The Devon Coast to Coast is southern England's best developed cycle route. The total length of the route is 81-117 miles (130-190 kms), depending on the route options you choose. Traffic-free paths on former railway lines such as the Tarka Trail, Granite Way, Drake's Trail and Plym Valley Way make this route a unique experience which you can enjoy at an easy pace. Whether you are young or old, fast or slow, the limited mileage and stunning countryside makes the Devon Coast to Coast an adventure suitable for all! This guidebook allows you to fully explore the route and its sights.
Special features: All the maps you need, full north-south directions, detailed visitor information, things to see and to do, help for tricky logistics, Plymouth station route, extra routes incl. 99.9% tarmac route for narrow tyres, South West Coast Path and Dartmoor walks, and full facility listings (hotels, B&Bs, hostels, campsites, bike repair shops and bike rentals).
This guidebook by "Cycling Dutchman" Eric van der Horst is his sixth book about cycling and his fourth guidebook being published in English. Eric went on his first cycling holiday when he was 16 and travelled the world by bike, cycling in many different countries. He has lived in North Devon for eight years, working locally as a cycle route consultant, Bikeability instructor and author. With this book, Eric shares all his local knowledge of the Devon Coast-to-Coast cycle route.
Author: Eric van der Horst
Publisher: Eos Cycling Holidays Ltd
Published: February 2017
Size: 225 x 120 mm