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The Granite Way

Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
+44 1837 861141
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Lovely Day Out

Great to find a cycle route with such lovely views. We parked in Okehampton train station, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dipsey1
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Day out cycling

My grandson his dad and I decided to have a day out and cycle some of the granite way is was a cool... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roger C
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“old railway” (11 reviews)
“cycle path” (10 reviews)
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Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
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+44 1837 861141
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to find a cycle route with such lovely views. We parked in Okehampton train station, and rode our own bikes to Lydford. It took us about 4 hours with stops for lunch and a drink in the pub at Lydford. It's a little lumpy...More

Thank Dipsey1
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandson his dad and I decided to have a day out and cycle some of the granite way is was a cool day so not to hot cycling it is brilliant not to many hills mostly flat and the viaducts and scenery were breath...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the ride but didn't compare with others around Devon/ Cornwall . Didn't like how both ends started/ stopped on a road , not knowing where to go next. Would have been nice to start and stop with a car park .

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cycle path from okehampton to lydford. You can hire cycles in Sourton and it's a nice easy path for a half day trip, there are also a few pubs on route so you can stop off for drinks/food!

1  Thank sjontaela
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank littlestar17
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 June 2017

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 26 May 2017

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 17 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 16 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
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