Definitive Guide to the Camel Trail, Cornwall, UK | Cornwall's most popular multi-use trail route
The Camel Trail is 17.3 miles long..
It is a resurfaced railway line..
The entire length is flat & therefore suitable for the disabled..
It's original use was to transport sand inland..
Only a small part of the trail is on roads and shared with normal traffic..
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Below is an excellent selection of Cornwall cycling maps & other UK related trail maps and guides suitable for both walkers & cyclists. Click any of the images shown for more information!
A pocket sized, folded map of the National Cycle Network which include clearly mapped on-road and traffic-free paths, easy to read contours and detailed town insets. The series is published by CycleCity Guides in partnership with Sustrans.
A well detailed map covering the very popular area from Newquay to beyond Padstow on the north Cornwall coast. Also covers Wadebridge, Port Issac & St Columb Major, as well as showing part of the South West Coast Path.
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Contains over 400 cycle routes around Britain, the book includes a great variety of routes on former railway paths, canal towpaths and forest trails. Traffic Free Cycle Trails is one of the country's most popular cycling books.
14 on-road and ten off-road routes in Devon and Cornwall, including rides across Dartmoor and Exmoor, highlighted on OS 1:50,000 Landranger mapping and supplemented with an introduction to the area of each route.
Features all the practical detail you need, accompanied by background reading on the history and wildlife of the area, as well as other local points of interest. Every walk gives a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, parking and more.
Published by Sustrans, the creator of the National Cycle Network, this is the official guidebook which brings together 150 of the country s finest traffic-free walking and cycling routes in celebration of twenty years of the NCN.
This charming guide charts Clare Balding's progress around Britain's finest routes, interspersed with fascinating cultural and historical insights, complemented by a picture archive that'll have all tourers yearning for yesteryear (click for DVD tv series)
120 days worth of the best cycling in England, Scotland & Wales, including the epic Lands End to John O'Groats ride. Elevation charts, route info, map, cue sheets plus GPS co-ordinates included for selected rides too.
Dave Barter is a British cyclist, although he'd probably stop short of calling himself a Great cyclist as he can count his wins on a single finger. But, he's a veteran of two successful Land's End-John O'Groats expeditions and numerous other audaxes and sportives.
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For the novice cyclist you will be pleased to know that there are more flat cycle rides in mid Cornwall including Goss Moor, nr Roche;
Goss Moor Multi-use Trail - Goss Moor is located not too far from Bodmin on the outskirts of Roche. Again, it is a relatively flat trail to ride so suited to the novice or less mobile. It's a 7 mile circular route and is surfaced to accommodate walkers, cyclist, horse riders and mobility scooters (note: there are gates to open on the trail)
Close to the A30 dual carriageway (so pretty easy to access) yet it is an important wildlife habitat in mid Cornwall and has been designated a National Nature Reserve.