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CTC Cambridge

Route library

Units  
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Cambridge North to Waterbeach and Rampton
18 miles 29 km
Start: Cambridge North Station
Out on the Cam towpath to Waterbeach, then Landbeach and Rampton. Then back along the busway cyclepath.
Newmarket Road P&R to Reach
19 miles 31 km
Start: Newmarket Road P&R
Ride out to Reach via Bottisham and back via Anglesey Abbey. The best bits of the famous Reach Ride.
Sawston and Haslingfield
20 miles 32 km
Start: Brookside
Out on southern busway following NCN11 to Sawston. Along the cyclepath to Whittlesford and then backroads to Newton. Return via Harston and Haslingfield.
Toft and Haslingfield
20 miles 32 km
Start: Brookside
Out via Coton path to Hardwick, down to Toft and return via Kingston, Eversdens and Haslingfield.
Shepreth circuit.
21 miles 34 km
Start: Brookside
Out via Haslingfield and Chapel Hill. Back via Thriplow and Shelford.
Earith and Willingham loop
24 miles 39 km
Start: St Ives Park and Ride (the Busway)
A loop to the east of St Ives via Earith and Swavesey.
Cambridge Circular with no hills
26 miles 42 km
Start: Fen Ditton, Village sign
Anti-clockwise ride around Cambridge on cycle paths and quiet roads - an alternative route avoiding the hills
Newmarket Road P&R to Wicken
28 miles 45 km
Start: Newmarket Road P&R
Ride out to Wicken Fen via Burwell and back via Upware. A slightly longer version of the Reach ride.
Wimpole
28 miles 45 km
Start: Brookside
Out via Toft and old Wimpole Road. Return via Barrington and Chapel Hill.
Earith and Wistow loop
28 miles 45 km
Start: St Ives Park and Ride (the Busway)
A short loop to the north of St Ives.
Duxford via Elmdon
29 miles 47 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
Anticlockside loop to Thriplow, Elmdon and back via Duxford
Duxford via Royston Lane
29 miles 47 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
An anticlockwise loop through Thriplow and Chrishall Grange, then Royston Lane to Ickleton and Duxford.
Six Mile Bottom, Balsham, Babraham
30 miles 48 km
Start: Brookside
A short clockwise loop to the east of Cambridge, used for evening rides to the pub in Babraham.
Coploe Hill, Royston Lane, Barrington
31 miles 50 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
A short clockwise loop to the south of Cambridge, used for evening rides to Barrington.
Six Mile Bottom, Dullingham, Lode
31 miles 50 km
Start: Brookside
An anticlockwise loop to the east. Over the Gogs, Wilbrahams, Six Mile Bottom, Dullingham, Swaffham Bulbeck
Bury and Somersham loop
31 miles 50 km
Start: St Ives Park and Ride (the Busway)
Hunts
A loop north and west of St Ives heading out via Huntingdon.
Cambridge Circular via Fulbourn
32 miles 51 km
Start: Madingley Road P&R
Anticlockwise ride around Cambridge on cycle paths and quiet roads.
Houghton Mill via the busway
33 miles 53 km
Start: Cambridge North Station
Hunts
Out and back along the northern busway to St Ives.
Six Mile Bottom, Carlton, Balsham
33 miles 53 km
Start: Brookside
A clockwise loop to the east: Over the Gogs, Wilbrahams, Six Mile Bottom, Carlton, Balsham
Duxford, Gt Chishill, Shepreth
33 miles 53 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
A clockwise loop to the south: Duxford, Chrishall Grange, Great Chishill, Fowlmere, Shepreth, Chapel Hill
Swavesey cycle bridge and Knapwell
34 miles 55 km
Start: Brookside
A short western loop to visit the new A14 cycle bridge at Swavesey.
St Neots loop
36 miles 58 km
Start: St Ives Park and Ride (the Busway)
Hunts
A loop south-west of St Ives out to St Neots and returning via Great Gransden.
Gamlingay loop
36 miles 58 km
Start: St Ives Park and Ride (the Busway)
Hunts
A clockwise loop south of St Ives to Gamlingay.
Hemingford Abbots
37 miles 60 km
Start: Brookside
Hunts
An almost traffic-free ride along the busway to Houghton, Hemingford Abbots and back
Waresley
38 miles 61 km
Start: Brookside
Out via Chapel Hill, Wimpole Hall and Hatley. Back via Gransden, Bourn and Coton path.
Saffron Walden via Littlebury
38 miles 61 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
Out via Thriplow, Royston Lane and Littlebury. Return via Coploe Hill, Whittlesford and Shelford
Balsham and Dullingham via Carlton
38 miles 61 km
Start: Brookside
A shorter eastern circuit visiting Balsham and the back roads through Carlton.
Cambridge semi-circular (western half)
40 miles 64 km
Start: Brookside
This is a semicircular route to the west of Cambridge.
Steeple Bumpstead and Sturmer
40 miles 64 km
Start: Babraham Road Park and Ride
Essex Suffolk
An anticlockwise circuit to the south east of Cambridge.
Langley and Clavering
41 miles 66 km
Start: Great Shelford, Square and Compasses
Essex
A southerly loop from Great Shelford on mostly quiet lanes.
Saffron Walden via Linton and Bartlow
42 miles 68 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
This route follows NCN 11 to Sawston, then Babraham and over the footbridge to Little Abington. Return via Coploe Hill, Ickleton and Shelford.
Graveley circuit
42 miles 68 km
Start: Brookside
Hunts
Anti-clockwise loop west of Cambridge. An alternative to the Cambridge semi-circular route.
Ashwell via Wimpole
43 miles 69 km
Start: Brookside
Beds Herts
An anticlockwise loop to Ashwell, out via Chapel Hill and Wimpole Hall, return via Bassingbourn, Shepreth and the A10 cycleway.
Gamlingay and Bassingbourn
44 miles 71 km
Start: Brookside
A classic route to Gamlingay via Bourn and Great Gransden. Return via the Hatleys, Wendy, and Bassingbourn.
Meesden and Langley
45 miles 72 km
Start: Brookside
Herts
A classic circuit that heads out via Great Chishill and back via Coploe Hill.
Langley, Newport and Saffron Walden
45 miles 72 km
Start: Great Shelford, Square and Compasses
Essex
A southerly loop to Newport via Fowlmere and Langley. Return along the valley through Great Chesterford, Ickleton and Whittlesford.
Castle Camps and Dullingham
46 miles 74 km
Start: Brookside
An interesting route that takes in some of the less used minor roads between Castle Camps and Horseheath.
Gamlingay and Ashwell
46 miles 74 km
Start: Brookside
Beds Herts
A simple circuit that can be ridden in either direction - and with just one climb over Chapel Hill.
Ashdon and the Camps
47 miles 76 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
Out via Coploe Hill and Saffron Walden. Back via Horseheath and Balsham.
Stickling Green and Great Chishill
47 miles 76 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
Leave Cambridge on NCN 11 to climb Coploe Hill and explore the quiet lanes around Duddenhoe End and Langley. Return via Great Chishill, Fowlmere, and Hauxton.
Meesden and Clavering
47 miles 76 km
Start: Brookside
Herts
A nice variation on the Meesden and Langley route visiting Clavering and Arkesden.
Potton and Steeple Morden
48 miles 77 km
Start: Brookside
Beds
Out via Chapel Hill, Wimpole and Gamlingay. Return via Wrestlingworth, Mordens, Melbourn and Thriplow.
Stradishall circuit via Fulbourn
48 miles 77 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk
Out via Fulbourn, SixMileBottom, Brinkley and Thurlow. Return via Kirtling, Dullingham and Swaffham Bulbeck.
Ely circuit clockwise via Wicken
48 miles 77 km
Start: Brookside
A clockwise route to Ely heading out via Cottenham and Coveney and returning via Wicken and the Lodes Way.
Ely circuit clockwise via Upware
48 miles 77 km
Start: Brookside
A clockwise route to Ely heading out via Cottenham and Coveney and returning via Upware.
Moulton and Chippenham
49 miles 79 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk
Anticlockwise loop around Newmarket. Head out via Six-mile bottom and Dullingham and return via Reach and Quy.
Ely circuit anticlockwise
50 miles 80 km
Start: Brookside
A classic ride out to Ely via Wicken and Barway, returning via Wilburton and Twenty Pence Road.
Stradishall circuit via Sawston
50 miles 80 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk
An alternative version of "Stradishall circuit via Fulbourn" that heads out via Sawston and takes a different loop at the eastern end around Cowlinge.
Saffron Walden via Dullingham
50 miles 80 km
Start: Brookside
A circuit to Saffron Walden via Dullingham, Bartlow and Ashdon and returning over Coploe Hill.
Kedington and The Bumpsteads
50 miles 80 km
Start: Brookside
Essex Suffolk
A route that circles around Haverhill mostly on quiet roads.
Graveley and Gamlingay
50 miles 80 km
Start: Brookside
Anti-clockwise loop west of Cambridge. A longer alternative to the Graveley circuit.
Ashwell via Wendy
50 miles 80 km
Start: Brookside
Herts
An alternative route to Ashwell via Wimpole that diverts through Wendy. The diversion bypasses most of the B-road but adds a few extra miles.
Radwinter and Arkesden
50 miles 80 km
Start: Brookside
Essex New
A varied circuit around Saffron Walden.
Houghton via Waresley and Abbotsley
54 miles 87 km
Start: Brookside
A longer route to Houghton via the Gransdens, Waresley and Abbotsley, with an easy return down the busway.
Stradishall and Ousden
54 miles 87 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk
A variation of the Stradishall circuit via Sawston that takes a longer loop after Stradishall to visit Ousden.
Ashwell via Reed
55 miles 89 km
Start: Brookside
Herts
A clockwise loop to Ashwell via Great Chishill and Reed, returning via Littlington, Bassingbourn and Melbourn.
Cambridge outer circular
56 miles 90 km
Start: Babraham Road Park and Ride
Clockwise ride around Cambridge at a 5-10 mile radius.
Furneaux Pelham and Rickling Green
56 miles 90 km
Start: Brookside
Essex Herts
A longer version of the Meesden and Langley circuit. This route takes an extended southern loop via Furneaux Pelham and Manuden.
Clavering and Buntingford
56 miles 90 km
Start: Brookside
Herts Essex
This route follows NCN 11 to Clavering then minor roads to Buntingford.
Ashdon via Dullingham
57 miles 92 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
A longer loop to Ashdon leaving Cambridge via Fen Ditton and Quy before climbing to Dullingham and turning south. Return is via Saffron Walden and over Coploe Hill.
Clare via Linton, Bumpsteads and Ridgewell
60 miles 97 km
Start: Brookside
Essex Suffolk
A classic route to Clare via Linton and the Bumpsteads mostly avoiding main roads.
Stradishall and Barrow
60 miles 97 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk
A longer loop to the east of Cambridge. Follows a lovely section of NCN51 between Barrow and Moulton.
Great Bardfield and Saffron Walden
60 miles 97 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
A quiet route to Finchingfield via Linton and Castle Camps, returning via Thaxted and Debden.
Sturmer and Thaxted
61 miles 98 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
Heads out via Fulbourn and Balsham and then loops through Sturmer to visit Thaxted. Returns via Saffron Walden and Coploe Hill.
Old Warden and Clifton via Gamlingay
61 miles 98 km
Start: Brookside
Beds
A classic route into Bedfordshire passing Old Warden en route to Clifton and Henlow. Returns via Langford and Ashwell.
Ashwell and Willington
64 miles 103 km
Start: Brookside
Herts Beds
Heads west from Ashwell over the A1 to Henlow before heading north to Cardington and Willington. Returns along NCN51 to Sandy and back via Gamlingay.
Manuden and Great Munden
67 miles 108 km
Start: Brookside
Essex Herts
This route heads south on NCN11 through Arkesden, Rickling Green, and Manuden, before turning west for Braughing, Puckeridge and Great Munden. Return via Westmill, Buntingford, Nuthampstead, and Great Chishill.
Great Munden, Cromer, and Ashwell
68 miles 109 km
Start: Brookside
Herts
This route heads south-west from Cambridge on quiet lanes to Buntingford, Westmill, and Great Munden then turns north-west for Ashwell.
St Neots and Kimbolton
69 miles 111 km
Start: Brookside
Beds
Takes a direct route to St Neots to have time for a longer loop in Bedfordshire.
Sandy and Thurleigh via Salph End
69 miles 111 km
Start: Brookside
Beds
Climbs Chapel Hill and Hatley Hill on the way out. Crosses the A1 at Sandy, loops into Bedfordshire and returns via St Neots.
Newport and Great Saling
69 miles 111 km
Start: Brookside
Essex
A classic summer route into the heart of Essex visiting the airfield at Great Saling.
West Stow and Wicken
70 miles 113 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk
A varied ride into Suffolk that dips into the edge of the sandy Breckland forest.
Stradishall and Hawstead
72 miles 116 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk
A direct route out of Cambridge via Six Mile Bottom and Brinkley to enjoy the quiet Suffolk lanes.
Ely, Welney and Wicken
76 miles 122 km
Start: Brookside
New
A classic all-day summer ride into the Fens to visit Welney.
Finchingfield, High Easter and Ashdon
85 miles 137 km
Start: Brookside
Essex New
A classic all-day summer route that heads deep into Essex to visit High Easter.
Perry, Harrold and St Neots
86 miles 138 km
Start: Brookside
Beds New
A classic all-day summer ride into Bedfordshire to visit Harrold-Odell country park.
Stradishall, Lavenham, and Ashdon
88 miles 142 km
Start: Brookside
Suffolk Essex New
A classic all-day summer ride into Suffolk to visit the picturesque village of Lavenham.
Langford, Whitwell and Braughing
89 miles 143 km
Start: Brookside
Herts Beds New
A classic all-day summer ride into the Chilterns to visit Whitwell.
Wimbish, Hatfield Broad Oak and Braughing
90 miles 145 km
Start: Brookside
Essex Herts New
A classic all-day summer ride that takes a clockwise loop around Stansted airport to visit Hatfield.
St Neots, Oundle and Houghton
93 miles 150 km
Start: Brookside
Northants Beds New
A classic all-day summer ride into Northamptonshire to visit Oundle.