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Walking Route, free entry

Roadford Lake

Roadford Lake



Ruby Country Partnership

01409 220009


Cookworthy Forest Centre,
North Devon,
EX21 5UX


With over 730 acres of water, Roadford Lake managed by the South West Lakes Trust is a spectacular lake in Ruby Country set on the edge of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Launceston. On the southern bank is the Lakeside cafe and Function Suite which includes a Visitor Centre. The Lakeside cafe and gift shop and Visitor Centre are open daily.

Visitors to this side of the lake can enjoy miles of footpaths and a cycleway which winds its way through a maturing planted forest overlooking the Lake.

Walk Route: Circular

For further details see

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic siteFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality


Free entry



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Map reference: SS 410014  Lat: 50.79031 Long: -4.25719

There are many interesting and exciting places to visit and things to do in Ruby Country bringing you in contact with different aspects of the area and its heritage and wildlife.
Locted just off of Dartmoor

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
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