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The Granite Way

Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
+44 1837 861141
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This is a great resource. It’s a very well maintained asphalt track that runs from Lydford to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike B
via mobile
Stunning Route to Explore the Dartmoor National Park

Stunning safe route through the edge of the Dartmoor National Park - exploring without getting your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“old railway” (11 reviews)
“off road” (9 reviews)
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Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great resource. It’s a very well maintained asphalt track that runs from Lydford to Okehampton. There are great views to be had and it follows an disused rail line. So, unlike most of Devon, it’s nice and flat. Bear in mind that...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning safe route through the edge of the Dartmoor National Park - exploring without getting your feet wet! Excellent views up to the Tors!

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice section of the National Cycle Route but......why on earth does the section between Okehampton and Lydford suddenly end from being tarmac to a track? This section isn’t suitable for a road bike unless you get off and walk the 100 odd meter section (glad...More

Thank MarkE1971
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us and a baby walked the first section from Okehampton Station to the viaduct. It was a grey and drizzly day so we didn't really get great views but what we saw was lovely. Views of the moor to one side and fields...More

1  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We parked just off the A386 at the edge of the moor and then cycled the route from there. The section down to Lydford is prettiest, especially the old viaduct. But going the other way we stopped for tea at the Okehampton Station Buffet.

1  Thank MargaretOkehampton
Reviewed 20 September 2017

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 19 September 2017

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 16 September 2017

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 8 September 2017

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 6 September 2017

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
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