Other Nearby Walks

There are various other walks based on the Canal in the vicinity which are signposted and/or described in publications:-

The Planekeepers Path

This is a signposted circular walk following the route of the Canal from Bude to the inclined plane at Hobbacott, returning on country footpaths and quiet lanes, via the ancient town of Stratton. Total length approximately 10 miles. Leaflet available, price 95p.

Canal and Coast Walk

This signposted walk links the Tamar Lakes with the South West Coast Path north of Bude. It is a very scenic walk with much of historic interest to see. NB some lengths of this walk may be muddy after rain. Length one way approximately 6½ miles. Leaflet available, price 95p.

Bude Valley Walks

There is a range of walks, of varying lengths, in the Bude Valley which are based on the “Barge Canal” section. A booklet is available, containing information and suggested routes, price £4.99.