The Tarka Trail, Devon



The Tarka Trail is a figure-of-eight route, based on Barnstaple, and covers some 180 miles (290 km) of path through North and Mid Devon, from the Atlantic Coast, the estuaries of the two rivers of Tarka, the Rivers Taw and Torridge through rural Devon Countryside. Passing through the largely unspoilt countryside as it was described by Henry Williamson in his classic novel ‘Tarka the Otter’ first published in 1927.

The Tarka Trail is one of the country’s longest continuous traffic-free walking and cycling paths, and forms part of the Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route.


Our 7 day weather forecast for Barnstaple in Devon

Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NE)
Sunday, Jul 25
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (N)
Monday, Jul 26
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jul 27
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Jul 28
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jul 29
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Jul 30
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WSW)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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