Start Location at M40 Services Area. Winter friendly route. Easy access from M40 or London Marylebone. Free parking. Ibis Hotel reasonable rates at Start. Free WiFi. Pub and cafe 24hr services. No entry on the day.
The outward scenery is varied and attractive – Chilterns, Kennet Valley, the Hampshire Downs, the Test Valley with its string of lovely villages and the New Forest. The turning point is Fordingbridge The return is pretty benign with a fairly flat course and the prevailing wind behind you. The route crosses back over the New Forest, skirts Winchester to Alresford which has shops and cafes and then takes in the easy climb back over the Downs via the Candovers. It’s back roads to Winnersh and on to Maidenhead where a very easy route, mainly lit, takes the southern edge of the Chilterns to the end. The route is fixed friendly with the climb of White Hill after Kinsgclere (100m of 10% or thereabouts) the major climb of the day.
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