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The Granite Way

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Address: Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
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Sunday morning ride

Parked in lydford in the free car park and then cycled along the granite way all the way to the oaky station. Had an amazing egg sandwich and cycled back. All in all a 20 miles... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
stuart w
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Callington
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Callington
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Parked in lydford in the free car park and then cycled along the granite way all the way to the oaky station. Had an amazing egg sandwich and cycled back. All in all a 20 miles round trip with some amazing views including the polar express

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Thank stuart w
Banbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot to cycle with the family, and really well maintained route. The views are spectacular and the bonus of cycling over two viaducts!

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Thank BeckyHSS
Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love taking the kids along the Granite Way. If you get up to Meldon Viaduct (2miles from the train station in Okehampton) in the summer, you can ride back on the train with your bikes. A real treat for little ones with wobbly, tired legs!There is also a cafe carriage at the Meldon stop. This is a very popular... More 

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Thank joannet723
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We took a mini break and brought our bikes. Glad to find the Granite Way which connects with many other cycle routes in the area and made for some nice rides.

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Thank Conny J
Okehampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I have walked the entire length of the granite way over the years. With stunning views of Dartmoor and lovely fresh air you couldn't ask for more. Perfect for Sunday stroll, Jog or A bike ride. With no traffic it's perfect just to let the kids run free. With a couple of pubs stop off at various points. Recommended for... More 

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

As we live only just a mile away from the Granite Way, we take the dog for walks along it, from Okehampton to Meldon. lovely mostly level walk.

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Thank Barbara C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We did part of dartmoor which took us down on to granite way , nice wide foot/cycle path, easy to walk along & safe for dogs to be off the lead

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Thank Dawn F
Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I picked up the map from the hostel and it was easy to follows. There were lots of people walking part of the way (I walked the full length) and even more people on bikes. I arrived at Lynford only to find that I had missed the bus and the next one was not for another three hours. So if... More 

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Thank Valerie342
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We cycled the Granite way from Lydford to Okehampton and found the trail to be very picturesque despite the drizzle and low cloud. We stopped for a bite to eat at Okehampton station and diverted a little off track on the return journey to visit Meldon reservoir and dam. If back in the area we would do this cycle trail... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We were looking for somewhere nice to walk where we could also push a baby buggy easily, and the Granite Way fitted the bill. We walked from Okehampton to Meldon Viaduct. It was an easy, pleasant walk next to the Dartmoor Railway. At an easy pace, it takes about an hour each way. There are occasional nice views and our... More 

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