Winchester off road cycle trail
Distance: 26 miles, 17 of which are off road
Start: Cheesefoot Head car park on the A272, two miles east of Winchester. Grid Ref 529 277.
A demanding and dramatic trail following part of the 'South Downs Way', dropping into Winchester and continuing north out to Micheldever Wood.The climb to Twyford Down is particularly rewarding with its panoramic views of Itchen Valley and St Catherine's Hill. Gentler sections make up some of the return leg.
Places of Interest
The historic city of Winchester, once the capital of England, has many interesting places to visit, including the magnificent Cathedral, the Great Hall and the beautiful Water Meadows.