Cardinham Woods Walks and Cycling
This large mixed woodland forest near Bodmin is very popular with walkers and cyclists.
There are a number of way-marked walking and cycling routes of varying length and difficulty.
Walkers can explore the forest on 4 different colour coded trails. For cyclists there are three mountain bike trails. The Bodmin Beast is of moderate difficulty but has enough challenges for experienced mountain bikers. The two other red grade trails are more challenging with steeper descents. Bike hire is available at the start of the routes.
Highlights in the forest include a section along the pretty Cardinham Water and the old Wheal Glynn Mine. There is also the excellent Woods Cafe where you can refresh yourself after your exercise.
PostcodePL30 4AL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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Cardinham Woods Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Cardinham Woods Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Cardinham Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Cardinham Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The expansive woods are a great place to bring your dog and you can let them off lead as well. The on site cafe is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
To continue your exercise head west into Bodmin and pick up the exellent Camel Trail. The shared cycling and walking trail will take you along the River Camel to the north or the west.