A moderate cycle ride with challenging climbs, and some interesting buildings to see along the way. The shorter route includes an exhilarating downhill section and a steep climb. One of eight cycle routes in the Blackdown Hills National Landsape - Route 8

Medium difficulty. Distance Main route 17 miles, shorter route 12.5 miles

A moderate cycle ride with challenging climbs, and some interesting buildings to see along the way. The shorter route includes an exhilarating downhill section and a steep climb. One of eight cycle routes in the Blackdown Hills National Landscape – Route 8

Look out for:

  • Stockland: a delightful Devon village with many buildings dating from the 15th and 16th centuries.
  • Beckford Bridge: A packhorse bridge over the river Yarty dating from the 18th century.
  • Yarcombe Inn: originally built as a lodge for visiting monks from Otterton Priory.
  • Sheafhayne Manor, associated with Sir Frances Drake and his descendants.

Grid reference: ST245046

Nearest postcode: EX14 9EF

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