Mountain Biking: Epsom and North Downs

Date

Sun Oct 7th

Organiser

Brian

Cost

Free to members and prospective members, £6 supplement for attendees from Meetup

Activity

A 21 mile off-road circular ride from Epsom. We will climb on tracks up to Epsom racecourse for great views from the Downs. We then cycle along Stane Street, the Roman road with lots of climbs and descents. Lunch stop at CTC café at Headley Heath. We then climb to the steep escarpment of the North Downs with stunning views south from Colley Hill. The route takes in the expanse of Walton Heath via the scenic village of Walton on the Hill and back across the racecourse to Epsom. Off-road cycles advisable.

Refreshments

Lunch at CTC kiosk on Headley Heath, café / pub at end

Travel

Regular trains to Epsom from London. We are taking the Overground from Shepherds Bush at 9:50, arrives Epsom at 10:53 via Clapham. Regular trains back to London. Note start at Epsom station, not Epsom Downs station.

Start

11:00am prompt at Epsom station, postcode KT19 8BY

Finish

Around 5:00pm at start point

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