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.