The Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route is a 99-mile / 158 km waymarked route from Ilfracombe in north Devon to Plymouth in south Devon.
Created by Sustrans, the sustainable travel charity, the cycleway runs for over half its length on off-road routes along disused railway lines. The route is part of the National Cycle Network and is designated Route 27. It includes the Tarka Trail, the Granite Way and Drake's Trail, all off-road, plus generally quiet country lanes and bridleways.
Towns that can be visited along the way include Tavistock, Okehampton, Bideford and Barnstaple.
The route is normally cycled in two or three days.
Route infoSection 1: Ilfracombe to Bideford. Distance: 26 miles.
Section 2: Bideford to Okehampton. Distance: 32 miles
Section 3: Okehampton to Tavistock. Distance: 22 miles
Section 4: Tavistock to Plymouth. Distance: 20 miles
Distances are approximate.