Cycle Trails & Cycling Holidays in Cornwall and Devon

Cycling in Cornwall

Guide to cycling trails, routes and family cycling holidays across Cornwall & Devon
Cycling Holidays and Cycle Trails- Cycling In Cornwall and Devon.
Family Cycling Holidays and much more!

The Mineral Tramways | The Tamar Valley | The Pentewan Leisure Trails | The St. Pirans Trail | The Clay Trails | The Bugle Trail, The Wheal Martyn and The Par Beach Trail | The First and Last Trail

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The Camel Trail
Bodmin Moor to Padstow

The Camel Trail is Cornwall's most famous cycle path, running from Bodmin moor, through to wade bridge along the camel estuary to the quay side in Padstow.

The Camel Trail
- a cycle trail attracting more than 300,000 tourists a year runs along an old railway connecting Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow. This is an easy ride along 17 miles of traffic free path, perfect for all the family. For an extra 5 miles you can take the ferry across from Padstow and cycle back along the North side of the Camel Estuary to Wadebridge. This trail offers a variety of wildlife, flora and Fauna along some of Cornwall's most beautiful countryside. Wadebridge and Padstow offer facilities for cycle hire.

The Camel Trail - Padstow

Bridge Bike Hire offers a range of bikes for people of different ages and also provides trailer bikes, trikes, tandems and much much more!


Woodland Cycle Trail
Sibly back Lake

Siblyback Lake

Plymbridge Valley Cycle Path


Are you a Cyclist, looking for a Westcountry holiday that combines holiday accommodation, cycling and fun for the whole family? You've come to the RIGHT place!

Our Online Guide to Holiday cottages, campsites, B&B stays and caravan parks that are located close to Cycle trails or provide cycling Holidays. If you are looking for a cycling break in the Westcountry, Cornwall or Devon - this page is a cycling Holiday Directory and Holiday Accommodation guide to properties with a wide range of cycling facilities, cycle trails- bike tours.

In all cases, Holiday cottages in Cornwall and Devon with cycling access, you do need to check the facilities with the owners prior to booking. Imagine your perfect west country holiday ... an cyclists paradise in Cornwall or Devon, with wonderful trails, offering beautiful scenic route with plenty of views, well preserved with beautiful surroundings, quality holiday accommodation. You can enjoy a cycling with the family after a day exploring Cornwall and Devon.

Exclusive Cycling Holidays with on site holiday accommodation in Cornwall and Devon.

We have many Holiday properties that cater for cyclists or are near cycle paths. Following the growth in the popularity of cycling, many holiday providers have begun to provide holidays that specifically catered for cycling! Many of the Holiday cottages, Holiday Park and Holiday providers offer bike hire and cycling to residents only. Cycling in Cornwall will be one of the best experiences you will ever have.

Cycle Trails

The Mineral Tramways - Short-listed for World Heritage Site status this route offers two different trails consisting of:

  • The Coast to Coast Trail - an 11 mile trail connecting Portreath and Devoran through historic mining areas where engine houses still exist to this day. Most of the trail follows moderate path although for the more adventurous mountain bikers there is a rougher terrain as an alternative.

The Mineral Tramways - Coast to Coast  cycle trail

  • The Great Flat Lode Trail - an 8 mile circular trail centred on Carn Brea and providing good use of a mountain bike. From the top of Carn Brea if you wish to detour to this point you can try your luck on some slopes and enjoy some amazing views of the Cornwall's Coast.

The Tamar Valley -

  • Lopwell Dam Cycle Link - 4.5 miles joins Bere Peninsula, Lopwell Dam and the Plym Valley. The Tamar and Tavy estuaries accessible between February and September allow the cyclist to enjoy some amazing views. An area of outstanding natural beauty worth exploring.

  • The Bere Peninsula Cycle Route - a fairly difficult 9 mile ride taking you past picturesque cottages from the mining period. This trail allows you to join on to the Lopwell Dam route at Bere Ferrers

Tamar Lakes Country Park - two lakes just close to the A39 just north of Bude. Tamar Lakes Country Park offers a variety of activities including watersports, angling, walking, cycling and relaxing. The country park has a quiet campsite, a café overlooking the lake, a children’s play area and Visitor Centre. The Lower Lake is managed as a nature reserve.EX23 9SB

Siblyback Lake Country Park - located close to Minions and St Cleer on Bodmin Moor, Siblyback Lake has a level cycle track that follows the edges of the lake, in picturesque surroundings, with views of the moors. This is an easy cycle route, which is also popular with walkers. The Park has a range of activities on site, including water skiing, fishing and sailing. Camping is available and Siblyback lake and there is parking, toilets and a café on site. The North end of the lake is a nature reserve with bird hide .PL14 6ER

The Pentewan Leisure Trails - an ideal family trail running for 2.5 miles along the Woodland Trust Land offering children exciting wetlands and bridges to cross en route. Respect should be given to horse-riders and walkers also using this trail.

Cardinham Woods - Cycle trails and woodland walks near Bodmin (just off of the A38). The site has over 650 acres of forest in the Cardinham Valley. The woodlands are a popular destination for families, walkers and cyclists. There are a range of cycle routes on site, a cafe, toilets, picnic areas and parking.

Tehidy Country Park - located near to Cambourne and covering more than 200 acres providing 9 miles of enjoyment for all the family with lakes and woodland to explore.

The St. Pirans Trail - from Truro this trail passes ornate villages along country roads to Newquay before heading towards the fishing village of Padstow with the famous Rick Stein Fish and Chip restaurant (please note you must book months in advance to dine in the restaurant). From the Camel Estuary the trail joins onto the popular Camel Trail where its passes easy terrain for all the family to Bodmin

The Clay Trails - Consisting of three different trails;The Bugle Trail, The Wheal Martyn and The Par Beach Trail. Ideally situated for the Eden Project and The Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum. Together the trails connect St. Austell and Par offering some amazing landscape.

The First and Last Trail - starting in Lands End combining coastlines and countryside this trail passes through the Cornish fishing Villages of Sennen, Lamorna and Mousehole. This trail is well situated for numerous tourist attractions including the Newlyn Art Gallery and St. Michael's Mount at Marazion, leaving them on the South Coast the trail turns to the North Coast with rougher terrain. As its description as 'a jewel in the crown of the Cornish Way' suggests this route is well worth the effort.

Plymbridge Woods Trails - located on the edge of Plymouth, this National Trust managed cycle trail in The Ply Valley takes you through native woodland from the sea up to the moors at the fringes of the Dartmoor National Park. This off road trail can be challenging as it winds its way through the slopes of the Plymbridge Woods.

Haldon Forest Park - the park offers a range of cycle trails, cycle hire, café and other non-cycling activities . Located on the main A30 trunk road, just 10 minutes from Exeter the cycle trails in Haldon Forest Park offer routes suitable for beginners, intermediate ability and more experienced off road enthusiasts - including Haldon Forest Park's longest, and most challenging cycle trail along Haldon’s imposing ridge - a difficult and thrilling route for the more experience and confident riders only.

Roadford Lake Country Park - between Okehampton & Launceston. A picturesque lake located to the north of the Dartmoor National Park. The lake has over 700 acres of water, so is a Mecca for watersports enthusiasts, but it also offers walking, cycling and camping. There are a number of cycling routes for all abilities. Roadford Lake Country Park has a cafe, visitor centre and parking. PL16 0RL


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