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South Midlands Cycle Route

South Midlands Cycle Route

178 mi
9.9 mph
4,650 ft
4,600 ft
Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Includes segments in which cycling is not permitted

You may need to dismount and push your bike.

0.31 mi in total

Includes a segment with temporary access restrictions

Check ahead to confirm restricted segments are open to the public.

169 yd in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
21.2 mi

Swarkstone Lock

Bike Touring Highlight

21.2 mi

Trent & Mersey canal towpath

Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

74.0 mi

Saddington Reservoir

Bike Touring Highlight

118 mi

Ouse Valley Park

Bike Touring Highlight

176 mi

Oxford Canal

Bike Touring Highlight

177 mi

Pitt Rivers Museum

Bike Touring Highlight

178 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Singletrack: 13.6 mi
Path: 4.95 mi
Cycleway: 77.7 mi
Street: 12.6 mi
Road: 68.2 mi
State Road: 0.89 mi


Unpaved: 14.7 mi
Compacted Gravel: 12.3 mi
Cobblestones: 295 yd
Paved: 73.7 mi
Asphalt: 71.9 mi
Unknown: 5.37 mi

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Amy planned a bike ride.

December 22, 2021


  • Amy

    With leafy canals, far-reaching history and vibrant cities, the South Midlands is a wonderful place to cycle. This is the full Tour of the South Midlands Cycle Route from Nottingham to Oxford.


    For a more detailed day-by-day itinerary, check out: komoot.com/collection/961464

    December 22, 2021

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