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River Walkham Valley and Buckland Monachorum

Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Good varied walk

We hired bicycles from the shop in Yelverton and spent a lovely afternoon cycling to Tavistock and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
John S
,
Cheshire
Pleasant trail for walking, mildly interesting history

Most of the trackbed of a former railway from Plymouth through Yelverton to Tavistock has been... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2016
Bard999
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“bridge” (3 reviews)
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Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

We hired bicycles from the shop in Yelverton and spent a lovely afternoon cycling to Tavistock and back.

Thank John S
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Most of the trackbed of a former railway from Plymouth through Yelverton to Tavistock has been turned into a 21-mile cycling and walking route called Drake's Trail, crossing the Walkham Valley on the way. A linked trail offers an alternative route which includes Buckland Monachorum,...More

Thank Bard999
Reviewed 10 February 2013

i have lived in the area all my life and it is a fabulous area to walk, although rather wet in places. buckland monachorum has a lovely little pub serving good food

2  Thank mrcooljanny
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We parked at Bedford Bridge car park (free parking), which has a toilet block, and walked a circular walk to Grenofen Bridge and back. We started up a steep stony track beside the toilet block, which brought us up to the Drakes Trail (a disused...More

2  Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 23 August 2012

We like to take a short walk usually with the dog from the car park at Magpie Bridge downstream along the small path beside the fast flowing and attractive river. There are one or two spots where the dog can swim out into wide areas...More

5  Thank Jannerbloke
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