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The guide contains routes for bothDoverIHarwichFerry gates to London.This makes it possible to cycle aroundEnglish channel, If you have tooPlymouthClutch.The route Dover to London takes you even though the fruit plantations in Kent historicallyCanterburyandMedwayEstuary with its impressive castles. The Harwich to London route offers a pleasant rural cycle in Essex and takes you through RomanColchester.

Cycling through the heart ofLondon, our route manages to stay away from busy roads, occasionally a busy intersection at the junction. The majority of cycling takes place on towing paths alongRiver ThamesWith a spectacular view to enjoy.You cycle under the Tower Bridge and you pass along the way London Eye, Big Ben, Houses in Parliament and Buckingham Palace.Greenwich Park, Hyde Park and Richmond Park offer all excellent green traffic -free routes.

On the way to the west you cycle through Windsor Park andWindsor CastleBefore you go toAvon & Kennet Channel, with the pleasant cities of newbury, hungerford and marlborough to take.I stings "gold" gold "from Wiltshire you have the choice of cycling, both of celebritiesStenor the other beautiful old stone circle,Avebury.Extraordinary technique is waiting for you on the twenty -ni duct lock ofCaen Hilland the aqueducts of the channel near Bradford on Avon.You cycling through the hillyCotswoldsHere with a canal path that offers a majestic flat route to beautifulBadWith its Roman Baden, the Jane Austen Museum and the Royal Crescent.

ViaBristol & Bath Railway PathYou will bust your wayBristoland it is spectacularAvon Gorge.If you only want to cycle "coast to coast" from the North Sea or the English Channel, you can stop at Seaside Cvedon with its striking view of the British Channel.The route continues via the charmingStrawberryfamousCheddarWith his Ostmuseum and Gorge.

OfSomerset -tevaacesGive the last part of really flat bikes because taunton starts the big climbExmoor National ParkFrom here, the route is only for certain cyclists because there is a serious increase to take. To reach the old Tarrin, you have to take two large climbs of about a kilometer long!

Fortunately from Barnstaple the beautifulMulticoloredCan easily offer cycling on another former railway.You can choose to cycle toPlymouthFrom where you can cross the English Channel to France.ThisDevon Coast til Coast Routetaking you with tall viaducts with a great viewDartmoor National Park. The spectacular Plym Valley way from the historic Tavistock to Plymouth can be a worthy highlight of your journey!

Of course you can continue tooCornwallBut you need to be ready for serious climbing.Atlantic Ocean Viewis the ultimate reward for all of you provided climbing inserts, just as cycling on the flat and beautifulCamel Trail.This path will lead you to Padstow with its exclusive fish restaurants and the famous surfing beaches in Newquay.

The striking mining area in Redruth allows you to cycle cards"Moon Landscapes", before arriving at beautiful Penzance Bay with its strikingSt.Michael's Mountain.The great final on the route is a circular route via the spectacular head teeth onThe end of the countryICape Cornwall.From Penzance you can take your bike with you on Fast Train Service back to London.

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What you want to see

Traffic -Free Cyclus Paths:Crab & Winkle Way, Thames Cycle Route, Avon & Kennet Canal Towpath, Bristol & Bath Railway Path, Strawberry Line, Taunton En Bridgwater Canal Towpath, Tarka Trail, Granite Way, Drakes Trail, Plym Valley Cycle Way, Camel Trail, Mining Trail.De rute heeft ook deDevon Coast to Coast Cycle RouteBetween child stack and Plymouth.

National parks and areas of excellent natural beauty:Salisbury Plains, Mendip Hills, Somerset Niveaus, Exmoor National Park, North Devon Coast, Dartmoor National Park, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall Coast, Penwith Peninsula.

Scenic -Spills and Cities:Canterbury, Faversham, Rochester, Colchester, Central London, Kensington, Kingston On Thames, Windsor, Marlborough, Bradford på Avon, Bath World Heritage, Bristol, Bridgwater, Tounton, Barnstaple, Bideford, Tavistock, Plymouth, Newquay, Truro, Penzance.

Beaches and coastal functions:Langdon Cliffs, White Cliffs of Dover, Maldon Promenade Park, Clevedon Cliffs en Promenade, Westward Ho!Strand, Plymouth Hoe, Bude Beach, Widemouth Bay Beach, Crackington Haven, Trebarwith Strand, Padstow Harbor, Harlyn Bay Beach, Constantine Bay Beach, Treyarnon Bay Beach, Lusty Glaze Beach Nequay, Fistral Beach Newquay, Towans Beach Hayle, St Michaels Mount,Marazion Beach, Penzance Promenade, Newlyn Harbor, Mousehole Harbour, Sennen Cove, Cape Cornwall, Land's End.

Castles, cathedrals, monasteries and ancient monuments:
Dover Castle, Walmer Castle, Deal Castle, Richborough Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Rochester Cathedral, Rochester Castle, Upnor Castle, Colchester Castle, Westminister Abbey, Hampton Court, Windsor Castle, Avebury Stone Circle World Heritage, Stonehenge Stone Circle World Heritage, Bath Abbey, Bath Abbey, Bath Abbey, Bristol Cathedral, Tarr Steps, Okehampton Castle, Lydford Castle, Brent Tor, Tintagel Castle, St. Michael's Mount Castle.

Nature reserve, noticeable parks and beauty sites:Lowes Wood, Medway Riverside Country Park, Gravesend Promenade, Colchester Castle Park, Hainault Forest, Greenwich Park, Hyde Park, Richmond Park, London Wetland Center, Windsor Park, Sonning Lock, Savernake Forest, Fyfield Down, Avon Gorge, Gordano Valley,Cheddar Gorge, Abbeyford Woods, Meldon Reservoir, Crowdy Reservoir, Idless Wood.

Landhuse and Gardens:RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Cothay Manor Gardens, Saltram House, Prideaux Place, Trerice House.

Attractions:Canterbury Canal Boat Tours, Discover Greenwich, Cutty Sark Greenwich, HMS Belfast London, London Dungeons, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London Eye, Earls Court Exhibition Center, Weybridge-Shepperton Ferry, Legoland, Avon Valley Railway, SS Great Britain Bristol, Clevedon Pier,Original Cheddar Cheese Company, Cheddar Caves, Exmoor National Park Center, Bideford Kayak Hire, Dartington Crystal Torrington, National Marine Aquarium Plymouth, Smeatons Tower Plymouth, Citadel Plymouth, Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway, Padstow School.

Museums:Canterbury Heritage Museum, Roman Museum Canterbury, Westgate Towers Museum Canterbury, Chatham Historic Dockyard, Hollytrees Museum Colchester, Royal Observatory Greenwich, National Maritime Museum Greenwich, Queen's House Greenwich, Brunel Museum, Tower of London, Tate Modern, Churchill Wars, Churchill Wars, QueenChurchill Wars, Churchill Wars, Churchill Wars, Churchill Wars, Churchill Wars, Merchant Huis, Merchant Wars, Merchant Huis.Marlborough, Keiller Museum AveBury, Roman Baths Bath, Jane Austen Museum Bath, No 1 Museum Bath, M Shhed Bristol, Somerset Brickog Tile Museum Bridgwater, Museum of Somerset Taunton, John Betjeman Center Wadebridge, Royal Cornwall Museum Museum Museum, Cornish Mines and Engines En motorer en motorermuseum.

Special landmarks and infrastructure:, Big Ben, Parlamentshuse, Buckingham Palace, Wellington Arch, Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall, Putney Bridge, Runnymede, Eton College Rowing Center, Avon & Kennet Canal, Alton Barnes White Horse, DeVileert White Horse, Caen Hill Locks, Avoncliff, Avoncliffen Dundas Aquaducts, Pulteney Bridge Bath, Royal Crescent Bath, Staple Hill Tunnel, Bristol Floating Harbor, Aardman Studios Bristol, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Royal Portbury Docks, Shute Shillve Tunnel, Taunton En Bridgwater Canal, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Lake Viaduct, Wallabrook Viaduct, Grenofen Tunnel, Gem Bridge, Gwennap Pit.

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How you could do it

Here you can read an example route and show how to cycle the entire route within two to three weeks.Don't be sure each itinerary is possible as the accommodation lists cover the entire route!Note Harwich-London and Dover- London routes are not included in this example route. Tel from Harwich or Dover two extra days to go to London Woolwich.Both routes are completely included in the guide.

Dag 1: London Woolwich-London Rotherhite (17 km/10,5 miles)
Whether you fly, train or drive to the British capital, on the way toLondon BridgeStation so you can use the only quality long-term bike hire in London on our route. What makes our London route so special is that you transformRiver ThamesRight through the city, from a wide seat to a quiet stream. To fully experience this, take the bike on the train to the Woolwich Station (long before the Aften Rusdiden). Clip from the station to the Thames path and start it in a west direction.pleasant afternoon trip, will you be able to enjoy the landscape inThames Barriere, of02 ArenaIGreenwich Parkon itGreenwich MeridianFor a budgetary stay, make sure you make reservations for YHA Thapside.

Dag 2: London Rotherhithe-Chertsey (50 km/31 miles):
Cycling in the center of London you take many famous sights, all by living on quiet roads and cycling paths.You will only cross the occasional busy main roads.You want to cycleTower Bridge, enjoy the view overWestminsterandBig Ben, could see the change of the guard byBuckingham Paleis, breakfast inHyde Parkand browse luxuriouslyKensington.The thereafter you cycle out of town to fabulousRichmond ParkAnd further on the idyllic Thames tailpad, also passesHampton Courtto Chertsey.If you like camping, throw your tent at one of the two campsites here or enjoy a night of sleep in a local B & B.U can choose to make this spectacular scene for two days, for example in a B&BTo stay in Kingston on Thames of Yha Earls Court.

Dag 3: Chertsey-Newbury (100 km/62 miles):
This first serious stage route is only on the towers of Thethames andAvon i Kennet Canal.Via StunWindsor Parkand look overWindsor CastleAnd the famousEton River Bridge, set your course to read over the commuter belt in the Berkshire. The landscape can be remarkable green here, especially in the areaKnowl Hill, the only serious increase in today's riding.The Avon and Kennet channel's towing path is a sky of peace and quiet, popular among hikers, cyclists, fishermen and water sports enthusiasts.The most important thing is that it keeps you away from any hurry to the traffic of all nearby commuters.In Newbury, you have the choice between camping or B&B accommodation again.

Day 4: Newbury-Devizes (70 or 100 km/43 or 62 miles)
Wiltshire famous for its old stone circles ofStenIAveburyWith our route book you can make a balanced choice that you prefer the bike on.The shorter avebury -route brings you through the oldSavernake Forestand beautifulMarlboroughThe longer route in Stonehenge ensures that you are on the empty journeySalisbury Plains, which are actually quite hilly. If you want to visit Stonehenge, we recommend splitting this step into two stages so that you have enough time for your visit to Stonehenge. Both routes come together again in the direction ofDevised, where you will see two white chalk horses on the hills and see the amazing 29 channel locks ofCaen Hill, To bridge over a height difference of 72 m!Around Devizes You Again has the choice between camping and staying in a B&B.

Dag 5: Devizes-Ccrevedon (100 km/62 miles):
There is so much to see and make on this flat scene that you may prefer to divide it in two.An additional budgetary stay is easily accessible in yhas inBadIBristolabout YMC in Bath. Cycling on the towpath to the Avon and Kennet Canal is at its very picturesque bestCotswolds, But maybe you want to choose the spectacular trip through a kilometer (!) Railway Tunnel. It is well lit and quiet music from speakers helps you with this unique cycling experience.Roman bathsAnd many impressive buildings, one of the very first cities that appear on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Van Bath, another unique bike experience awaiting you forRailway Bristol and Bath, The first long -distance cycle path in the UK, built by volunteers from the charity institution in Sustrans.In fact, it brings you to the busy center of Bristol with his lively docks.It is worth time here before before before before you go in spectacularAvon Gorge, which brings you through the Gordano -ValleyClevedon.Campers love Bullock Farm Campsite whose owners are devoted fans of our route.

Day 6: Clevedon-Taunton (105 km/65 miles):
The latter really flat scene aboutSomerset -tevaacestaking you onStrawberryUnpleasantCheddar, famous for his cheese and gorge.Abseiling, cave excavation or just a walking/bike ride in/on the gorge is recommended.The next stretch of bridgwater is very rural and heights likeMendip HillsKeep the flat horizon in this area interesting.Maunsel-SlotenTaking you to Taunton.INTaunton, do you have the choice to take the train back to London or continue west, but the journey through fairly flat areas is now ending.

Dag 7: Taunton-Barnstastle90 km/55 miles):
This phase leads you to the other sideExmoor National ParkAnd you cycle on the highest "passport" on the route, 480 m above sea level.It may not sound very loud, but when this trip goes up and down, up and down and up and down, your overall climbing statistics will increase to at least one serious alpine climbing of the Tour de France.Wonderful views and water landscape are the benefits of your climbing strings.Travel in the oldTarr trinShould make this journey really special.Know yourself and split this phase into two if necessary, for example by staying comfortableDulvertonFra til Neckle Farm Camping, Blindwell Bunkhouse of Sportsman Inn Pub An B & B.

Dag 8: Barnstaple-bude (85 km/52 miles):
The beautifulMulticoloredThe pace of this stage determines the route of a former railway. Without too much climbing, you can enjoy the quiet, hilly countryside of Devon, but also enjoy pleasant towns on the river such asHaleIBidefordor even the spectacular Atlantic beach fromBe established!More severe climbing is in front of Cornwall and if you are not at it, considerDevon Coast to Coast Cycle RouteUnpleasantPlymouth. With several bike paths on previous railways, such as Thegranite Way, Drake's Trail and Plym Valley Way, this could be a worthy end to your London drive.The route is described in Fiull in our route book.Allow two or three days for the 160 km/99 mile drive between child stage and Plymouth.When you continue to Cornwall, you can easily divide this stage into two by getting halfway through a rural accommodation.

Deb 9: Watt-Cuetal-Signline (35mm/211 Models):
No joke. This is the hill and most difficult on our route.Beautiful view of the sea by the coast of the coastWill you forget that you are climbing the heights of two serious cols in the Alps. Just take your time. 9 km/6 miles are uphill with gradients of more than 15%.Tintagel Castle, surrounded by the myths of King Arthur is the mysterious finish on this trip.If this is too much, remember that our book also has an alternative route throughBodmin Moor.Although higher and more distant, this route is less up and down and therefore easier to reach.

Day 10: Tintel-New (70 km/43 Miles):
The journey over the hilly cornwall continues.FortunatelyCamel TrailOffers a flat break of all the hard climbing.BetweenWadebridgeIPadstowYou may even notice that you are cycling in a cycling movie!Via Padstow Harbor, The -SteachesofHarlyn BayITreyarnon BayYou go inNewquay.The most legendary seaan in England is famous for its many surfing beaches.Here is a lot of choice of accommodation with all levels of Luxery.In Padstow or Treyarnon Bay Yha.

Dag 11: Newquay-Penzance (80 km/49 miles):
This trip offers sufficient contrast thanks to the Heritage Mining Area around Redruth and Camborne.deDollarTakes you over a really special landscape.Trurois a surprisingly pleasant Urban Valley that still offers a "Touch of Cornwall". NearHayWe return to the coast.You can cycle here one of the shortest "coast-to-coast" adventures in the UK.It's only 8 km (5 miles) from north to south coast where you have a beautiful viewOver St. Michael's MountIn the beautiful bayPoets.

Dag 12: Penzance - Lands End - Penzance (50 km/31 miles)
Which last one!The extremely picturesque ports ofTheImessagesBring yourself to the heart of the rural areas with the peninsula.A bike path on the cliffs makes the last mileThe end of the countryReally special.The arrival you can mix with other heroic cyclists who cycled from John O 'Groats in Scotland. It's not over yet because we lead youCape Cornwall, a truly unspoiled landmark that was considered the western tip of England for centuries. A pleasant ride brings you back to Penzance; mission completed!

Day 13: Transfer Penzance-London one beyond
Catch the train pretty early in the morning before 5-hour trip to London.Make reservations for your bike well in advance.From London Paddington, our guide takes you again through traffic -bound routes in the center of London to each main station in London.With these routes you can also cycle the rent to the rent at London Bridge Station.You can also catch a train to Todover or Harwich for a ferry back to the continent late at night. If you are on your way when you have shared along the way as suggested and also bike dover-london or harwich-london, the total number of days would add19 to 20 days.

Route updates and more

Travel from abroad:If you visit from the European continent, useFerry transitionbetweenHook of HollandIHarwich(( of theFerry crossing Dunkirk-Dover(( ofCalais-overdover(Multiple operators). If you choose to end the route inPlymouthYou can use different ferry connections to France for your additional journey ( flying to Britain can best travelLondon BridgeStation and start the route from there.

TRaveling in the UK:The Great Western Railway Service ofPenzanceUnpleasantLondon PaddingtonThis allows you to take the bike on the train back to London at different points and route.The shortest travel time between Penzance and London is 5 hours and 30 minutes, so you can travel back from Penzance to Dover/ London For a day you cycle with our London connection routes to stations on the way to Dover and Harwich.Felt that such long distance connections will run about 10 times a day.PurchaseTickets in advanceTo keep the price acceptable and to make sure you have aReserved spaceto your bike.Book online

John 'O Groats-Land's End:For kilometers of manufacturers that of cyclingJohn ‘O GroatsIn Scotland toThe end of the countryIn Cornwall it is possible to use London Lands than in combination with our "England North-South Cycle Route". If you use both books, you will receive a fully described route for the English part of the journey between Berwick-On-Tweed and Land'sThan in the Cornwall change book in Alton Barnes, where the routes cross each other.

FACILITY CHECK:Use your accommodation for accommodation with our facility listings of hotels, B&BS, guesthouses, hostels, guesthouses, campsites and bike repair workshops along the way. We have done a lot of research to offer you the best choices relevant to the route. All local companies with professional standards are mentioned. All facilities are directly on or close to the route. We have omitted locations that require membership (except) or a stay of at least two nights. Also, campsites do not allow tents that are not mentioned by nature!

Rute -Updates:Things change; routes are improved or stopped! Location is coming and going and our eyes can't be anywhere. Take changes in consideration while cycling the route and passing them to us.We keep a pdf available that you can download,Before you cycle the route. You can download the updates to this route here:Download ruteopdateringer Bicycle Route London-Lands End.

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