Northampton to Farthinghoe Loop Cycle Route

Cycle Route Details
Route NameNorthampton to Farthinghoe Loop
Cycle Route Location
Start LocationWellingborough Road (A4500)
End LocationWellingborough Road (A4500)
Cycle Steps
1. This is a great route for general touring the Northants/Oxon/Bucks country villiages and its virtualy traffic free country lanes with no major climbs. The route does have a bit of a climb when you reach Weebon Beck and head torwards Farthingstone. Once you are past Farthingstone there are mainly slight gradients and easy rolling roads. NB:Junctions to take care on 1) Crossing over A45 at Flore 2)Turning Right on to the A5 at Stowe Hill 3)The round about on the A43 at the Charlton/Evenley Junction 4)Turning right off the A5 at the Shutlanger/Stoke Bruerne Junction 5) crossing A508 at Aston/Stoke Bruerne junction. 6) the Bedford Rd roundabout (traffic light controlled ,but there's an cycle path alternative)
Landmarks/Sites to see?
The Lone Spire just outside Brington Connons Ashby Ruins The Greene at Evenley Stowe Gardens (just off route) The Canal Musseume at Stoke Bruerne (refeshments&toilets) Mens Own RFC at Ashton Salcey Forrest (Refreshments&toilets) Most probably the Nearest bike shops on route would be at Buckingham or Newport Pagnell.