21 carefully researched routes through the beautiful rural landscapes of:
Hereford & Warwickshire
BikeMaps Comment: this guide was published in 2000; so the photos are showing their age, however it offers many great routes and shows that there is plenty of mountain biking fun and challenging rides just a short trip from Birmingham. At such a low price it offers very good value.
Published: 2000. Ernest Press. Author: Dave Taylor
168 Pages. Book Size: A5
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1. Cannock Chase East Route
Distance: 24km. Grade: Moderate
Hills and Valleys. Good forestry tracks
22km off road, 2km on road.
2. Cannock Chase West Route
Distance: 20km. Grade: Easy
Some hills. Excellent Forest Tracks.
15km off road, 5km on road
3. Ashley Heath Route
Distance: 21km. Grade: Easy/Mod
A bit hilly in places. Good forestry tracks with reasonable field bridleways.
Off road 21km, on road 9km.
4. Wellesbourne Route
Distance: 29km. Grade: Mod/Difficult
Parkland, fields and woods. Gravel and grass tracks. may be muddy in woods.
Off road 13km, on road 16km.
5. Henley-in-Arden Route
Distance: 19km. Grade: Easy
Gentle hills. Gravel tracks, soft woodland bridleways.
10km off road, 9km on road.
6. Alcester Route
Distance: 28km. Grade: Mod/Difficult
Some little hills. Good grassy tracks and muddy lanes.
16km off road, 12km on road.
7. Chipping Campden & Hidcote Route
Distance: 27km. Grade: Difficult
Hilly. Good well drained grass/pebble tracks.
15km off road, 12km on road.
8. Broadway Route
Distance: 27km. Grade: Difficult
Hilly. Parkland, fields, woodland tracks and hard pack.
13km off road, 14km on road.
9. Bredon and Dumbleton Route
Distance: 30km. Grade: Very Difficult
Hilly. Mostly good gravel tracks.
18km off road, 12km on road
10. Suckley Hills Route
Distance: 24km. Grade: Difficult
Lots of ups and downs. Many excellent stony/rocky trails with some soft woodland tracks.
14km off road, 10km on road.
11. Kinver and beyond!
Distance: 26km. Grade: Difficult
Hilly. Generally firm bridleways and tracks.
14km off road, 12km on road.
12. Wyre Forest Route
Distance: 25km. Grade: Moderate
Hilly. Good forestry tracks.
19km off road, 6km on road.
13. Severn Valley Route
Distance: 27km. Grade: Moderate
Some hills. Excellent gravel tracks with some soft but tricky bridleways.
14km off road, 13km on road.
14. Wenlock Edge Route
Distance: 36km. Grade: Very Difficult
Hills. Firm gravel through to very soft woodland trails.
24km off road, 12km on road.
15. Hope Bowlder Route
Distance: 20km. Grade: Moderate with tricky sections.
Hilly. Grass and stonytracks.
11km off road, 9km on road.
16. Long Mynd - the quiet way
Distance: 23km. Grade: Difficult
A big hill! Moorland tracks, grassy and rocky.
13km off road, 10km on road.
17. Long Mynd and the Stiperstones Route
Distance: 42km. Grade: Very Difficult
Lots of hills. Excellent firm gravel tracks and disused lanes.
22km off road, 20km on road.
18. Ludlow Route
Distance: 31km. Grade: Very Difficult
Hilly. Mostly forest tracks, some field bridleways.
24km off road, 7km on road.
19. Hopton Castle Route
Distance: 35km. Grade: Very Difficult
Very hilly, wooded. Mostly forest tracks and green lanes.
22km off road, 13km on road.
20. Clun & Bury Ditches
Distance: 30km. Grade: Difficult
Hills. Forest tracks, grassy trails.
15km off road. 15km on road.
21. Clun & Offa's Dyke Route
Distance: 19km. Grade: Moderate
Hills. Gravel and rocky trails.
12km off road, 7km on road.
22. West Midlands Bike Route
Distance: about 120km! Grade: Very Very Difficult
Flat bits and hilly bits on all kinds of surfaces!
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