safe off road cycle between Okehampton Station and Lydford, it is tarmac mostly with one short stretch gated on a dirt track through a wooded cutting. Some really good views of the moor and surrounding countryside over viaduct and under...More

Thank DS4-Charisma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started at Bearslake Inn. There is a path up to the Granite Way from here. This part is off road. Slippery with lots of stones. More suited to a mountain bike. This takes 5 mins to walk up. Once on the Granite Way we...More

Thank holsbols30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I love cycling along he granite way and sometimes use the train to get up to meldon when we are feeling lazy. Nice to cycle to the cycle hire shop and get an ice cream and on to the bearslake for lunch...More

Thank GCW02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We parked at Okehampton train station, free to park and station has toilets. Family of 4, a 6 yr old on his own bike and 4 yr old on the back of Dad's! Did 11 miles in 2 hours plus a little on road to...More

1  Thank emmac0023
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent about 1/2 day with my wife and two children. Great views, flat, no traffic, pubs to stop at.we hired bikes from a local hire centre that's right on the cycle path and covered 1/2 the route there and back. About 11 miles. Would certainly...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Every time we are in Devon, we do this cycle. Its relatively easy with smooth paths and zero traffic. There is beautiful scenery to take in and some lovely pubs offering lovely local food and drinks to visit when you have earnt a rest!! We...More

1  Thank MrsKOct
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Love it it's a great walk. If your looking for a good day out then use the granite way! If anyone wishes to walk it take lots of water!!!!

Thank unicornprincessxoxo
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