‘Nothing brings out the flavour of food like sunshine and fresh air. Time to pack up a picnic, grab a bike and head to the Exe Estuary!’ – Michael Dart
Our bikes are handmade British classics. If you see yourself on a heritage model such as a Pashley or a Dawes tandem, you’ve come to the right place. For the little ones, we have Isla bikes, which are easy to operate with small hands.
Discover the stunning Exe Estuary cycle trail, world famous for its birds and beautiful scenery.
‘Cycling in our part of Devon is something that you must do – it’s world class. We are so lucky to have such beautiful scenery right on our doorstep, and there are so many amazing places to stop along the way.’ – James Dart
The cycle path is a 26-mile track that runs around the whole of the beautiful Exe Estuary. There are many different routes you can take, but one of our favourites is to cycle to Topsham and catch the little ferry boat over to Turf Locks – a unique place that can only be reached by foot, bicycle or boat.
Our food hall is always a feast for the senses but comes into its own when you’re looking for delicious, locally produced treats to pack up and ride off with. Obvious choices to pack into your hamper are flavoursome; Quicke’s cheeses and Vicky’s breads, Darts Farm Deli ham, Mia’s homemade seasonal salads, and some super-sweet tomatoes grown on the Isle of Wight. A picnic wouldn’t be a picnic without a pie, so check out Chunk of Devon’s Squealer Pork Pies, and Tom’s Pies, made in Exeter and Ottery St Mary respectively. Finish by loading up with some fresh fruit for the journey.
|4 HOUR||FULL DAY|
CHILD BIKE (suitable for 12 & Under)
|FAMILY 2 + 2||£35||£45|
|3RD CHILD OR MORE||£5||£6|
Free helmets for Children, £1 for adults (per day).
Please call 01392 878209 to enquire about bike hire.
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