LEJOG Cycle Tour - Day 2 - Bodmin to Okehampton

Road Cycling
Jul 10

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2 weeks of cycling, carrying kit.


Join Will & Jon for a day, a week, a weekend or all 17 days of the UK cycle tour from Lands End to John O’Groats.  The trip is organised as day events, allowing you to sign up to whatever days you fancy, booking your own transport and accommodation according to your budget.

DAY TWO - Bodmin to Okehampton

Today's route will take us out of Cornwall and across Devon via Launceston.  Part of the route includes 11 miles along the Granite Way cycle way which spans the impressive Meldon Viaduct.

The route can be downloaded from here.

Highlights along today's route include;

  • Cycling across one of the runways of former RAF Davidstow at 25km.
  • Quick visit to English Heritage Launceston Castle at 47km.
  • Photo stop at English Heritage Lydford Castle at 70km.
  • Cycling across the Victorian, iron latticework Meldon Viaduct which at 80km
  • If time allows on arrival inn Okehampton is English Heritage Okehampton Castle

Getting there and back again

If you are joining us for the day, the nearest train station to the starting point is Bodmin Parkway, approx 7km from Bodmin centre.

If you are leaving us in Okehampton the nearest train station is in Okehampton itself.

Sunday 10th July accommodation suggestions in Okehampton:

  • The White Heart Hotel (Weatherspoon) - Will & Jon staying here.
  • Meadowlea Guest House
  • Okehampton YHA

Keep costs down by getting twin rooms and sharing.


If you have any questions regarding equipment etc email Will.Allaway@Outdoorlads.com.

A lot of useful information is included in Day 0 - Getting to Lands End.

Keep in touch

Want to hear more about what we're up to? Then join us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/OutdoorLadsCycling

We also have a Strava group: www.strava.com/clubs/275243

IMPORTANT! - Participation Statement

You MUST complete the Cycling Participation Statement in addition to booking your event space before attending a cycling event.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, even if they are extremely mild, or who has recently tested positive for Covid-19, is asked not to attend.

Photos: All photos taken by Will Allaway and used with permission.