Ride: outskirts of Warwick

Destination - 'Saxon Mill' pub

Distance 24 miles

 

Out:

R out of Vista to Kenilworth road
R along Kenilworth road to Coat of Arms bridge road
R into Green lane and walk through under pass
Cont. along Green Lane to 10 yards from end
R into Kings Hill and continue 1m to end
L upto and over A46 cont. 1m into Stoneleigh.
Turn R over bridge and imm. str. on (Left)
Cont. str. on 2m over staggered X roads to little rdbt turn R
Cont. 2m to 3rd rdbt (take great care) turn R
Cont. to 1st rdbt turn L to crossroads & (bikes only) straight on to R turn
(Cars turn L at X roads and R at first rdbt to re-join)
1st left Hill Wootton – 1 mile turn L at X roads
At rdbt 1st exit –Warwick – 300 yds on L is Saxon Mill.

 

Return:

R out of Saxon Mill to Rdbt
1st exit (care) to Leek Wootton and straight on 2 miles - Kenilworth
At Rdbt 2nd exit and follow to T junction (care on final down hill)
R then imm. L to T junction with Kenilworth road.
R then 3 miles to L into Earlsdon Ave South and home of Vista

 

Alternate Return:

R out of Saxon Mill to Rdbt
1st exit (care) to Leek Wootton and straight on 2 miles - Kenilworth
At Rdbt 2nd exit and follow to T junction (care on final down hill)
R then imm. L to T junction with Kenilworth road.
L then right in 150 yds to Crackley wood
Meander 2.5 miles to T junct. Opposite Cable and Wireless college turn R
Over 1st rdbt, turn left at 2nd and straight on at 3rd to A45
Over A45 rdbt (care) straight on to level crossing and 2nd exit at 1st rdbt.
At 2nd rdbt turn right over railway bridge and R and next small rdbt.
3rd left into Earlsdon high street 
R at rdbt into Earlsdon Ave South and home of Vista

 

Notes

Couple of short sharp hills. 1st mile & last 3 miles are main road, otherwise country lanes. Return route described is the ‘quick get me home route’ to resolve emergency or lighting up problems. Back-up car does slight detour (in italics)

Pub comments: Nowhere to leave bikes. Car park busyl. Outside tables busy.

Key

Str on = Straight on; L = Left; R = Right; rdbt = roundabout; cont. = continue
X roads = Cross Roads; Imm = Immediately

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