LR046 – Hard & Hilly

Route Map

Route Description

Take A41 east from Bicester, then right to Ambrosden. Keep left at rbt in 1 mile and then in 1 mile turn right at T onto B4011. Keep on B4011 to Thame. Follow signs to town centre and turn left onto main street. Keep straight on at mini rbt and then go right near Shell Garage, signed Postcombe. At A40 in Postcombe, turn left and then right before garage (signed South Weston). Go under M40 and at T, go left to pass through South Weston and Lewknor. Right at T and then right at B4009 towards Watlington. In Watlington, just before the centre, turn left onto Hill Road (signed to car park) (climb). At the top, go right/left to North End and, in 1 mile where road bends right, turn left (straight on) to descend and go through Turville. At Fingest, turn left and then left next to church in Fingest (climb) to go right/left across B4082. Go over M40 to (climb) go right on A40 and first left (signed Beacon’s Bottom). Go via The City and turn right (signed West Wycombe). Descend narrow steep lane and at T, go right and then first left in half a mile to go N (climb) towards Bledlow Ridge. Turn right in Bledlow Ridge and descend to turn left (after railway bridge) on to A4010. In half a mile take first right to (climb) Loosley Row, Great Hampden, Butlers Cross, Wendover. Go right at rbt in Wendover on B4009 and right after Halton Camp (on road towards Cholesbury) and then right (climb) in half a mile on one way road to the Café in the Wood (food stop – 30 minutes stop maximum – 55 miles covered to here). Continue loop from the café on one way road back to the Cholesbury road, and go left back to B4009, to turn right and then left (down hill and through traffic lights at canal bridge) towards Aston Clinton. At T junction, go left and then right at rbt. Then go over A41 and first left to Puttenham, Long Marston, Nup End, Aston Abbotts, Whitchurch, Pitchcott, Quainton, Edgcott, Marsh Gibbon and Launton to Bicester

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