Cycling from Clyston Mill to Killerton House

We love cycling as a family and particularly enjoy seeking out traffic free routes where possible. Have a read of previous posts for more Devon family bike route inspiration. This cycle path is hidden gem, linking te National Trust's Killerton House with the nearby village of Broadclyst via the historic visitor centres at Budlake Old … Continue reading Cycling from Clyston Mill to Killerton House

Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick – 3 times the fun!

Owned and managed by South West Lakes Trust, Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick Reservoirs are hidden away on Dartmoor but easily reached from the A38. If you leave the main road at Chudleigh Knighton and follow signs to Hennock, the road will take you higher onto the moor in the direction of Moretonhampstead. The main car … Continue reading Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick – 3 times the fun!

Sweetham Splash

We do like a river beach! This small stretch of the River Creedy near Newton St Cyres has a brilliant padding spot, surrounded by beautiful views and buzzing with wildlife. The footpath begins from next to the stone road bridge. There are no pavements alongside the road and limited parking opportunities, so care needs to … Continue reading Sweetham Splash

A Family Break at YHA Ilam Hall – picnicking, paddling and peddling in the Peaks

Right back at the beginning of the year, I decided to plan to try and work towards taking our bikes a bit further afield for some longer rides. I looked into areas with lots of recommended family cycling routes and searched for accommodation close by. As long term members of the YHA we have explored … Continue reading A Family Break at YHA Ilam Hall – picnicking, paddling and peddling in the Peaks