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Cycling near Tiverton in Devon

Cycling in Tiverton and Mid Devon offers a mix of stunning countryside, quaint villages, and challenging terrain. The area is popular among cyclists for its scenic routes, including the Tarka Trail and the Grand Western Canal, which provide opportunities for both leisurely rides and more demanding cycling experiences. With a variety of paths, tracks, and country lanes to explore, cyclists of all levels can enjoy the beauty and tranquility of this region.

This route runs alongside a tranquil section of the Grand Western Canal from Tiverton to Holcombe Rogus. The 11 mile route is family friendly and offers stunning views across the Blackdown Hills.

The Exe Valley Way is a popular cycling route that follows the River Exe from the source in Exmoor National Park to the estuary at Exeter. This scenic trail offers cyclists the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Devon countryside, passing through charming villages, rolling hills, and lush green fields along the way. With the tranquil river as a constant companion, the Exe Valley Way provides a peaceful and enjoyable cycling experience for riders of all abilities.

National Cycle Route 3 in Tiverton is part of the larger UK-wide network of routes that provides cyclists with a safe and scenic way to explore the country. The route passes through Tiverton and offers cyclists the opportunity to ride through lovely countryside, picturesque villages, and along peaceful canals. National Cycle Route 3 is well-signposted, making it easy for cyclists to navigate and enjoy the beauty of the area while cycling in Tiverton.

Mountain biking in Haldon Forest, located near Exeter in Devon, offers thrilling trails for all levels of riders. From gentle family-friendly routes to more technical and challenging terrain, the forest provides a variety of trails to suit every rider's preferences. With stunning views and a well-maintained trail network, Haldon Forest is a popular destination for mountain bikers looking to enjoy a fun and exhilarating ride in a beautiful natural setting.

The Tarka Trail is an entirely traffic-free 32 mile cycle trail which runs from Braunton to Meeth in North Devon. The flat and family-friendly trail travels through beautiful countryside, offering stunning views across the estuaries of the River Taw and Torridge with many picnic spots, cafes and pubs along the route. The trail also forms the northern part of the superb Devon Coast to Coast (National Cycle Network Route 27). The Tarka Trail is a well-known route that follows the path of the old railway line through picturesque countryside and quaint villages.

The Exe Estuary Trail is a scenic walking and cycling route which runs along the beautiful Exe Estuary connecting Exmouth and Dawlish Warren to Exeter Quay.

Drake’s Trail runs along the western edge of Dartmoor and forms part of the southern half of the Devon Coast to Coast (National Cycle Network Route 27). This 21 mile walking and cycling route links Tavistock with Plymouth. Sections include the iconic Gem Bridge, the Grenogen Tunnel and the Clearbrook Ramp near Yelverton.

The Granite Way is an 11 mile traffic-free walking and cycling trail which runs along a disused railway line between Okehampton and Lydford. It is part of the Devon Coast to Coast (National Cycle Network Route 27). The route provides an almost flat trail through the spectacular upland scenery of Dartmoor with magnificent views to the west as far as Bodmin Moor and the north Cornwall coast.

The Stover Trail is a traffic-free multi-use route which connects Newton Abbot to Bovey Tracey. Created as part of the Granite and Gears project, this flat route passes alongside the beautiful Stover County Park and will eventually extend towards Lustleigh and Moretonhampstead in Dartmoor National Park.

The 11km, mainly traffic free, route links Bovey Tracey to Moretonhampstead. It follows the line of the old railway, which was closed to passengers in 1959, taking you through the National Trust Parke Estate and past the picturesque village of Lustleigh.

The Dartmoor Way is a 95 mile signed circular route, which winds its way around the natural beauty of Dartmoor National Park, linking hamlets, villages and towns along the way. It takes cyclists through the varying landscape surrounding the High Moor, visiting attractive and interesting locations, which offer a wide choice of places to eat, drink and stay for the night. The well-signed route follows quiet Devon lanes and minor roads, and uses traffic-free cycle trails wherever possible.

The West Country Way is a 240 mile route which stretches from Bristol to Padstow. The Devon section of the route runs from the Cornwall border near Holsworthy to the Somerset border east of Tiverton. Over 70 miles of the route are traffic-free, and some of these sections form part of the Tarka Trail and Grand Western Canal routes through Devon.

The Devon Coast to Coast is a 99 mile route which links Ilfracombe on the north coast with Plymouth on the south coast. This classic route through the heart of Devon has large traffic-free sections and traces the course of former railway lines. Passing through tunnels and across breathtaking viaducts and bridges, the route takes in spectacular views, the beaches and estuaries of North Devon, the lush green river valleys and moorlands of Dartmoor, a range of market towns and the bustling city of Plymouth.

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