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Taunton to West Buckland Circular Cycle Route

England > Somerset > Taunton
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameTaunton to West Buckland Circular
Distance : miles (km)13.05  (21.00)
Posted ByJ Sladden
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
Start LocationSomerset College, Longrun Lane, Taunton
End LocationSomerset College, Longrun Lane, Taunton
Cycle Steps
Cross A38 at pedestrian lights down Henley Road across Parkfield Drive (beware hospital entrance) onto Parkfield Walk cycle route. Join Hoveland Crescent, turn right at Galmington Road. Cross at lights to cycle route along Galmington Brook, cross Claremont Drive and take cycle route to Burgess Close. Cross Queensway and take cycle route to Lloyd Close. Turn left along Comeytrowe Road (narrow lane) and take left into Dipford Road, bear left after Higher Dipford Farm, under M5 bridge and turn right to pass M5 services. Turn right over M5 and bear left at hamlet of Cutsey (after gentle climb). After gentle descent bear left down a steeper hill and cross small stream. Turn right along narrow lane by nursery and turn right at West Buckland school, take 2nd left along country lane to Willow Brook Nursery (coffee stop). Turn right on to A38 (if children use narrow path dismount at bus stop or if meet any pedestrians) left to Bradford on Tone and right along narrow Back Lane, take right at end and turn left along country lane. Continue along this road to Shutewater Hill in Bishops Hull and left at Meryan House hotel, past Church and cross Silk Mills road to cycle route (direction SCAT). Turn right along Heron Drive following National Cycle Route 3 back to SCAT
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Willow Brook nursery have a cafe. They let you take your bike through the shop to the cafe.

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Your comments?
posted by:Judith DeanRating : difficult :
Did this cycle route today and would warn others that there is a mistake in the directions after Comeytrowe Road you need to turn RIGHT into Dipford Road rather than left as advertised.

Nice route though and garden centre cafe was fabulous - also has a wine shop there!

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