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|Cycle Route Details|
|Route Name||Wirsworth Circular via Belper|
|Distance : miles (km)||24.2 (38.95)|
|Posted By||M Boulton|
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|Start in Wirksworth market place and head up hill past the Black's Head pub.
After 400 yds take right hand fork
Continue up hill to t-junction, turn right then immediately left after 50yds
Follow road all the way to next t-junction
Turn left towards Brassington
Continue through Brassington until next t-junction on Wirksworth-Ashbourne road
Turn right and follow road to Knockerdown pub
Turn left after pub and head towards Hulland Ward past Carsington Reservoir.
Turn left at Hulland and follow A517 all the way to Belper.
At traffic lights in Belper turn left onto A6
Follow A6 to Whatstandwell bridge (next to Derwent Arms)
After crossing bridge turn left and take the right hand fork of the road.
Follow this road all the way to the top of Wirksworth
At the Malt Shovel pub keep on the road and follow it back down the hill,
Go over the railway bridge at the bottom of the hill and follow the road back into Wirksworth Market place.
|Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?|
|Some good views from the top of Brassington overlooking Carsington Reservoir.
|Cycling Clubs located in this region|
|Glossop Kinder Velo|
|Glossop Youth Mountain Bike Club|