Routes

Route Subtitle Ride Conditions Hilliness Percent Off-road Distance Stations Places
Arc 1 Hertford to Enfield Lock: Lee Valley Park Excellent, Good, Unsurfaced Flat 97% 15.9 miles Hertford North
Hertford East
Broxbourne
Cheshunt
Enfield Lock
New River source
Amwell Nature Reserve
Waltham Abbey
Arc 2a Enfield Lock to Olympic Park: Lee Valley Park by towpath Good, Unsurfaced Flat 100% 9.9 miles Enfield Lock
Turkey Street
Tottenham Hale
Hackney Wick
Olympic Park
Arc 2b Olympic Park to Woolwich via Limehouse, Greenwich and the Thames Barrier Good Flat 85% 11.7 miles Hackney Wick
Stratford
Limehouse
Greenwich
Woolwich Arsenal
Maritime Greenwich (World Heritage Site)
O2 Arena
Thames Barrier
Arc 2b var Olympic Park to Woolwich via Greenway and Free Ferry Good, Warning Flat 90% 7.0 miles Hackney Wick
Stratford
Barking
Woolwich Arsenal
Northern Outfall Sewer and Abbey Mills Pumping station
Arc 3 Woolwich to Dartford: Thames estuary industry and wetlands Excellent, Unsurfaced, Warning Flat 95% 13.0 miles Woolwich Arsenal
Dartford
Crossness Southern Outfall Works
Arc 4 Dartford to Shoreham: Above and along the River Darent(h) Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating 15% 10.8 miles Dartford
Swanley
Shoreham
Lullingstone Roman Villa (EH)
Arc 5 high Shoreham to Titsey Hill: the North Downs Way Good, Unsurfaced Undulating, Hilly 5% 9.7 miles Shoreham
Knockholt
Hayes
Arc 5 low Shoreham to Titsey: Pilgrim's Way Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Hilly, Very Hilly 2% 11.6 miles Shoreham
Oxted
Arc 6 Titsey to Walton: Surrey North Downs East Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Very Hilly 20% 15.5 miles Hayes
Upper Warlingham
Woldingham
Caterham
Coulsdon South
Tadworth
Arc 7 Walton to Clandon: Surrey North Downs West Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Very Hilly 20% 15.0 miles Tadworth
Box Hill & Westhumble
Clandon
Box Hill
Polesden Lacey (NT)
Optical Telegraph (1795-1816) station, Netley Heath: Arc 7
Hatchlands (NT)
Clandon Park (NT)
Arc 8a Clandon to West Byfleet: Send, Ripley and Wey Navigation Good, Unsurfaced Undulating 40% 7.5 miles Clandon
West Byfleet
Hatchlands (NT)
Clandon Park (NT)
RHS Wisley
Wey Navigation
Arc 8b West Byfleet to Blacknest Gate: Basingstoke Canal and Surrey Heath Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating 35% 14.0 miles West Byfleet
Woking
Virginia Water
Living Planet Centre
Chobham Common Nature Reserve
Virginia Water
Arc 9 Blacknest Gate to Taplow: Windsor Great Park and Thames Excellent, Good Flat, Undulating 85% 12.9 miles Virginia Water
Windsor & Eton Central
Windsor & Eton Riverside
Taplow
Virginia Water
Dorney Lake
Jubilee River
Arc 10 Taplow to Chesham: the Low Chilterns Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Hilly 15% 16.2 miles Taplow
Beaconsfield
Amersham
Chesham
Cliveden (NT)
Burnham Beeches
Arc 11 merged Chesham to Bulstrode Cross: above the Chess Good, Unsurfaced Hilly 15% 5.6 miles Chesham
Arc 11 outer Bulstrode Cross to Harpenden via Hemel Hempstead: the Nickey Line Good, Unsurfaced Undulating, Hilly 70% 11.7 miles Apsley
Hemel Hempstead
Harpenden
Rothamsted Research Centre
Arc 11 inner Bulstrode Cross to Verulamium via King's Langley and Potter's Crouch Good Hilly 0% 8.9 miles Kings Langley Verulamium Roman Town
Verulamium Roman Theatre
St Alban's Cathedral
Arc 12 outer Harpendon to East Welwyn: Ayot Greenway and Garden City Good, Unsurfaced Undulating 80% 10.1 miles Harpenden
Welwyn Garden City
Arc 12 inner Verulamium to East Welwyn: Alban Way and garden city Excellent Undulating 80% 10.6 miles St Albans
Hatfield
Verulamium Roman Town
St Alban's Cathedral
Mill Green Watermill
Arc 12 merged East Welwyn to Hertford: Cole Green Way, 'twixt Mimram and Lea Excellent, Good Undulating 95% 4.4 miles Hertford North
Hertford East
Spoke 1 N Crew's Hill to Hertford: Hilly Herts Good, Unsurfaced Undulating 30% 9.4 miles Crews Hill
Hertford North
Hertford East
Broxbourne Woods NNR
Spoke 1 N var Goff's Oak to Hertingfordbury: Hilly Herts (West) Good, Unsurfaced Hilly 40% 5.8 miles Hertford North
Hertford East
Welwyn Garden City
Spoke 1 E Crew's Hill to Enfield Lock: Turkey Brook Parks (London Loop Path) Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating 85% 5.8 miles Crews Hill
Turkey Street
Enfield Lock
Forty Hall (LB Enfield)
Myddelton House
Spoke 2 E Up to Downe: Rural Bromley, Hayes to Knockholt Good, Warning Hilly, Very Hilly 0% 7.1 miles Hayes
Spoke 2 W Up to Downe: Rural Bromley, Hayes to Westerham Heights Good Hilly 0% 7.9 miles Hayes Down House (EH)
Spoke 2-3 link Bromley to the Halliloo valley Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Hilly 35% 10.5 miles Bromley South
Hayes
Woldingham
Metropolitan Police Dog Training Centre
Spoke 3 Upper Warlingham to Winders Hill via Marden Park Excellent Undulating 75% 4.3 miles Upper Warlingham
Woldingham
Spoke 3 ext Oxted to Pilgrim's Way Good Undulating 0% 3.4 miles Oxted
Spoke 4 Coulsdon South: Farthing Downs and Chaldon Church Good Hilly 0% 3.3 miles Coulsdon South St Peter and St Pauls, Chaldon (mural)
Farthing Downs
Spoke 5 E The Racing Downs: Ewell East to Walton-on-the-Hill Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Hilly 60% 5.1 miles Ewell East
Epsom Downs
Tattenham Corner
Epsom Racecourse
Spoke 5 W The Racing Downs West: Ewell West to Headley Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating, Hilly 90% 6.9 miles Ewell West Epsom Racecourse
Spoke 5 link The Racing Downs: Chessington North to Tattenham Corner Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Flat, Hilly 85% 6.6 miles Chessington North
Tattenham Corner
The Epsom Cluster
Epsom Racecourse
The Epsom Bikepass On-road Surrey Cycleway avoiding the racing Downs Good Hilly 0% 2.5 miles Ewell West
Chessington North
Spoke 5 var Horton Lane to Juniper Hall via Stane Street Roman road Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Flat, Hilly, Very Hilly 95% 7.1 miles Ashtead
Box Hill & Westhumble
The Epsom Cluster
Ashtead Common
Stane Street
Spoke 6 Hampton Court to West Byfleet: Thames Path and Wey Navigation Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Flat 95% 10.7 miles Hampton Court
West Byfleet
Hampton Court Palace
Wey Navigation
Spoke 6-7 Hampton Wick to Egham via Thames Path to Staines Good, Unsurfaced Flat 50% 17.1 miles Hampton Wick
Hampton
Staines
Egham
Bushy Park
Runnymede (Magna Carta) (NT)
Spoke 7 ext Feltham to Staines Riverside via Bedfont Lakes Good, Unsurfaced Flat 50% 5.8 miles Feltham
Staines
Spoke 7a In Windsor Great Park: Virginia Water Excellent Flat, Undulating 100% 4.3 miles Virginia Water Virginia Water
Totem Pole
The Savill Garden
Spoke 7b Into Windsor Great Park: Egham to the Village Stores Excellent, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating, Very Hilly 80% 4.5 miles Egham Air Forces Memorial, Runnymede
Runnymede (Magna Carta) (NT)
Spoke 8 S West Drayton to Dorney: Slough Arm Canal and Jubilee River Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Flat 70% 10.1 miles West Drayton
Slough
Windsor & Eton Riverside
Windsor & Eton Central
Dorney Lake
Spoke 8 N West Ruislip to Cliveden or Wooburn via Langley and Black Parks Good, Unsurfaced Flat, Undulating 70% 17.7 miles West Ruislip
Uxbridge
Slough
Burnham Beeches
Cliveden (NT)
Spoke 8 link Langley to Burnham Beeches via Slough Arm Canal and Farnham Royal Good, Unsurfaced Flat, Undulating 80% 7.1 miles Slough Burnham Beeches
Spoke 8-10 link West Drayton to Cassiobury: Grand Union Canal Unsurfaced, Warning Flat 95% 13.3 miles West Drayton
Rickmansworth
Watford
Spoke 9 W The Chess Valley West: Chalfont and Latimer to Venus Hill Good Hilly 0% 3.6 miles Chalfont & Latimer
Spoke 9 E The Chess Valley East: Chorleywood to Bulstrode Good, Unsurfaced Hilly 20% 5.6 miles Chorleywood Chenies Manor
Spoke 10 W Bushey to Venus Hill: Ebury Way, Whippendell and Belsize Good, Unsurfaced Undulating 40% 9.8 miles Bushey
Watford
Spoke 10 Canal Grand Union Canal from Cassiobury Park to Hemel Hempstead Unsurfaced, Warning Flat 100% 8.0 miles Watford
Apsley
Hemel Hempstead
Spoke 10 N Bushey to Harpenden: Colne Valley Way, Verulamium, St Albans Abbey Good, Unsurfaced Undulating 70% 16.7 miles Bushey
St Albans
Harpenden
Brickett Picture House
Verulamium Roman Town
St Alban's Cathedral
Rothamsted Research Centre
Spoke 11 NW Elstree to Bedmond: Aldenham, Wall Hall and Bricket Wood Good, Unsurfaced Undulating, Hilly 35% 10.4 miles Elstree & Borehamwood Aldenham Country Park
Spoke 11 NE Elstree to Hatfield via North Mymms and Old Hatfield Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating 30% 11.3 miles Elstree & Borehamwood
Hatfield
Hatfield House
Spoke 12 Hadley Wood to Wheathampstead via North Mymms Good, Unsurfaced Undulating 35% 15.6 miles Hadley Wood Cassivellaunus’ HQ Oppidum
Spoke 12 - Spoke 1E link Enfield Chase: Hadley Wood to Turkey Brook Park Good Undulating 25% 4.1 miles Hadley Wood
Crews Hill
Spin-off 1 Stort valley and North West Essex: Dobb's Weir to Moreton Good, Unsurfaced Flat, Undulating 50% 13.0 miles Roydon
Harlow Town
Spin-off 1-2-3 The Essex Outer Arc: Moreton to Rainham via Toot Hill, Navestock and Ingrebourne Valley Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating, Hilly 33% 22.7 miles Harold Wood
Upminster
Rainham
Weald Country Park
Hornchurch Country Park
Rainham Hall (National Trust)
Spin-off 2 Epping Forest & rural West Essex: Gunpowder Park to Shenfield Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating, Hilly 10% 22.2 miles Enfield Lock
Turkey Street
Chingford
Theydon Bois
Brentwood
Shenfield
Epping Forest
Spin-off 3 Thames Estuary North Bank: Rainham to Tilbury Fort under Dartford Crossing Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Flat 60% 14.7 miles Rainham
Tilbury Town
Rainham Hall (National Trust)
Rainham Marshes (RSPB)
St Clement's West Thurrock
Tilbury Fort (EH)
Spin-off 3 ext Becton to Rainham: suburban connector along the A13 Good Flat 6.4 miles Barking
Rainham
Spin-off 4 Thames Estuary South Bank and Kent Marshes: Dartford to Gravesend Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Flat 55% 9.2 miles Dartford
Gravesend
The River Isolation and Fever Hospitals
Spin-off 5 The Kentish Weald Arc: Eynesford to Tatsfield via stately homes Good, Unsurfaced Undulating, Very Hilly 20% 29.6 miles Sevenoaks
Leigh
Hever
Oxted
Knowle (NT)
Penshurst Place
Chiddingstone
Hever Castle
Chartwell (NT)
Spin-off 5 var The Kentish Weald Arc: The Knatts Valley Good Hilly 0% 5.0 miles
Spin-off 5 link Kentish Weald Arc access: Knockholt, Sundridge and Ide Hill to Bayley’s Hill Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Very Hilly 5% 8.7 miles Emmetts Garden (NT)
Spin-off 6 Surrey Weald East, Gravelly Hill and Chaldon to Gatwick Airport via Redhill Good, Unsurfaced Undulating, Hilly 80% 13.3 miles Redhill
Gatwick Airport
The Box Hill Loop Zig-Zag climb (anticlockwise) Excellent Hilly, Very Hilly 0% 5.5 miles Box Hill & Westhumble Box Hill
Spin-off 7 Surrey Weald West: Boxhill to Bramley (L Shoreham-by-Sea) and Guildford Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating, Hilly 60% 18.7 miles Dorking Main
Dorking Deepdene
Guildford
Box Hill
Wey Navigation
Spin-off 8 The Basingstoke Canal: Woking to Fleet Good, Unsurfaced Flat 95% 16.6 miles Woking
Fleet
Frimley Lodge Miniature Railway
Spin-off 9 The Thames Valley: Eton Dorney Lake to Crazies Hill Good, Unsurfaced Flat, Hilly 75% 9.9 miles Slough
Maidenhead
Twyford
Dorney Lake
Spin-off 10 The High Chilterns: Little Missenden to Phoenix Trail (for Thame) via Pink Hill Good Hilly, Very Hilly 5% 11.7 miles Amersham
Great Missenden
Princes Risborough
The Icknield Line
Spin-off 11 Into Bedfordshire: Harpenden to Luton Airport Parkway Good Undulating 100% 4.0 miles Harpenden
Luton Airport Parkway
Spin-off 12 Into Herts: St Albans to Stevenage via Shaw's Corner Good, Unsurfaced, Warning Undulating, Hilly 20% 17.9 miles St Albans
Stevenage
Cassivellaunus’ HQ Oppidum
Shaw's Corner, Ayot St Lawence (NT)
Romford Link N To Abridge via Hainault Forest Park Good, Unsurfaced Undulating, Hilly 40% 6.1 miles Romford Redbridge Cycling Centre
Hainault Forest
Romford-Brentwood Link To Brentwood via Havering and Weald Country Parks Good, Unsurfaced Undulating, Hilly 25% 11.1 miles Romford
Brentwood
Havering-atte-Bower Country Park
Weald Country Park
Swanley Links To and from Arc 4, N from Swanley village and SE to Eynesford Good Undulating 5% 5.4 miles Swanley
Knockholt links To Arc 5 upper Good Undulating 0% 2.5 miles Knockholt
Sevenoaks link Good Hilly 10% 1.6 miles Sevenoaks Knowle (NT)
Oxted link S To Spinoff 5 at Chartwell via Limpsfield Chart Good, Unsurfaced Hilly 20% 4.8 miles Oxted Chartwell (NT)
Caterham Link To Arc 6, then on to Spinoff 6 Good, Unsurfaced Hilly 40% 1.8 miles Caterham
Clandon Link To Arc 8a at Send Good, Unsurfaced Flat 60% 1.5 miles Clandon Clandon Park (NT)
Hatchlands (NT)
Virginia Water link To Spoke 7a from Virginia Water Good Flat 95% 1.5 miles Virginia Water
Windsor & Eton links To Windsor and Arc 9 (W); Eton and Spoke 8S (N) Good Flat 0% 2.0 miles Windsor & Eton Central
Windsor & Eton Riverside
Windsor Castle
Taplow links To Arc 9 (S), and Arc 10 (N) Good Flat, Undulating 0% 1.8 miles Taplow
Twyford link To Crazies Hill and Spin-off 9 Good Flat, Undulating 40% 4.3 miles Twyford
Beaconsfield links To Arc 10, SW to Wooburn; NW to Penn Good Undulating 0% 2.8 miles Beaconsfield
Amersham Link To Arc 10 Good Undulating 5% 1.9 miles Amersham