Camel Trail

The Camel Trail is arguably the most successful recreational multi use trail in the UK, providing access to the beautiful Cornish countryside along a disused railway line between Wenfordbridge, Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow.

Site Description:

The Camel Trail is an 18 mile largely traffic free, surfaced and virtually level multi use trail which passes through some of the most spectacular countryside in the south west.

The trail falls into three main sections:

Padstow to Wadebridge Wadebridge to Bodmin (Boscarne) Bodmin to Wenfordbridge
5.5 Miles (8.8Km) 5.75 Miles (9.25Km) 6.25 Miles (10.1 Km)


Opening Times: Every Day

Bike Hire: is available at Padstow, Wadebridge or Bodmin. (Only licensed providers are permitted to hire bikes for the Trail, please check your hirer is licensed.)

Toilets: are located at Wadebridge alongside the trail and in Padstow town centre.

Main Car parks / Entrances onto the Trail:

  • Padstow SW921 747
  • Old Town Cove SW932 742
  • Wadebridge SW988 727
  • Scareltts Well Bodmin SX061 674
  • Grogley Halt SX014 685
  • Shell Woods SX087 722
  • Wenfordbridge SX084 751

Refreshments are available at: Padstow, The old Quarry (between Padstow and Wadebridge) Wadebridge, Nanstallon and Bodmin.

Bird Hide: There is an accessible bird hide alongside the trail near Wadebridge at SW997 717

Site Map: For further information and a map please download The Camel Trail leaflet and map which includes the Code of Conduct for using the Trail.

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