Cycle or Walk the Dart Valley Trail

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Overview

 

A perfect day out for active families offering glorious views of the River Dart along ancient lanes, water meadow marshland and quiet woods.

This route can, of course, be used as a walking route. The Dart Valley Trail, on the other hand, is a walking route from Totnes to Dartmouth, which means cycling is only permitted in certain sections.

9 miles/14.5km from Totnes to Dartmouth

The Dart Valley Trail is a walking route from Totnes to Dartmouth offering the perfect, active day out with glorious views of the River Dart along ancient lanes, water meadow marshland and quiet woods. 

This walk is classed as hard by South Devon AONB.

 

14miles/22km round trip if you start at Dartington

The Dart Valley Cycleway is a mostly off-road route which passes through Totnes mid-way, between the villages of Dartington and Ashprington. There are rewarding views and interesting places to visit on this trail which, though strenuous in parts, has some level sections too. The route is equally as good for walkers as cyclists but be mindful that there may be bikes around.

When you get to Sharpham, you can get refreshed at the Cellar Door Kitchen at Sharpham Vineyard (open April to October) or visit and shop at Sharpham Wine & Cheese.

If walking, why not vary the route to and from Ashprington by taking the cycle route on the outward journey and returning by the footpath?

Access for all path https:

A part of the path is carefully designed to be suitable for people with disabilities. For more information click visittotnes.co.uk website.



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