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|Cycle Route Details|
|Route Name||Maidstone Loose Village Circular|
|Distance : miles (km)||25.98 (41.81)|
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|This route starts and finishes in the village of Loose near Maidstone, Kent.
Start from the village pub and go past the church on your right,turn left up a brief incline and then right, at the bottom of the little hill turn left and proceed up the rooad to the end ,about a mile,at the T junction turn left again and go up the hill ,across the cross roads and take the second right .
Follow this road to the top of Hunton hill and turn left. At the bottom of the hill take the left turn and follow this road follow this road for about 5 miles before turning right at a sign post for Collier Street.This wil take tou through to Yalding. Go right over the bridge and then left at the War memorial.
There is also a fantastic Tea room at this junction worth a stop and a cup of tea and a cake.
When refreshed go up the kenward Road to Waterinbury station,turn right and proceed up a steadt rise for about 2 miles, going straight over at the cross road.Follow this road into east.
Malling and at the A20 turn left and then first right towards Leybourne lakes.At the bottom of the road turn right and follow this to a round about and turn right back up the hill to the A20.
At the top of the road turn left and proceed down the A20, Untill yo see sign post for Hermitage Lane, Maidstone Hospital. Go right and follow this road up the hill past the hospital and keep going straight on .
You will drop down a step hill past a train station and over a single file bridge ,go up the step hill to the junction and at go straight over and then immediately left. follow this road to the top and go straight over. At the next T junction turn left and then at the next junction turn right.. This will take you back to Loose village
|Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?|
|Fantastic views, great old houses, lots of good roads. Halfords is near the junction with Hermitage Lane