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Cambridge to Shingay and Fowlmere Loop Cycle Route



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Cycle Route Details
Route NameCambridge to Shingay and Fowlmere Loop
Distance : miles (km)34.79  (55.99)
Duration(hh:mm)03:24
Difficulty
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Cycle Route Location
CountryEngland
Town/CityCambridge
County/RegionCambridgeshire
Start LocationTrumpington Road (A1134)
End LocationTrumpington Road (A1134)
Cycle Steps
This is a road route, on a mix of A, B and country roads, that has no hills and is mostly nice and quiet.
The route heads out on the A1134, past the University Botanic Gardens and follows the road as it bends sharp left and on till the A603 roundabout.
Go left at the roundabout onto the A603 and follow this under the M11 and on to Wimpole.
At Wimpole, go across the roundabout and onto the B1042. Take the first left turn off after the roundabout and the next right turn towards Shingay.
At Shingay go left and head to Bassingbourn. Here go left to the A1198, where you take a right and left into Chestnut Lane.
Follow this up past Meldreth and on to Shepreth. Here you turn right and right again onto Fowlmere Road, and follow this across the A10 and on to Fowlmere.
At Fowlmere, turn left onto the B1368 and follow this to Newton. Here you turn right, off the B1368, onto Whittlesford Road. Follow this back across the M11, but just before Whittleford, take a left into Shelford Road, and follow this to Little Shelford.
Turn right onto Bridge Lane, heading for Great Shelford, go across the river and on until the A1301 junction. Turn left onto the A130, go through Great Shelford and on until the A1309 junction in Trumpington.
Turn right onto the A1309, go through Trumpington and back to the start point on the A1134.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
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Your comments?
posted by:Ken HamiltonRating : difficult :
No hills? There is a steep climb from the Wheatsheaf pub near Gt Eversden to the Mare way ridge above Wimpole, and a short but fast descent past Orwell to Wimpole village. Too much A-road for my liking really. And the A603 goes OVER the M11, not under.


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