On this page we will be collecting details of local cycle routes you might wsh to try. The first is one that over 30 supporters undertook in May 2014 – completing a distance of over 50 km!
Challenge Ride – 50 km
This ride starts in Ottery St Mary and heads down the Otter Valley through Tipton, Harpford and Otterton to Budleigh Salterton. There it joins the railway trail to Exmouth and then follows the Exe Estuary Trail as far as Exton. Here it turns inland through Exton, Woodbury and Alyesbeare and climbs up West Hill prior to a welcome descent back into Ottery.
There are plenty of interesting places to see on the way and numerous refreshment stops.
The route is shown in outline below, and in detail at the link below. It is recommended that you transfer the route to a 1:50,000 OS map or download the GPX file into a GPS or smartphone app.
- Ottery Challenge Route – 50 km