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Camel trail

Had a lovely ride along the camel trail. More than met our expectations. Nice to be able to ride... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Easy walk Wadebridge to Padstow

Just over 5 miles, flat walk, well laid footpaths. Good scenery. 2 things be aware of: Some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely ride along the camel trail. More than met our expectations. Nice to be able to ride without traffic.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank westontraveller333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just over 5 miles, flat walk, well laid footpaths. Good scenery. 2 things be aware of: Some cyclists didn’t have, or don’t know how to use their bells, you need to keep your wits about you. The other is the disgusting cretins that leave their...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank pv4cfc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous scenery easy flat waking but ruined by cyclists who think they own the trail. Need eyes in the back of your head to avoid being run over

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank James R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loads of stuff online about 'the camel trail'. The big debate, 'its a flat ride'. Straight answer, it's a steady incline for 20 miles to 900 feet. Second debate, is it a smooth ride? Straight answer, it's mostly a typical sustrans bike path of mixed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank johnymartell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place to walk, very flat, you can stroll along the banks of the River Camel towards Wadebridge taking in the views as you go, it’s a great walk.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maria H
Reviewed 12 February 2019

We walked the Camel Trail from Padstow to Wadebridge yesterday. It’s a beautiful and gentle walk, all on the level, alongside the estuary. The scenery changes and there are regular stopping points with benches (no toilet facilities though!). We did the walk in 1.5 hours...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Miss_Millharbour
Reviewed 3 January 2019

This is an amazing walking and cycling trail along the stunning river Camel estuary. The surface is tarmac and the trail is flat making it suitable for everyone including children and the elderly - perfect for families. When you get to Padstow you can catch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beverleyvaux
Reviewed 3 January 2019

The site of a former railway line so a lovely straight path easy for all levels of experience with walking. We took two cars which made it even easier as we parked a car at both ends of the walk. I am sure in spring...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gerrym624
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We have done the Camel Trail a few times now on bikes and absolutely love it, however this time we decided to walk it and it was brilliant. The only criticism is the lack of rubbish bins, but otherwise highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LJA74
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The whole of the Camel trail is 18 miles long, starting in Padstow. We had accommodation there, and could walk to the trail within minutes. It is an old railway line, so flat, and has been well kept and resurfaced in many places, with seats...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Paul G
2 October 2018|
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Response from bettsyHarrow | Reviewed this property |
There is a hire company in Padstow and one in Wadebridge I’ve only used the Padstow one.they do cater for young children with little trailers on some of the cycles.
3 July 2018|
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Response from Adrian T | Reviewed this property |
yes big car park at start of trail in Padstow, near the harbour
Natasha I
13 June 2018|
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Response from CiderMonkey | Reviewed this property |
Depending on time of year and your level of fitness but I would allow 2 hours to be on the safe side.