Traffic-free cycle routes in Cornwall

Here are quite a number of highly-detailed route guides for stunning, traffic-free cycle routes in Cornwall. Though Devon is a county renowned for its hills, many of these routes are surprisingly flat.

The list below are all the traffic-free cycling routes I published highly-detailed route guides for. My route guides rate a route for things like the surface, availability of refreshment stops, safety (especially for younger children) and more, so from the outset you have a clear idea what to expect.

More than that, my route guides give you a weather forecast, and interactive map (from where you can download a GPX of the route) and much more!

Even better, I have lots of other, similar route guides available for other counties, too, so you have no excuse not to go exploring!

  • St Austell to Mevagissey traffic-free cycle route
    St Austell to Mevagissey Cycle Route Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Incorporating part of the Pentewan Valley Trail, and passing right by the Lost Gardens of Heligan, this mostly traffic-free route takes you from St Austell train station to Mevagissey, over a distance of six miles. When starting at the station, there are some on-road sections in … Read more
  • The Camel Trail traffic-free cycle route
    Camel Trail Cycle Route Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Camel Trail in Cornwall, an 18 mile link between Bodmin and Padstow, is possibly the UK’s best-known traffic-free cycling route. Once the route of the London and South West Railway, the route offers flat and very scenic cycling. The Camel Trail route mostly follows the Camel River … Read more
  • Par Beach Trail traffic-free cycle route
    Par Beach Trail Cycle Route Overall Grading: ⭐⭐⭐ The Par Beach Trail is a two-mile, mostly traffic-free cycling route that forms part of the Cornish Clay Trails series of routes. The Clay Trails get their name from china clay mining, which helped shape the landscape through which the trails run. Just be aware that cycling … Read more
  • DayCycle – Camel Trail, Wenford branch
    Cycling  the  Camel  Trail A ride of 14 flat & traffic-free miles When you cycle the Camel Trail, it’s easy to see why it’s so popular – it really is a very beautiful route. If you pick the date to ride it well, it simply is one of the best leisurely bike rides you can … Read more