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Good level trail some gentle climbs to yelverton Get busy sometimes with walkers and dogs Worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael C
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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Nice ride

Did this as the last section of the Devon Coast to Coast, this is an old railway line that runs... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Tony H
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All reviews old railway off road long tunnel easy riding park ride nice pub main path busy at weekends dog walkers beautiful scenery great for kids coypool yelverton tavistock skylark viaduct woods
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good level trail some gentle climbs to yelverton Get busy sometimes with walkers and dogs Worth the effort up past Clearbrook to tea room at Yelverton

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Did this as the last section of the Devon Coast to Coast, this is an old railway line that runs from Yelverton to Plymton. Nice gentle down hill run all the way. Didn't do it the other way probably a long grind.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The Plymouth Valley Cycle Trail is stunning, one of my favourite cycle tracks in the south west. It's on an old railway line which climbs (or descends, depending where you start) through Dartmoor. Can be busy at weekends - but if you choose the right...More

Thank Flangeburger
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A delightful little railway tucked away behind a retail park. A pleasant trip to Plym Valley woods. The buffet is cosy and charming (and good value).Will certainly visit again.

Thank adethebeak
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Parking in the Coypool Park & Ride (FREE) and hired our bikes from the hire shop on site. We had brought our son's bike but not our own. The cycle route is lovely and slightly uphill we did 10 miles which was an achievement with...More

1  Thank Munchkin1975
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We're regulars along the cycle path...it's great for budding riders, speed cyclers, walkers, strollers and horses. Everyone seems to be friendly and considerate, and it's a joy to be in nature surrounded by glorious forests and rivers.

1  Thank Sam B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

These paths, built over the old Plymouth to Tavistock railway line, is an excellent day out, although no toilets anywhere on route for several miles. Beautiful scenery to watch wildlife whilst eating your picnic lunch or snack, there are a few, very few, seats for...More

1  Thank Judi S
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Cycle trail from Plympton to Clearbrook that takes you through the beautiful countryside along the old railway line. A steady incline but not too bad. Some nice views from on top of the viaducts on the way if you decide to stop for a break....More

1  Thank PlymSteve p
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We are lucky to have this place so close to home. Generally litter free and beautiful views from Coypool to Tavistock and back if your legs are up to the task.

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This is a truly great cycle path and actually going up it’s pretty uphill so down is very fast. One criticism is that so much more has been tarmaced I liked it years ago when it was pretty much the gravel from the old railway...More

2  Thank barcaranger
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