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Crediton Station

Tarka Trail information board. For map detail see #107530

Popular spot for bike rentals.

Odd bit of cycle parking by the trail.

New link to rail trail.


Road from Instow

Road to Instow

Rail trail tunnel.

Rail trail, the sign suggests turning on your lights for the tunnel!

Rail trail

NCN27 NCN3 rail trail

Old railway bridge in Barnstaple.

Georgeham Road, Cross, Croyde, Devon. This narrow road sees a lot of motor traffic, many vans and sports utility vehicles and even double-decker buses. The turn at the bottom is particularly narrow. Traffic often passes close to the fron ... [more]

Café bike shop in Barnstaple

Celebrating Tour of Britain visit to Devon in September 2018.

Narrow road requiring dismount or finding passing place when meeting a motor vehicle.

NCN27 I expect from certain angles and at certain times this tunnel can be a reminder of one of Munch's Screams. The long slow ascent out of Ilfracombe.

Croyde zebra crossing

A crossing in Croyde that looks a bit like a zebra but definitely isn't and is more like a pinch point.

NCN27 on road section in Ilfracombe

NCN27 it's a steep incline to this right turn after the pleasures of downhill on the rail trail.


NCN27 with Cycle route ahead sign.


NCN27 milepost

Ilfracombe Station woz ere





NCN27 Lee Bridge - for a photo of the notice see #107496.




NCN27 rail trail

Current end of the rail trail from Ilfracombe.

The NCN27 doubles back to the left here onto the old railway line.



Rugged looking racks in Croyde

We have reached our destination!

Downhill from now on 🤗

Near the summit

Hilly Devon - still a bit of a way to go to the summit.

Devon has hills, and this one is just north of Braunton.

This long incline on the road is a bit of a shock after the gentle rail trail of the NCN27 Tarka Trail.

NCN27 signage offering a mountain bike option to Knowle ¾

NCN27 narrower section of the rail trail through Braunton

NCN27 Braunton

Braunton NCN27 toucan crossing


NCN27 Braunton

Rails left embedded at Braunton

NCN27 Braunton

NCN27 Braunton

NCN27 rail trail the Tarka Trail


Approaching Braunton on the Tarka Trail NCN27

Tarka trail

NCN27 Tarka Trail

Tarka trail

Tarka trail

Tarka trail

Tarka trail

Tarka trail

Tarka trail

Tarka Trail information, detail from #107745

Milkaway Lane: a bridleway above Croyde

Lee Bridge information

A ten minute lie down can revive the cyclist not used to hills.

NCN27 start of off road path along the old railway.

Traffic on the NCN27 can be fairly constant, stopping waiting and letting pass is necessary and frequent on this narrow section.

Traffic on the NCN27 can be fairly constant, stopping waiting and letting pass is necessary and frequent on this narrow section.

NCN27 during a break in the traffic.

Verity by Damien Hirst

NCN278 copied from

Sign pleads not to park here claiming it causes “unnecessary congestion“

NCN278 meets NCN27


Narrow country roads traffic usually slows down and passes each other carefully.


Bank of primroses.

Sustrans milepost NCN278 NCN27

NCN27 old railway line

Sustrans milepost NCN278 NCN27

NCN27 old railway line


NCN278 Old road sign in Morhoe

NCN278 Woolacombe

NCN278 Woolacombe Bay

Stony track between Croyde and Woolacombe.

Tarka Trail between Bideford and Great Torrington. Well surfaced and scenic route.

Cycle parking at Crediton Railway Station.

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