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Long Martson Road Climb Cycle Route

England > Hertfordshire > Long Marston
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameLong Martson Road Climb
Distance : miles (km)21.55  (34.68)
Posted ByG Peter
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Cycle Route Location
Town/CityLong Marston
Start LocationLower Icknield Way, Long Marston
End LocationLong Marston
Cycle Steps
This route has three significant climbs, the first takes you past Ivinghoe beacon and lasts for two miles. From here it remains level before the descent from Ringshall to Dagnal. Leaving Dagnall is a steady climb on a quiet lane. After a short flat area at the top its downhill again towards Little Gaddesden. But be warned, once across the main road at the bottom, it's onto the final climb. Once at the top you're on fairly level ground again, through the Ashridge Estate. The quaint village of Aldbury is accessed down a very fast section, but beware of the final bend. Once out of Aldbury, it's a short trip to the Grand Union Canal for the final stretch back to Long Marston
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
The White lion Long Marston (start and finish point)
Bridgewater Arms Little Gaddesdon
The Greyhound or Valiant Trooper Aldbury

Your comments?
posted by:Chris C-WRating : difficult :
Followed this route this morning. a great route with a good mixture of climbs. none of it is two difficult but you can build up a good sweat on the way up the beacon road. the fast descent into Aldbury was great fun. i think this could become part of one of my regular routes.

posted by:ClareRating : difficult :
Really nice ride round the countryside. Will def do this one again. I've given it a 7 for difficulty but I expect more experienced cyclists than me wouldn't think it was so hard.

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