Category Archives: Rides around Saffron Walden

Cycle Ride: Duxford Loop

Difficulty: Easy Distance: 19 miles Terrain: Road Average time to complete: 1.5 hours Pub en route: The Red Lion, Hinxton Uploaded by: Access Walden Description: A pleasant road route taking you through Duxford, over the Whittlesford Parkway Footbridge, then onto the A1301 cycle path before ducking … Continue reading

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Cycle Ride: 19 mile loop on some quiet Essex road.

Difficulty: Easy Distance: 19 miles Terrain: Road Average time to complete: 1 to 1.5 hours Pub en route: About 3, including The Beautiful Ugley Chequers Uploaded by: Access Walden Description: This a is a straight forward road ride with no surprises but takes in … Continue reading

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Cycle Ride: A fantastic, quiet, 16 Mile loop with some fun off-road.

Difficulty: Average Distance: 16 miles Terrain: Road/Bridleway (can be very muddy and overgrown) Average time to complete: 1 hour 45mins Pub en route: Yes, a few, try Rose & Crown, Ashdon (just re-opened May 2014) Uploaded by: Access Walden Description: Whether clockwise, or anti-clockwise, … Continue reading

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Cycle Ride: 22.5 mile loop to Barley and back, some off-road.

Difficulty: Average Distance: 22.5 miles Terrain: Road/Bridleway Average time to complete: 1.5-2hrs Pub en route: Yes Uploaded by: Access Walden Description: A great Saturday or Sunday morning ride following some very quiet roads and some bridleway on the borders of North Herts, North Essex and … Continue reading

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Cycle Ride: Easy 7.5 mile loop – SW to Carver Barracks and Back

Difficulty: Easy Distance: 7.68 miles Terrain: Road Average time to complete: 30 to 40 minutes Description: A quick ride starting with a small climb out of town up Thaxted Road, right onto Elder Street, past Carver Barracks, right up Debden Road, … Continue reading

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