Leg 3: Brentons, St Austell to Bude on the National Cycle Network

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Brentons St AustellOn the third leg of your holiday, you will be travelling north through Cornwall, from Brentons St Austell to Bude.

On this leg of the tour you will be taking in the stunning scenery of the north Cornish countryside and coast.

This leg of the tour is approximately 49 miles long and will take approximately 6 hours and 15 minutes to cycle.

On this route you will have the opportunity to cycle along a section of The Camel Trail, giving you access to some of north Cornwall’s most beautiful countryside along a disused railway line.

BudeStop off at The Old Wainhouse Inn towards the end of your journey, where you can stop for a well-deserved drink and some hearty pub grub. There are also a number of pubs and cafes that you could stop at along the route as you pass through the many towns and villages. 

Full step-by-step instructions of the route can be downloaded below, and the map above illustrates the route you will be taking on the third day of your holiday.

Sustrans National Cycle Network

If you're a cycle commuter, a leisure walker or a long-distance bike tourer, join the million plus people that love using Sustrans' well-signed National Cycle Network every single day. Spanning the UK, the Network's 13,400 miles of walking and cycling routes include traffic-free paths, quiet roads and lanes, and themed long-distance routes. It's co-ordinated by Sustrans, the charity that's enabling people to travel by foot, bike and public transport for more of the journeys we make every day.

We can help you to extend your cycle tour and explore every corner of the UK by bike with our wide range of maps and guidebooks.

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