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The Granite Way

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Address: Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
Phone Number: +44 1837 861141
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We did part of dartmoor which took us down on to granite way , nice wide foot/cycle path, easy to walk along & safe for dogs to be off the lead

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawn F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did part of dartmoor which took us down on to granite way , nice wide foot/cycle path, easy to walk along & safe for dogs to be off the lead

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Thank Dawn F
Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I picked up the map from the hostel and it was easy to follows. There were lots of people walking part of the way (I walked the full length) and even more people on bikes. I arrived at Lynford only to find that I had missed the bus and the next one was not for another three hours. So if... More 

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Thank Valerie342
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We cycled the Granite way from Lydford to Okehampton and found the trail to be very picturesque despite the drizzle and low cloud. We stopped for a bite to eat at Okehampton station and diverted a little off track on the return journey to visit Meldon reservoir and dam. If back in the area we would do this cycle trail... More 

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Thank GordyR06
Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We were looking for somewhere nice to walk where we could also push a baby buggy easily, and the Granite Way fitted the bill. We walked from Okehampton to Meldon Viaduct. It was an easy, pleasant walk next to the Dartmoor Railway. At an easy pace, it takes about an hour each way. There are occasional nice views and our... More 

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Did part of this as part of the exploration of Meldon viaduct. Lovely easy walking. Fantastic views.

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Thank Lynne S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have cycled the Granite way a few times and enjoy the Meldon Quarry to Sourton Down section the best. The old track is great to ride on, much like the Tarka trial we have in North Devon.

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Thank thomas p
Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I cycled from Okehampton station to Lydford (about 9 miles) on Bank Holiday Monday. It took about an hour and a half there and the same back. It is easy to cycle, being mainly flat apart from the odd small gradient. It is all tarmac apart from a short narrow section through some woods. There are quite... More 

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Thank 611gayle
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Much of the cyclepath to Meldon from Okehampton follows the route of the railway and much of the view is blocked by the woods - delightful though they are, however once you reach the old Meldon Viaduct the views are spectacular and the riding is easy due to the easy railway gradients. The Dartmoor Railway Supporters Association run the 'Meldon... More 

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Thank Rossergruffydd
Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome for cycling or walking. Spectacular views and easy route to do. Lovely clean air. Easy access to the moors and beyond!

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Thank chellepenzance
Oxfordshire
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We started at Okehampton and walked as far as Meldon Viaduct. For most of the way it is fairly uninspiring. Very few views to the north due to the trees along the way. Although you do get a rather good view of Okehampton Castle. To the south you have a railway line, possibly disused and then the very busy, and... More 

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