All posts tagged DISTANCE: 20-30 miles

A 22 mile pleasant ride on country lanes through farm land but with a few busy sections of road.

START: Car park at The Nap, Kings Langley WD4 8ET.  

ROUTE PASSES:  Bedmond; St Albans; Harpenden; Redbourn; Hemel Hempstead.

TAKES IN: Nickey Line.

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

042: Ley Hill

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A 23 mile ride into the Chilterns on quiet lanes and a few bridleways.

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

ROUTE PASSES: Whippendell Wood Car Park; Belsize/Chipperfield; Bovingdon; Ley Hill; Latimer; Chenies; 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 pleasant 29 miles ride, mostly through countryside, to Burnham Beeches, not too hilly and all on road.

START: Outside the Café in the Park in the Aquadrome, Frogmoor Lane, Rickmansworth WD3 1NB. 

ROUTE PASSES: Chorleywood; Chalfont St Giles; Seer Green; Beaconsfield; Farnham Common; Fulmer; Gerrards Cross; Chalfont St Peter.

TAKES IN: Burnham Beeches, Rickmansworth Aquadrome.

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

Up the hills to Bedmond with a 22 mile ride on quiet streets and lanes, cycle paths and a canal towpath.

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

ROUTE PASSES: Oxhey Park; Radlett Road Playing Fields; Meriden; Bricket Wood; Bedmond; Kings Langley; Hunton Bridge; Croxley Green.

TAKES IN: Grand Union Canal; Ebury Way; Whippendell Wood.

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

Picturesque 30 miles road ride to Ivinghoe Beacon taking in Ashridge.

START: Active Dacorum Community Hub, Redbourn Rd, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7BA. 

ROUTE PASSES: Studham; Dagnall; Ringshall; Ivinghoe; Aldbury; Nettleden; Great Gaddesden.

TAKES IN: Ashridge.

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

A 21 mile ride into the green belt to the east of Watford, mostly quiet roads with some off-road sections.

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

ROUTE PASSES: Oxhey Activity Park; Radlett Road Playing Fields; Letchmore Heath; Colney Street; Smug Oak; Meriden.

TAKES IN: Ebury Way.

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

049: Water End

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A challenging and pleasant 30 mile ride along the Alban Way to Water End using roads, cycle paths and off-road sections.

START: Timberlake pay and display car park, WD24 4LL. 

ROUTE PASSES: Meriden; Bricket Wood; How Wood; Chiswell Green; St Albans; Hatfield; Bullen’s Green; Water End; South Mimms; Shenley; Colney Street.

TAKES IN: Alban Way; Bricket Wood Common.

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

A 22 mile pleasant ride on country lanes through farm land but with a few busy sections of road.

START: Car park at The Nap, Kings Langley WD4 8ETCar park at The Nap, Kings Langley WD4 8ET.

ROUTE PASSES: Bedmond; Potters Crouch; St Albans; Harpenden; Hemel Hempstead.

TAKES IN: Gorhambury.

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

004: To Shenley and Ridge

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A 24 miles ride, mostly on quiet, lovely country lanes and enjoyable off-road sections, and some busy roads to cross.

START: Timberlake pay and display car park (WD24 4JL), across the road from the Rugby Club.

ROUTE PASSES: Aldenham; Radlett; Shenley; Ridge; London Colney; Colney Street; Bricket Wood; Meriden.

TAKES IN: Bricket Wood Common.

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

A 26 mile ride to the Highfield Oval in Harpenden mostly on quiet lanes, bridleways and cycle paths.

START: Free car park, near to Leverstock Green shops. Post code is HP3 8QG.

ROUTE PASSES: St Albans; Wheathampstead; Harpenden.

TAKES IN: Gorhambury Estate.

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