Cycling in the Vale

The Vale of White Horse is ideal for exploring on your bicycle with a variety of routes. Here's maps and information to help you get the most out of cycling in the area.

National Cycle Network

The Hanson Way runs from Reading through Didcot, Abingdon and Oxford on its route to Birmingham and on to Chester and the North Wales Coast.

The Didcot to Wantage and The Ridgeway is an 11 mile route on quiet roads, byways and purpose-built paths from Wantage to Didcot via the Icknield Way with links to The Ridgeway National Trail and the Berkshire Downs. For further information, see downloads section of this page or visit the Sustrans website This link will take you to an external website... .

The Ridgeway National Trail

Britain's oldest road covering a total distance of 85 miles, 137 km from Overton Hill to Ivinghoe Beacon. A long distance trail, much of which follows the ancient chalk ridge used by prehistoric man. The Vale of White Horse section of the Ridgeway is steeped in history with Iron Age forts and Bronze Age burial chambers. For more information on National Trails This link will take you to an external website... call 01865 810224.

Abingdon Cycle Map

This guide shows the cycle routes around Abingdon - ask Abingdon Town Council for a copy (phone 01235 522642).

Last reviewed: 28 - 06 - 2016

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