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Coast to coast mineral tramway.

Cycled the mineral tramway from Portreath to Devoran at the beginning of October. A superb trail... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
davepam21
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
One very hot day!

Whilst practising for an overseas bike trip in warm weather , we picked an amazing day to get such... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Newquaygreen1
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

From Devoran to Portreath on the Coast to Coast. It was quite busy when we were here on Tuesday. The whole trial is unscenic and boring in my opinion. It's such a slog to cycle it. The path near the Bissoe bike hire is rocky,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Cycled the mineral tramway from Portreath to Devoran at the beginning of October. A superb trail through picturesque countryside with only short stretches on quiet country roads. It gave us an insight into the history of Cornish mining and the people who toiled underground! Lots...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Whilst practising for an overseas bike trip in warm weather , we picked an amazing day to get such practice. In temperatures of about 25c we cycled from Devoran to Portreath and back stopping at Bon Apetit on the way back. Great ride, and fairly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Newquaygreen1
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

What an experience. We hired two bikes from Mountain Bike Hire Cornwall in Portreath , which is a great locally owned business that is in the far right hand corner of the beach car park. For £25 we hired 2 bikes with helmets, pumps, repair...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David O
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is a fab bike ride. We parked in Devoran, before cycling to Portreath and back. Mostly off road with the bits that wete on road on a cycle lane. 11 miles each way. Have done it twice so far this summer, will do it...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JaxGallaghan
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We researched the route and happily commenced the ride from Devoran believing it was a lovely flatish ride. The terrain was varied and whilst there were no major hills there were a few 'slopes'. We found the surface of the path unexpectedly challenging in places...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Adventuresof626
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A good and slightly challenging cycle (for the inexperienced cyclist). 12 miles each way along a well-signposted and mostly flat route. We rented mountain bikes (and I do recommend something sturdier than a road bike) in Portreath for £15 each, and then followed the granite...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank emwe8
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Portreath to Deveron cycle route, well signed and mainly off-road, a little muddy in places depending on the weather but mainly compacted or asphalt. Café and Bike repairs/hire at Bissoe. Slightly easier from Deveron. Car Parking available at either start.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank willoDorset
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We really loved riding this trail, coast to coast. It was well signposted the whole way, although we got in a pickle in the middle at the roundabout but mostly because some people tried to direct us the wrong way to the pub carpark. You...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank NikJ41
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Great views and a very quiet track when we did this. Free parking at either Portreath or Devoran if you avoid car parks. Gentle ascent make this an easy ride for all, its mainly off road so you will need a robust tyre for stones...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank lloydy444
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