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Taunton to Wellington Circular Cycle Route

England > Somerset > Taunton
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameTaunton to Wellington Circular
Distance : miles (km)16.83  (27.09)
Posted ByJ Sladden
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
Start LocationSCAT/ Castle School, off Wellington Road (A38)
End LocationSCAT/ Castle School, off Wellington Road (A38)
Cycle Steps
This is a mainly country road route, with cycle paths on busier roads.
From Castle School follow cycle route which goes through SCAT to Heron Drive. Turn left into Robin Close. Follow cycle path to lights which cross Silk Mills. Up Bishops Hull Hill bearing left at Church. Down Shutewater Hill. Go past electricity station. Continue to along this road until it ends just before Bradford on Tone. Turn right to the village. In village turn right at church. Cross River Tone then immediate left into country lane. Cross disused canal and rail crossing, through hamlet of East Nynehead to and up to end of the road. Turn left to go through village of Nynehead, down the Nynehead Hollow and turn left, under railway, turn right at A38 and go into Wellington as far as 1st lights where turn left into Waitrose, through supermarket car park, (bike park at side of Waitrose). Leave at rear of park, turn left into Scotts then right into Sylvan Road which become Piles Thorne Close and then turn left into Piles Thorne Road. Cross A38 to Ford Street. Under M5 and then left into Gerbestone Lane (beware-this narrow country lane is used as a cut through to M5 junction 26 by locals). Ignore left turn to M5 junction, take 2nd left up hill. Go straight over crossroad at Budgets cross. Continue along to Ruggin where this road ends after a steep hill. Turn left, down hill, just before M5 take right turn keeping M5 services on your left. Turn left at end of road. Continue on this road through hamlet of Dipford till you reach begining of Trull. Turn left into Comeytrowe Road (this narrow road with some blind corners can be busy).Turn right into Lloyds Close. join cycle path which follows stream called Galmington brook, cross Claremont Drive. After passing school turn left off cycle path to join Galmington Road where you turn right. Left into Hoveland crescent and right along cycle path towards Musgrove Hospital. Cross Parkfield Drive into Henley Road. At A38 follow cycle path to SCAT/Castle School
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
White Horse Inn at Bradford on Tone
Waitrose and other cafes in Wellington.
Kings Cycles in centre of Wellington

Near By Cycle Shops
Bicycle Chain
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