SX5185 : The Granite Way

taken 11 years ago, near to Lydford, Devon, Great Britain

The Granite Way
The Granite Way
The cycleway, following the disused Tavistock-Okehampton railway line, crosses Battishill Down north of Lydford.
Granite Way
The Granite Way is a 9-mile cycle route, most of it along the former railway line between Okehampton and Lydford, and opened in May 2002. It forms part of NCN27, and makes use of impressive viaducts at Meldon and Lake. The route runs along the northwest edge of the Dartmoor National Park, and the two viaducts offer views of the moor.

Until 2013, the railway route was broken near Southerly, using lanes to cross the A386. This gap was filled in late 2013.

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SX5185, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 January, 2007
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Railways  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Cycle Path (from Tags)
Granite Way 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Line 
Fence (from Tags)
Timber 
Category
Cycleway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5182 8575 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:39.1520N 4:5.8510W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5181 8572
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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