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|Cycle Route Details|
|Route Name||Horsham to Southwater|
|Distance : miles (km)||20.28 (32.64)|
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|Journey starts from Horsham and loops round back to the start.
Mixture of off and on road.
Start off from Tesco Express in Horsham and head over to Warnham by heading down Parsonage Rd, over the mini roundabout, then over the level crossing to the next mini roundabout.
Left down Wimblehurst Rd to the traffic lights.
Zig-zag across to West Parade down the side of the Smith & Western.
At the end of the road turn right and immediately left down Kempshott Rd/ Spencers Pl.
At the end of the road turn right and look out for the blue Bicycle sign on the left. Follow the path over the golf course.
Once at the road turn right and follow to the end. You will go under the A24 and join Robin Hood Ln.
Turn left onto Robin Hood Ln and follow to the end of the road.
Turn left onto Broadbridge Heath Rd.
At the end of the road turn left and then 1st right onto Church Rd.
On the bend of Church Rd joining Thelton Ave follow the footpath down to the A264.
The footpath used to continue on the other side of the A264 but closed due to the construction site.
Alternate route is to follow the A264 (turn right) to the Five Oaks roundabout. Take the 1st exit onto Five Oaks Rd and take the 2nd exit on the next roundabout and cycle past Newbridge Nurseries Garden Centre.
Follow the road round and turn left into Wellcross Grange opposite the Toyota garage.
Go through the little gate and follow the footpath down to the little airfield. Cross the grass runway to the next gate and head down past the hanger and follow the edge of the field round to the bridleway.
Turn right onto the bridleway and follow it all the way onto a little road. Follow the road to the end and turn left onto Weston's Hill.
Take the next left onto Christ's Hospital Rd, up and over the railway line and take your 1st right on the triangle to join the Ave.
Follow the sign for Downs Link Bridleway.
Follow all the way to Southwater and maybe stop at the Bax Castle for a drink!
Once in Southwater continue following the Downs Link.
Go under the A24 and continue to follow the Downs Link until you reach Bar Ln/ Copsale Rd.
Turn left and take your 1st left onto Broadwater Ln.
Take the next left onto Polecat Ln and follow all the way to the end of the road and turn right onto Reeds Ln.
At the end of the road turn right onto Coltstaple Ln.
At Lovers Ln you have the option to take it for a short ride or continue along Coltstaple Ln to add about another 5 miles to your ride.
Follow Coltstaple Ln which will turn into a sharp steep right which then becomes Broadwater Ln.
Follow the road and at the end of the road turn right onto Bar Ln.
Turn right onto the Downs Link to Southwater.
When in Southwater turn right onto Station Rd and follow all the way up over 2 roundabouts and turn right onto Southwater St.
Follow the road which goes over the A24 and then becomes Coltstaple Ln.
Follow and then turn left onto Lovers Ln which will be sign posted to Horsham.
Follow Lovers Ln to the end onto a Bridleway. Follow all the way into the woods and at the fork, fork right.
Go over the stream and follow the bridleway round to the left, pass some farm buildings and follow the bridleway all the way to the barrier.
Turn right onto Queensway up to the A281 Brighton Rd.
Turn right then 1st left up New St.
At the end of the road turn left then immediately right onto Barrington Rd.
At the end of the road, cross the road and join the path/ cycle way up past The Salvation Army onto Booth Way.
Go round the roundabout and take the 3rd exit up Kings Rd which will take you to the Tesco Express roundabout.
|Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?|
Smith & Western Pub/ Restaurant.
Rockwood Golf Club.
Broadbridge Heath Post Office,One Stop Shop & St Johns Church.
Newbridge Nurseries & Garden Centre.
Christ's Hospital Chapel & School.
Bax Castle Pub.
Southwater - Lintot Square Pub.
Southwater Country Park Lake.
The Salvation Army.
|Cycling Clubs located in this region|
|CTC Horsham and Crawley|