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|Commute||5mi||Sun 12 Mar|
|Victoria||2mi||28 Dec 2022|
|Colchester Route||2mi||11 Jun 2022|
|KE Quay to Station||3mi||30 May 2022|
|10 september||6mi||10 Sep 2020|
|chalkney wood-chapel rd||7mi||12 May 2019|
|chapel rd-chalkney wood||7mi||12 May 2019|
|To the Uni||3mi||30 Apr 2016|
|Woodpecker to Tourist Info||7mi||6 Aug 2015|
|Colchester r'way stn to Endsleigh Court||1mi||20 Mar 2015|
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13 Jun 2014
A yellow-painted bike, no matter how creaky, has become the accessory du jour for Yorkshire businesses and community organisations to proclaim their support for the Tour de France. Fearful that all these yellow crocks…
Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Colchester:
Lexden Earthworks ·
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Melford Hall ·
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Mistley Towers ·
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National Cycle Network
The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Colchester:
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To Oxford, Kidlington, Bicester, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Huntingdon, St Ives, Cambridge, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Felixstowe, Harwich and Wivenhoe.
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To Fakenham, East Dereham, Watton, Thetford and Bury St Edmunds.
To Dover, Deal, Sandwich, Fordwich, Canterbury, Herne Bay, Faversham, Sittingbourne, Chatham, Rochester, London, Harlow, Chelmsford, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Woodbridge, Framlingham, Halesworth, Beccles, Norwich, Fakenham and King'S Lynn.
What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.
30 Oct 2022 · 2
When you’re planning a route, cycle.travel has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic…
2 Apr 2021 · 2
Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…
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