Walk - Torridge Tarka Trail
3.0 miles (4.8 km)
Catch Bus to Instow - EX39 2BU Bideford
Easy - Since the route uses a former railway, it is also suitable for use by cyclists, wheelchair users or as a pushchair walk.
From Bideford catch the bus to Instow, a Victorian seaside resort and one of the south west's most important training areas for the D-Day Landings. Walk back along the eastern bank of the River Torridge, following the Tarka Trail cycleway along the old railway line. Fascinating features along the way include a country mansion with a colourful history and a medieval bridge that kept falling down.
To download our Access guide, click here where you can find additional mapping and photographs showing gradients, path surfaces and other detailed information such as parking and toilet provision.