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Tarka Trail, Devon

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  • We hired bikes (family of 5, children aged 10, 12, 14) from Tarka Trail cycle hire (next to Barnstaple station) and cycled down to Bideford and back, around 18 miles. It’s a stunningly beautiful ride ...  more »
  • This section of the South West Costal Path known locally as the Tarka Trail is a former single line rail bed that has been paved over for walkers, cyclists and joggers. We took the grandchildren from ...  more »
  • Leave your car behind, hire a bike (or take your own) and spend a leisurely few hours cycling the tarka trail. Lovely scenery, quiet routes, and over 180 miles to choose from so you can cycle a differ...  more »
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  • Absolutely fantastic trail. My 5 year old and 9 year old cycled nearly 25 miles one day and 26 another day, spectacular views and stopping at Johns of Instow is a must!!
  • Couldn't get to a nice bit of the path without walking along a long dangerous road.
  • Well on my journey I met Kurt Who had given up his job as a slave chef to start his own buisness A coffee bike absoulety brilliant. So if you see him please support him as he needs your support Helen Tyler I had a fab time by the way
  • Nice easy place to ride with good views along the river
  • Awesome
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