Go Cycling With a Map

Wendover Loop.

14 mile circular route starting and finishing in Wendover.

Taking in part of the Chilterns Cycleway it goes through Cholesbury to Chesham returning via Swan Bottom.

Leaflet available from Wendover TIC or download from Chiltern Conservation Board website, www.chilternsaonb.org.

This website also carries details of all signed routes in the Chilterns and as such is a valuable resource.

 

Chilterns Cycleway.

170 mile circular cycle route that visits Wendover and takes in the best of Chilterns scenery. The route is mainly on-road and is signposted throughout.

A guide book mapping the route and giving essential visitor information is available, see chilternsaonb.org /cycleway or Wendover TIC.

 

Sustrans Reginal Route 30.

Signed from Wendover to Chesham where it connects to Sustrans NCN57.  See www.nationalcyclenetwork.org.uk. for details of this and all Sustrans signed routes.

 

Amber Way Gemstone Route.

Signed from Wendover to Aylesbury.  See map on www.cycleaylesbury.co.uk

 

 Wendover Woods.

Signed off-road cycle route through the woods.  Suitable for families with older children as there are a number of steep hills.

See map on www.forestry.gov.uk.

 

Aston Hill Bike Park.

For experienced MTB riders.   The park has cross-country, downhill and four cross (4X) routes.

Open seven days a week,it is operated as a pay-to-ride venue or join as a member.

See www.rideastonhill.co.uk for map and details.

 

Off road riding near Wendover.

For off-road  route maps see www.bikemaps.co.uk/ridgeway_and_chilterns.htm

 

Wendover Tourist Information Centre.

Carry a range of local cycle route maps and information on opportunities for cycling in the area.

Phone 01296 696759 or email via their website www.wendover-pc.gov.uk/tourism, or visit the office in the Clock Tower at the bottom of the High Street.

 

The Phoenix Trail.

A largely off-road family friendly route between Thame and  Princes Risborough.

Forms part if Sustrans National Cycle Network NCN 57 that is currently signed between Oxford and Chesham.

Phoenix Trail leaflets are available from local TIC's or download from www.nationalcyclenetwork.org.uk.

 

Routes around Princes Risborough.

Six cycle routes around Princes Risborough using local roads, lanes and bridleways.

Leaflet from local TIC's or www.chilternsaonb.org.

 

Routes around Tring and Berkhamsted.

Two local signed circular rides in Dacorum.

See www.herts.org/cms/getactive/cyclerides for these and other maps on Herts.

 

 Ashridge Estate.

A 17 mile on and off road circular route for the experienced rider.  Map also shows routes from Tring, Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead stations.

See map on www.chilternsaonb.org.

 

Chiltern Heritage Trails.

Three circular routes starting and finishing in Chesham, each covering approximately 25 miles.  Downloaded from www.chiltern.gov.uk

1.  pdf icon Chiltern Heritage Trail - Harding Route (Yellow Route) [273kb]

2.  pdf icon Chiltern Heritage Trail - Milton Route (Green Route) [289kb]

3.  pdf icon Chiltern Heritage Trail Hampden Route (Red Route) [332kb]

 

Cycle Routes on Google Maps.

Create your own maps on Google.

On Google maps opening website page select "Get Directions" and then enter your start and final destinations.

Click on the bicycle icon and a map will be displayed along with a route plan that can be printed off for a hard copy.

Where a Sustrans route is nearby this will be selected.

 

CTC and Route Maps.

www.ctc.org.uk/cycle-a-way lists UK signed routes by county so it is easy to find local information. The main CTC website is also a mine of information on all aspects of cycling not just touring and is well worth a visit anytime.