All posts tagged DISTANCE: 10-20 miles

Not all the way to London but a pleasant 18 miles excursion on quiet streets and lanes you never knew existed.

START: Oxhey Activity Park, Wiggenhall Road WD18 OHZ.

ROUTE PASSES: Radlett Road Playing Fields; Patchetts Green; Elstree; Stanmore; Bushey Heath.  

TAKES IN: Bricket Wood Common.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

Back streets and lanes 13 miles ride to Bedmond.

START: The pay and display Avenue car park at the end of Hempstead Road, WD17 4WP.

ROUTE PASSES: Cassiobury; Leavesden; Bedmond; Abbots Langley; Hunton Bridge.

TAKES IN: Cassiobury Park.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

A 14 mile ride into the Chilterns on quiet lanes.

START: Cassiobury car park, Gade Avenue, Watford WD18 7LG.

ROUTE PASSES: Cassiobury; Belsize/Chipperfield; Sarratt.

TAKES IN: Cassiobury Park; Whippendell Woods.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

A not too hilly 17 miles ride into classic English estate landscape, mostly on quiet roads.

START: Leavesden Country Park, WD5 0NX.

ROUTE PASSES: Garston; Bricket Wood; Potters Crouch; St Albans; Bedmond.

TAKES IN: Leavesden Country Park; Gorhambury Estate.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

With this 19 mile ride, step back in time onto some ancient bridleways that take you into Buckinghamshire and a detour to visit the Open Air Museum.

START: Outside the Harvester, Baldwins Lane WD3 3RX.

ROUTE PASSES: Croxley Green; Chorleywood; Maple Cross; West Hyde; Rickmansworth.

TAKES IN: Grand Union Canal; Rickmansworth Aquadrome.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

A lovely 14 mile ride from Cassiobury Park to Chipperfield Common mainly on quiet roads, traffic free shared use paths and canal towpath with an alternative return through Whippendell Woods.

START: Cha Café, Cassiobury Park, WD18 7HY. 

ROUTE PASSES: Croxley Green; Sarratt; Belsize; Chipperfield.

TAKES IN: Chipperfield Common; Grand Union Canal; Cassiobury Park; Whippendell Woods.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

A 16 mile ride through the green belt between Watford and Radlett/Borehamwood.

START:  Timberlake pay and display car park at the roundabout at the junction of Radlett Road and Colonial Drive, WD24 4J.

ROUTE PASSES: Patchetts Green; Aldenham; Colney Street; Smug Oak; Meriden.

TAKES IN: Bricket Wood Common.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

A surprising 18 mile excursion down the Colne River Valley, through the rural hinterlands of Hillingdon and back though South Oxhey, much of this off-road.

START: Watford Cycle Hub, Chaffinch Lane, Watford, WD18 9QD.

ROUTE PASSES: Rickmansworth; Harefield; Ruislip; Northwood Hills; South Oxhey.

TAKES IN: Grand Union Canal; Ebury Way; Bayhurst Country Park.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

A 13 mile ride on quiet lanes and canal towpath.

START: Cassiobury Park pay and display car park, Gade Avenue WD18 7LG.

ROUTE PASSES: Bucks Hill; Chipperfield; Belsize; Sarratt; Chandler’s Cross; Croxley Green.

TAKES IN: Grand Union Canal; Whippendell Wood; Cassiobury Park; Chipperfield Common.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS

A lovely 12 mile ride on quiet lanes. All on road.

START: Opposite the Harvester pub in Baldwins Lane, WD3 3RX. 

ROUTE PASSES: Chipperfield; Belsize; Sarratt; Croxley Green.

TAKES IN: Chipperfield Common, Whippendell Woods.

For full details of this route and to download the GPS file and cue sheet see RideWithGPS