Walking & Cycling
Whether you are interested in Walking or Cycling, Crylla Valley Cottages invites you to explore Cornwall’s diverse variety of landscapes ranging from coastal paths to river walks, from moorland treks to heritage trails and Pilgrim routes to archaeological explorations. Best of all it’s just within a short drive away from us.
Walking in Cornwall
As well as boasting the longest coastline in Britain, Cornwall offers everything a walker looks for from a variety of terrains to breathtaking seasonal views. Locally to Crylla Valley; Mount Edgecumbe, Cotehele, Fowey, Lansallos all make up a very small list of recommended walks.
Our reception can lend you a wide variety of ‘OC maps’ to ‘great Cornish Pub Walks’ suitable for all levels of fitness and accessibility.
The South West Coast Path – is just as good for short walks and gentle strolls as it is for long-distance trekking; use the South West Coast Path official guide to help you. You can look up day walks, that are easy, moderate or challenging. There are pub walks, family walks, seasonal walks, café and tea shop walks.
This is a great link to the Woodland Trust to help you find some of our surrounding woodlands great adventures to be had for all of the family and for all abilities.
Cycling in Cornwall
As well as ex railway routes Crylla Valley is situated a short drive from rivers, moorland, and coastal paths, a fantastic opportunity for any guest no matter their ability to mount a bike, explore and enjoy our area from a different viewpoint.
The Camel Trail proves to be the most popular, running along side the River Camel, linking the towns of Bodmin, Wadebridge & Padstow. Easiest level of riding over ex railway line. Bikes are available for hire from locations close to the trail for all family requirements.
Drakes Trail is 22 mile stretch from Plymouth to Tavistock with spectacular scenery through Dartmoor National Park is traffic free – ideal for families. For those even more adventurous; Drakes Trail is part of the Devon Coast to Coast a 99 mile route many sections of which are traffic free and flat.
If your children aren’t riding just yet, take their bikes to Plymouth Hoes Promenade, where Sir Francis Drake played boules! – the ideal place to loose those stabilisers and on succession celebrate with fish and chips or a tasty ice cream!!