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There is a circular walk of 4 1/2 miles which encompasses the disused railway viaduct at Meldon. It starts at the Meldon Reservoir car park and requires sound walking across moor and then a tarmacked disused railway which is national cycle route 27. It also...More
Lucky to have survived this impressive viaduct once carried the London & South Western Railway main line from near Yeoford to Plymouth - and it might possibly do so again given the dodgy sea wall at Dawlish. Great panoramic views of the Dartmoor hills and...More
The viaduct is reached by footpaths from Meldon Reservoir car park, or by train on the Dartmoor Railway from Okehampton to Meldon Viaduct station.
To best enjoy Meldon Viaduct walk over for the views of Meldon Reservoir and down onto Meldon Woods. If you have...More
You can get to this site via the granite way or by one of the public footpaths, we got to it from Meldon reservoir, the paths signage is a little vague. It's an impressive structure but in need of a make over. There are some...More
This is a stunning location for walkers ,serious hikers or casual visitors. Relatively easy access [ a few steps but with hand rail ] from the large car park to the dam and reservoir. There are comfort facilities in the car park but no cafe...More
This is the first time I've ever been for a hike and I couldn't have asked for a more beautiful site! We did some exploring around the reservoir, following the stream down the other side of the dam. We found a beautiful pond called Meldon...More