LR038B – Gran Fondo Cotswolds

Route Map

Route Description

Bicester, Bucknell, Ardley, Somerton, N Aston, Duns Tew, L at T and 1st R, R at B4022 and 1st L, L to A361 and 1st R. R at T and 1st L, L at T to Great Rollright. L at T and pass the Garden Centre café, X A3400, 2nd R after Rollright Stones to Little Compton and R/R in village to Barton-on-the-Heath. R at T in village and st. on at bend. Gt Wolford, Todenham and go R/L. R/L at A429, L at B4479 towards Paxford and 2nd R (in village) to Chipping Campden. Short stop at Co-op (open Sundays) for grub. S on B4081 to A44. R on A44 and 1.5 mls down Fish Hill. L at rbt to Broadway and leave on B4632, L to Stanton, Stanway, L at B4077 to Ford (2 ml climb from Stanway), R in Ford village and R at X roads towards Cotswold Farm Park (1.5 miles on right). R from CFP, X B4068 (NOT L/R) and 1st L, R at T to Lo Slaughter. R at T in Lo Slaughter, L at A429 and 1st R to Wyck Rissington. L at top of hill, X A424, L at T in Icomb and next R to B4450, R to Bledington, Churchill. R before Church in Churchill to Chadlington. R in village, 1st L, L at T to Dean, Spelsbury (st over B4026), Taston, join B4022 and R/L at A44 Enstone. R at B4030 to Gagingwell, Bartons, Hopcrofts Holt, Heyford, Middleton Stoney, Bicester. (A shorter option is available – where B4081 reaches A44 to S of Chipping Campden, go straight on along the escarpment (ignore signs for Snowshill, Taddington or Cutsdean), cross B4077 (Ford to Stow road) and CFP is 1ml on left. This route is about 6 miles shorter but misses the superb 1.5 descent of Fish Hill, the fabulous villages of Broadway, Stanton and Stanway and the 2 ml climb from Stanway to Ford)