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Redbridge-Romsey 6mi Tue 12 Apr
RideToWork 3mi 3 Sep 2021
To Work 4mi 12 Aug 2021
Southampton 1mi 29 Jul 2021
Sorhampton 1mi 29 Jul 2021
Eastleigh Hedge End 7mi 15 May 2021
Ashurst 7mi 21 Nov 2020
Red Jets Route 3 7mi 25 Dec 2019
SC to OS 2 4mi 22 Nov 2019
SC to OS 4mi 22 Nov 2019

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New Forest to get a network of Boris bikes

11 Mar 2014

Until now, ‘New Generation’ bike share schemes have been confined to Britain’s cities – but now, docking stations are to spread to the countryside. The New Forest National Park Authority…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Southampton:

Mottisfont · 27mi round-trip
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The Bell Inn, Brook · 24mi round-trip
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Flowerdown Barrows · 33mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Southampton

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Southampton:

To Reading, Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh, Cowes, Newport and Shanklin.

To Emsworth, Havant, Portsmouth, Christchurch, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Bridport, Axminster, Seaton, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth, Exeter and Dawlish.

Knowledge

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cycle.travel now has Ordnance Survey maps

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…

Plan multi-day adventures easily

22 Mar 2021 · 4

Dreaming of getting away on a bike trip this summer? cycle.travel’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…