Hurstbourne Tarrant, Burghclere & Alresford

  • Starts: Tuesday 24 May 2016 8:00 am and ends: Tuesday 24 May 2016 6:00 pm
  • Ride leader/Event organiser: John Rosbottom
  • Category:
  • Ride grade: C - Moderate ride
  • Ride to elevenses grade: C - Moderate ride

Address: Widley Walk, Portsdown Hill

Meet in the car park next door to the Churchillian pub.

Other events at this location.

Send an email to ride leader/event organiser: John Rosbottom.

Estimated distance: 109 miles / 175 Kilometres.  Something for  riders who enjoy longer distances.

The ride to elevenses is about 70km. Following fortifications in Hurstbourne Tarrant we ride up Walbury Hill with its stunning views over  North West  Hampshire and Wiltshire, dropping down to Kintbury where we turn South again, heading for lunch at around 97km completed in Burghclere. We continue South over Watership Down and through Kingsworthy to tea at about 142 km in Alresford. From there it is a familiar route back to The Churchillian, taking in the climb of Beacon Hill, and lanes through Soberton, Newtown and Denmead, before the final ascent of Portsdown Hill.

Please note the early start at 8am!

 

About Tuesday rides

The Tuesday rides are typically 60-70 miles at a moderately fast pace while maintaining the social nature of the Saturday and Wednesday rides. The rides will start at locations closer to people coming from the west side of our area.

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