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Named logoTwo Castles Trail

Cornwall, Devon

38 km / 24 miles
The Trail follows river valleys, ridge roads, open downland and woods away from the northern edges of Dartmoor, linking the imposing Norman castles at Okehampton and Launceston. The Trail is coincident with the West Devon Way between Okehampton and Bridestowe. The Trail links with the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail and the West Devon Way to form a circuit of approximately 90 miles, dubbed the 'West Devon Triangle'.


Waymark: Named logo
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named logo
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SX589952 - Okehampton, Devon View on StreetMap
Finish: SX330847 - Launceston, Cornwall View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Explore Devon - Two Castles Trail Travel Wessex - Two Castles Way Dartmoor, Meldon and Two Castles Trail [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Two Castles Trail  (Explore Devon  - 2010 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 190, 191, 201
OS Landranger Active 190, 191, 201
OS Explorer 28, 112, 113
OS Explorer Active 28, 112, 113

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Route Profile:

38.2 km (23.7 miles)
859 m (2,818 ft) ascent
357 m (1,171 ft)  maximum height

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