Biking the Cornish Way Cycle Route – A 180mile Bike Trail!

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    The Cornish Way Cycle Route

    The Cornish Way is a 180mile (289.6km) cycle route made up of 6 trails that link together to span the length of Cornwall. Most of the route follows quiet country lanes or cycle paths and it passes through some of Cornwall’s finest scenery.

    The Cornish Way Cycle Route

    The details below provide the key information for each section of the Cornish Way together with links to download an information leaflet for each trail.

    Where does the Cornish Way Start and Finish

    Start – Bude
    Nearest Post Code for the Parking in Bude: EX23 8LE
    Grid Reference for the Parking in Bude: SS 208 061
    There’s a Pay & Display car park and the various facilities of Bude available.

    Finish – Land’s End
    Nearest Post Code for the Parking at Land’s End: TR19 7AA
    Grid Reference for the Parking at Land’s End: SW 349 249
    There’s parking, toilets, and the various delights of the Land’s End tourist attraction.

    The Cornish Way Cycle Route Options

    Clicking on the image below will open up the Cornish Way Trail Leaflet. Once you’ve had a gander at this you can then start to decide what route you fancy.

    The Cornish Way Cycle Route

    Outlined below are the two main route options for cycling from Bude through to Land’s End (or vice versa) – you can go via Newquay or via St Austell. Each section has a trail download which provides details about that particular trail together with a map. Navigation is generally straight forward but the details of the relevant Ordnance Survey maps are also provided below.

    Option A (Via Newquay)

    North Cornwall Trail
    Bude to Wenfordbridge
    40.5m; 64.6km
    Challenging
    Download the North Cornwall Trail Leaflet
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Maps – Newquay & Bodmin (200) & Bude & Clovelly (190)

    Then Part of the Camel Trail
    Wenfordbridge to Bodmin
    Approx 5m; 8km
    Easy/Moderate
    Download the Camel Trail Leaflet
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Map – Newquay & Bodmin (200)

    Followed by the Coast and Clay Trail
    Bodmin to Truro
    45m; 71.5km
    Challenging
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Maps – Newquay & Bodmin (200) & Truro & Flamouth (204)
    Download the Coast and Clay Trail Leaflet

    Then the Engine House Trail
    Truro to Hayle
    24m; 38.7km
    Easy/Moderate
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Maps – Truro & Flamouth (204) & Land’s End & Isles of Scilly (203)
    Download the Engine House Trail Leaflet

    And Finally the First and Last Trail
    Hayle to Land’s End
    25m; 39.6km
    Moderate
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Map –  Land’s End & Isles of Scilly (203)
    Download the First and Last Trail Leaflet

    Option B (Via St Austell)

    The North Cornwall Trail
    Bude to Wenfordbridge
    40.5m; 64.6km
    Challenging
    Download the North Cornwall Trail Leaflet
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Maps – Newquay & Bodmin (200) & Bude & Clovelly (190)

    Then the Camel Trail
    Wenfordbridge to Padstow
    18m; 28km
    Easy/Moderate
    Download the Camel Trail Leaflet
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Map – Newquay & Bodmin (200)

    Then the St Piran Trail
    Padstow to Truro
    34.5m; 55km
    Challenging
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Maps – Bude & Clovelly (190) & Newquay & Bodmin (200)
    Download the St Piran Trail Leaflet

    Followed by the Engine House Trail
    Truro to Hayle
    24m; 38.7km
    Easy/Moderate
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Maps – Truro & Flamouth (204) & Land’s End & Isles of Scilly (203)
    Download the Engine House Trail Leaflet

    And Finally the First and Last Trail
    Hayle to Land’s End
    25m; 39.6km
    Moderate
    Click to view and buy the OS Landranger Map Land’s End & Isles of Scilly (203)
    Download the First and Last Trail Leaflet

    The Complete Collection of Cornish Way Trail Maps

    Option A (Via Newquay): North Cornwall Trail | Part of the Camel Trail | St Piran Trail | Engine House Trail | First and Last Trail
    Option B (Via St Austell): North Cornwall Trail | Part of the Camel Trail |  Coast and Clay Trail | Engine House Trail | First and Last Trail

    Choose your route then either click on each of the blue links above or select the trail maps that you need from the selection below. Clicking on the images will open a document that you can either save or print.

    The North Cornwall Trail Leaflet

    North Cornwall Trail Leaflet

    The Camel Trail Leaflet

    Camel Trail Leaflet

    St Piran's Trail Leaflet

    St Piran’s Trail Leaflet

    The Coast and Clay Trail Leaflet

    Coast & Clay Trail Leaflet

    The Engine House Trail Leaflet

    Engine House Trail Leaflet

    The First and Last Trail Leaflet

    First & Last Trail Leaflet



    Weather Forecasts for the North Cornwall Trail

    Check out the ‘More Info’ tab (above) for the latest weather forecasts this route.

    Author Details

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      This weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget The St Austell forecast is relevant if you choose Cycle Route Option A.


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