Leg 2: Veryan to Brentons - St Austell, on the National Cycle Network

veryan to st austell

VeryanOn the second leg of your holiday you will travel north from Veryan to Brentons – St Austell, taking in beautiful scenery in all directions and travelling through quaint Cornish villages.

This leg of the tour is approximately 34 miles long and will take approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes to cycle.

The quiet country lanes seem to stretch for miles, with lots of beautiful places to stop and explore along the way.

There are a number of pubs and cafes that you could stop at en route to eat and if time allows, do stop at the pretty parish church of St Colan; tucked away down a quiet country lane.Brentons St Austell

Taking you back in time to olde rural England, it is hard to believe that this beautiful gem is just a few miles from the hustle and bustle of the seaside town of Newquay.

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 second 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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