Route Library by Name

Below are some ARCC routes with written directions or Map links, so you can check the route details. If you don’t know the name of the route, but want a ride of a particular distance, go to Routes by Distance.

If you have a GPS and would like a file emailed to you, contact  Sam Eakin at  or click in the map link and follow the instructions on that page for downloading the GPX file

100 mile route 2018     161.7 km/100m – 972m/3188ft of climbing

100 mile route 2017 

100 mile Peter’s route

100 mile ride 2016  RWGP Link

100 mile ride 2015  ARCC 100mi 2015

100  mile ride 2014

100 mile ride 2013. Map. (Route by A. Lane.)

100 mile Route with 4860ft climbing by Peter Hart (all my favourite views)

Ashridge via Wingrave and Little Gaddesdon 54 miles RWGPS Map

Aston Clinton Extended 72 miles (Jerry’s route) RWGPS map –  (small coffee shop best to phone in advance with numbers to make reservation. – 01296 632212)

Aston Clinton – The Hub (Andy’s route)  map

Aston Clinton – Aston Clinton Coffee Shop – (Previously The Hub in reverse, Jerry’s route) 57 miles, coffee stop after 33 miles map – (small coffee shop best to phone in advance with numbers to make reservation. – 01296 632212)

Aston Clinton – Aston Clinton Coffee Shop -Fast and Furious flat-ish 55 miles (courtesy of Jerry) – (small coffee shop best to phone in advance with numbers to make reservation. – 01296 632212)

Aston Clinton 35+13 RWGPS map

Aston Clinton Coffee Shop 58 miles  NEW ROUTE 2016 RWGPS map

Aylesbury Vale 48 or 55 miles.  Map

Aylesbury Vale (same ride but more detailed description so takes 2 pages)

Aylesbury Vale – return via Tring. 51 miles.

Aylesbury Vale clockwise loop via Dorton, Kingeswood, back via mentmore and aldbury 65 miles

Black Park near Fulmer – Julie’s route 40 miles Map and word directions here in PDF

Booker Garden Centre 43 miles: Map

Boycott Farm 67 miles

Ballinger – The Lee 5.9 mile training loop Map

Benson for Group 5 (54m) Directions and MMR map

Benson 58 miles.  RIDEWITHGPS

Benson flatfish route 53 miles RideWithGPS

Benson by Brian 66 miles. Map

Benson via Britwell Hill 55 miles. Map and Directions

Benson via Coops’ route.  Map.

Benson via Stonor 62 miles Map

Benson via Turville & Britwell hill back via Haddenham 60 Miles RWGPS

Berko Loop 44 miles. Map

Brians Ashridge rides 35 and 40 miles

Brownlow Cafe Ashridge estate 53 miles Map to export here

Chesham loop 28 miles

Chesham 37 miles

Bledlow Ridge and Chinnor to Thame  45 miles –

Chobham 68 miles Map

Claydon House 63 miles via Kingswood back via tring

Claydon House 53 miles (Jeffs route)

Claydon House 58 miles Map Tea Room closed Nov to mid-March. You may get coffee and crisps in the restaurant bar, nearest alternative is Winslow.

Corto 2008

Corto 2010

Corto 2012 modified via Westcott 54 miles.
Corto 2012 modified via Waterperry 56 miles.

Corto 2013 52 miles.  Map

Corto 2013 in reverse. 52 miles.  Map

Denham Airfield  51 miles (joy’s route)

Dinton Pastures 60 miles take I

Dinton Pastures 61 mile Geoff Bs route

Dinton Pastures – Martin’s route

Dorney via Gerrards Cross 55 miles

Dorney Court and around Dorney Lake 47 miles

Dorney Garden Centre 45 mi MMR route 841004903

Dunstable Downs (Ray’s Road trip)

Dunstable Down 45 miles Map

Dunstable Down 51 miles. MamMyride  or  RideWithGPS (has turn info for Garmins)

Eco Farm Green Dragon via dorton and kingswood 53 miles

Eco Farm via dorton and Kingswood back through Tring 61 miles

Flamsted  via Gaddesdon  50 miles

Ford-dinton-Aston Clinton-Long Marsdon-Cholesbury-Lee (Cathy Budds route)

Frithsden Vineyard via Ivanhoe 43 miles

Frithsden Vineyard via Leyhill and Piccotts end back via the Lee 42 miles

Green Dragon eco farm 51 miles

Green Dragon Eco Farm 61 miles (Can be reduced to 53 miles, return via Waddesden)

Green Dragon Eco Farm. Jerry’s 58 mile route. RideWithGPS map.

Haddenham, Little Italy 43 miles from Annie Baileys

Haddenmam Little Italy 38 miles.

Haddenham, Little Italy, 37 miles back via Cadsden

Haddenham, Little Italy  35 miles,

Hare Hatch 56 miles Map

Hare Hatch GC (Jim’s) 58.5 miles 3k ft of climb HH RWGPS map

Henley, return via Ibstone 66 miles. Map.  Warning:  contains hills.

Henley, return via Hambledon 63 miles Map Warning: also contains some hills.

Henley Hilly.  A shorter route, 52 miles, contains many favourite climbs. MAP

Henley Toad Hall – 50 miles, Peters Route

Henley Rowing Museum via Cookham. 1000m of climbing MAP

Henley Rowing Museum Andy’s modified Henley Rowing Museum (lumpy)

Henley Hilly Madness 68 miles RWGPS map

Herts Loop 46 miles  Map.  The Sanuk cafe (Little Heath) has not always found room for us – suggest you ring first 01442 864951.  Not bike friendly and you are required to leave bikes in a copse out of sight of the cafe.

Herts Loop 58 miles (hillier). Map.

Hogshaw (Green Dragon) for G4/5: out via Askett, Chearsley & Ashendon, back via Waddesdon 46mi map

Hogshaw (Green Dragon) for G5: simple out & back via Eythrope 40 mi  strava map or RideWithGps map

Ian Rennie 35 for Steadies. Map.

Isle of Wight – Stew’s route – 64 miles

Ivinghoe via Hastoe 51 miles

Ivinghoe Beacon 32 miles summer route.  GPS file

Ivinghoe Beacon 35 miles, winter route

Ivinghoe Beacon Bluebell Cafe 35 miles, via the Lee & Aldbury.

Jenners at Maidenhead out via Cookham and back via Burnham Beeches, for group 5 ( 50 mi)  revised map

Jenners via GX and Marlow. 58 miles.  Map

Jenners via Dorney, back via Bolters End. 52 miles. Map

Jenners via Hedsor and Burnham,  46 miles.  Map

Jenners (Maidenhead) for G4/5: 45m Lesley’s route out via Beaconsfield and back via Marlow and West Wycombe map.

Kings Langley. Fred and Gingers is a small independent coffee shop with great coffee, cakes and other food but limited seating. 57 miles.

Marlow via the city 48 miles :

Marlow – 40 miles for G5, short but a few long climbs, especially after tea stop. Julie’s map to Marlow

Marlow – 40 miles take 2 to Coopers Roastery then a few climbs on the way back   Ride with GPS link

Marlow Loop (Paul James) – MMR route

Marlow loop Modified: 43 miles and the link to the map is

Marlow GC – Chris Wilford/Sam – .DOC link and Map

Marlow via Bledlow Ridge. 55 miles around the  Chilterns rising 800m. Map

Marsworth loop (Corto route plus Ivinghoe Beacon) 57 miles: Map

Marsworth – Bluebell Cafe (or Meads) for G5, 39 miles: Map and written directions

Marsworth Bluebell café take 2  39 miles

Marsworth Bluebell Cafe take 3 45 miles

Markyate – Lesley’s route 43 mile 2800ft of climb  map NB Cafe at Markyate closed down in Jan 2015. Alternative stop: Wyevale at Gt Gaddesden

Markyate – Colin’s hilly 50 miler map But note Cafe closed down in Jan 2015. Alternative stop: Wyevale at Gt Gaddesden

Meadle-Ford-Aston Clinton-Hub-Ivinghoe-Aldbury  stopping at the Hub (cafe in the Park) 42 miles  GPX Route Here

Newington Garden Centre via Long Crendon & Wardrobes MMR map or RideWithGPS map

Nuneham Courtenay Garden Centre 63 miles Map

Oxford via Headington (Zappis) 60 miles

Oxford avoiding Headington (Zappis) 65 miles

Oxford via Oakley 61 miles Map

Oxford, Peloton Espresso cafe 63 miles

Potten End via Tring  49 miles

Paolo’s Six Hills 58 miles

(Joys) Picots End Garden Centre   RWGPS route

Quainton (bike friendly George & Dragon) – Intro ride out & back via Ethrope 36m map

Quainton intro ride out,  back via  Cubington, Long Marsdon, Cholesbury 46 miles   Ridewithgps link

Quainton via Ashendon, back via Ethrope slightly hillier than the Intro ride. 42 miles. Map.

Quainton via Ashendon back via Cublington, Long Marston, Cholesbury  51miles  RidewithGPS link

Quainton via Dorton. 47 miles but 27 to cafe. Map HERE

Quainton via Aston Clinton back via Cuddington 47 miles. 2340 ft. elevation. RideWithGPS Link

Redbourn (cyclists’ cafe but small)  Martin’s route

Redbourn and Flamsted (CGB start) 50 miles 

Redbourn The Hub,  small cyclists cafe Vaughans route out Pete’s back 49 miles

Redbourn the Hub Vaughans route there and back 54 miles.

Redbourn back via Markyate 57 miles

Red Kite ride 54 miles hilly

Rickmansworth – Cafe in the Park, 56 miles 1km climb Map

Rushmere Country Park 56 miles.  Next to Stockgrove Park,  but with a different cafe. The route only differs from Stockgrove over the last few miles. Map

Rushmore Country Park 57 miles  – Graham’s Route –

Sanuk tearooms 45 miles,  only good for max 6 people

Savill Gardens 56 miles NB The area round Windsor castle is packed with tourists in summer

Sonning Common (Daisy’s Herb Farm) Map Good mixed route – a couple of longish climbs of moderate steepness. 61 miles.

Sonning Common to Daisy’s herb farm  reversed –   55 miles

St Albans (Colin’s Roman ride) 50 miles

St Albans 59 miles Map.

St Albans Waffle House (or if busy then Inn on the Park) for G4/5: out via Kings Langley, back via Redbourn 48mi  map

Stanton St John via Brill (57 mi). Map Farm Cafe open only Tues – Fri in the non-fruit-picking season. See Farm’s website for info.

Stanton St John via Waddesdon and Brill. Includes a nice climb up Tram Hill nr Brill.  Map.  See note above.

Stanton St John 53 miles

Stockgrove Park 56 miles. Map

Stockgrove Park 53 miles

Stokenchurch 44 or 55 miles

Stonor and Thame 53 miles Map

Stonor Stokenchurch Radnage 43 miles. Map.

Stowe Gardens (Neil’s route) – Buckingham – 66 miles map

Studley Green Garden Centre via Watlington (GB)

Studley Green for G5: Sam’s route  Directions: 41 miles. RideWithGPS map or MMR Map(requires login)

Studley Green: Guy’s route for G5 Detailed Directions: 38 miles. route map

Studley Green via North End: 40 miles Map

Thame 40 miles

Thame for Tea: Detailed route instructions.  Map

Thame 40 miles no cafe.  Map. Intended as a non-stop winter ride.  Does not go into the centre of Thame.

Thame via Dorton. 41 miles. link to GPS and Cuesheet RideWithGPS

Toad Hall 55 miles Map

Toad Hall Henley Peters 50 miles RideWithGps

Turville Heath – Watlington – Stone – the no car cafe – RideWithGPS

Turville heath the no car cafe – 45mi.   Take I

Turville Heath the no car cafe – 41 mi. take II

the barn at Turville 42 mi: Dashwood 25 from GM

Turville Heath  via Lane end back through Watlington Towersey Cadsden  RideWithGPS

Uxbridge written directions Map (40 miles)

Velolife Warren Row hilly second half via Hambledon weir 47 miles

Velolife cafe Warren Row via Hambledon weir hilly first half 47 miles.

Velolife cafe back via Bray 52 miles

Waddesdon Garden Centre: Introductory ride. 32 miles.  MAP

Waddesdon Garden Centre: Steady route via Westcott 40 miles – detailed route instructions.

Waddesdon via Long Crendon and Westcott.  44 miles.  Map

Waddesdon via Ashendon RideGPS (no cue sheet only GPS)

Waddesdon suitable for Group 5 or Intro Ride 40 miles. .DOC link

Wargrave – The Old Post Office (Cathy B’s Route) 57 miles.

Waterperry via Brill back via Towersay  (52miles)  Ride with GPX file

Waterperry G5 47 Miles 1800ft elevation  GPX file 

Waterperry via Brill & Arncott back along the Phoenix trail 57 miles (Chris emerson route) Map 

Waterperry (Colin’s route). 57 miles flat-ish and fast. Map

Waterperry (Julie’s route) Julie’s route for Steadies 50-55m detailed route instructions and Map

Waterperry – Brian’s birthday route –  72 miles. Map

Waterperry via Brill and  Arncott back via Great Milton 69 miles Map

Waterperry via Gt Milton 57 miles flat (Sam’s route) : Map

Waterperry via Brill 60 miles:  Map

Waterperry – Andy’s route 63m 1km climb map
Waterperry – Another Andy special 60miles 690m climb map
Waterperry – Yet another Andy special 63miles 3k feet climb map

Waterperry y another Andy Special 55. Via Aston hill Map 

Watlington via Kingston Hill 54 miles

Watlington Deli 49 miles (taken from a Tony Pennell ride from strava reading and scribed onto ridewithgps)

Watlington via Bryants Bottom and Aston Hill, 48 miles

Wendover Woods 42 miles.  Map (only)

Westcott 42 or 50 miles.

Western-on-the-Green (Andy’s 75 miler) RWGPS map

Windmill Route 80 miles, all the windmills in the area

Windsor Farm Shop 50 mile

Windsor Great Park  -Would ride leaders please be aware of the regulations regarding cycling in Windsor Great Park, in short they do not allow groups of greater than 6 and avoid the Long Walk (I think that has a no cycling sign anyway). The related documents can be found here: Cycling in WGP and Regulations

Winslow 55 miles. Map

Winslow in reverse 55 miles (coffee stop at 30 miles). Map

Winslow (Anne and Hilary’s route) 61 miles. Map