Cycling in Bodmin
Situated at the heart of the county, Bodmin has various cycling opportunities on offer. From family friendly cycling to more adventurous mountain bike trails, there is something for everyone.
Plus the centre of Bodmin is a low speed area, making it friendly for cyclists, and there are plenty of bike racks to lock up your bicycle whilst you enjoy a well earned pitstop in one of Bodmin’s cafes. Take a look below for ideas of cycling in Bodmin.
The Camel Trail is an 18 mile. largely traffic free, surfaced and virtually level multi use trail which provides access to the beautiful Cornish countryside along a disused railway line between Wenfordbridge, Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow.
The trail is suitable for walkers, cyclists, horse-riders and wheel-chair users and falls into three main sections: Wadebridge to Bodmin (Boscarne) – 5.75 Miles (9.25Km)
Bodmin to Wenfordbridge – 6.25 Miles (10.1 Km) Padstow to Wadebridge – 5.5 Miles (8.8Km). Wonderful family friendly cycling.
Whether you’ve just bought your first bike, or you’re looking for your next adrenaline fix, Cardinham Woods offers a fantastic opportunity for natural cycling.
Situated just outside Bodmin, Cardinham has three mountain bike trails including the blue graded Bodmin Beast; the red graded Hell’s Teeth which presents a tough initial climb, with some very steep sections, but a reward at the top with some narrow, flowing trail featuring numerous technical features. And lastly the Dialled in Dave track, a great introduction to red graded mountain biking. All set amidst gorgeous forestry commission woodland.
Lanhydrock Cycle Hub
The Lanhydrock cycle hub, set within the beautiful Lanhydrock estate offers a range of different cycle trails for all different abilities.
From the green graded trails, suitable for families and beginners, to the blue trails for people who are looking for their first taste of adventure with some easy technical features to navigate. Or there are the red graded trails, packed full of technical features and finally the skills area where young cyclists can try their hand at some of the features found on the cycle trails, including rollers and rock jumps. There is something for everyone to try.