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Barons Court to Holloway Road Cycle Route



England > London > Hammersmith
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameBarons Court to Holloway Road
Distance : miles (km)8.37  (13.47)
Duration(hh:mm)00:48
Difficulty
Posted ByHelen
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
CountryEngland
Town/CityHammersmith
County/RegionLondon
Start LocationHammersmith
End LocationHolloway Road
Cycle Steps
This route uses TFL cycle routes, avoids Kensington High Street and Oxford Street and take in Hyde Park and Regents Park

Section 1: From Hammersmith head towards North End Road, pass Chelsea FC, take second left after West Brompton Station and head towards Gloucester Road. Take a left at the Holiday Inn and cross Talgarth. Cycle up to High St Ken and take a left to Hyde Park. Sharp left onto the cycle route (short sharp uphill here) through Hyde Park, past the lake and swans. Exit onto Exhibition Road and take left up and over the Serpentine, look to the left for sparkling water and swimmers. At the top of the park take a left, and then a left up to Albion Road.

Section 2: Cross Bayswater Road and up towards Edgware. Turn left then right and cross straight into George Street, parallel to Oxford St. Catch sight of Marble Arch on the right. Weave up, left and right towards Marylebone High St. Left towards Marylebone Road. Left then right into Regent's Park inner circle for a view of the roses as you cycle round clockwise. Take next main turn right, downhill, watch out for runners on the zebre crossing, then left for gradual incline towards the final third of the route.

Section 3: Turn right at the traffic lights, lots of traffic. Follow road round, straight on and downhill towards Camden High St. Straight over and up past Camden High st overland station. Under the bridge and attempt the next right. Otherwise take a left when you can to get onto the cycle route parallel to Camden Road. Uphill all the way on the back streets. Use your gears! Crest the hill, then straight on take a left back onto Camden Road and turn right and downhill, past Holloway Prison. You're there!
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