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Corby, Welland Valley and Uppingham Loop Cycle Route

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Cycle Route Details
Route NameCorby, Welland Valley and Uppingham Loop
Distance : miles (km)22.51  (36.23)
Posted Byrobbierunciman
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Cycle Route Location
Start LocationCottingham Road
End LocationCottingham Road
Cycle Steps
Exit corby through the Earlstrees industrial estate to Gretton, continue to Harringworth, turn left in the latter and head to Seaton. Through Seaton toward Uppingham. from Uppingham take the B road toward Market Harborough, after Kings Hill turn left for Eyebrook Reservoir, follow the western shore and bear off for Great Easton, In Gt Easton village bear right for Bringhurst, turn left through Bringhurst to Middleton and thence back to Corby. Undulating route with some short steep climbs (Cottingham, Seaton and Uppingham)
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Major landmark is the Welland Valley Viaduct between Harringworth and Seaton. Eyebrook Reservoir is a good birdwatching spot.

Near By Cycle Shops
Richardsons Cycles
Cycling Clubs located in this region
A5 Rangers Cycling Club
Your comments?
posted by:Dave LawsonRating : difficult :
Having recently taken up cycling (6 months) I was looking for something a little more challenging. This route is ideal. Lovely scenery, once you get out of Corby, and tough enough to get you working hard. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

posted by:LPTHIRTEENRating : difficult :
Tried this yesterday, real nice ride brilliant view. couple of testing climbs.

My first ride of ten miles will defo do again

Dont take a wrong turning into Rockingham, as I did, or else you'll be faced with ten mins of hard climbing up Rocky Hill.

posted by:TargaRating : difficult :
I do this route from Uppingham, preferring to cut straight from Cottingham to Gretton since I don't like Corby much. Its a great route with a wide variety of gradients. To cut it short for a 40-50 minute ride you can cut through Great Easton-Caldecott-Lyddington, but be warned that the climb from Lyddington to Seaton road is some serious gradient.

posted by:GLRating : difficult :
Terrible comment Targa, thank goodness we don''t have numpties like you in our Town, best you keep to inbreed communities like uppingspam

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