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Trevadlock clapper bridge

 

Trevadlock clapper bridge

OS Grid Reference:SX263782

There are a number of old granite clapper bridges to find that crosses the River Lynher and its streams.

This one is on a footpath that leads from Trevadlock village across the valley which is a delightful route to then continue through Stonaford to reach Bodmin Moor open access land.

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Trevadlock clapper bridge

 

Castick Bridge

Hawk's TorOS Grid Reference:SX261771

Castick Bridge at Trebartha is one on the oldest single span bridges in Cornwall. A footpath climbs through Castick Woods above the cascading Withey Brook, to Hawks Tor on Bodmin Moor. Continues around the tor to return over the footbridge below North Hill.
Park and walk from North Hill village hall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The path to Hawk's Tor

 

Battens Mill bridge

OS Grid Reference:SX269759Battens Mill bridge

The old granite footbridge survives alongside the narrow vehicular bridge on the lane to Battens Mill. Park and walk from North Hill village hall.

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The old footpbridge at Battens Mill

 

Bathpool Bridge

Bathpool bridgeOS Grid Reference: SX283747

A short footpath alongside the river going south is a cul-de-sac.

On the opposite side walk along past the old mill cottage to a footpath on the right for a delightful walk along the valley close to the river (don't be put off by a sign about bull in field) through Bathpool wood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bathpool bridge

 

Starabridge and Rilla Mill Starabridge

OS Grid Reference: SX289738

Walk from

Start at Rilla Mill SX294731. Just out of the village is a footpath by the river to Stara Bridge. Cross the Medieval stone bridge and into the woodland to continue walk alongside the river and loop back thorugh the trees. Now turn left up the hill to the next footpath on the right back to Rilla Mill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stara Bridge near Rilla Mill

 

Newbridge and Cadson Bury

Park close to Newbridge at SX347680.

A level footpath takes you along the banks of river

and then a climb up to Cadson Bury hill fort at SX343674.

Read about Cornish hillforts on the Historic Cornwall website.

 

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