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The Route

The Route below takes us from Paris to Beauvais which is around 50 miles, Day two includes the The Avenue Verte Cycle track which takes us to Dieppe where we jump on the ferry for a well earned 4 hour rest, this takes us to Newhaven where we cycle another hour to our overnight stop in Brighton.

From Brighton its off to Hatfield missing out White Hart Lane as JJ is no longer there, from Hatfield we head to Kettering for our last over night stop before we head back to Nottingham.

 Below are teh GPX files that can be used for Bike Computers, I use Endomando

Paris to Beauvais Beauvais to Dieppe Ferry to Brighton Brighton to WHL WHL to Hatfield Hatfield to Kettring Kettrinfg to Club House


Day 1 – Paris to Beauvais (48 miles)


Head northeast on Quai Branly toward Allée Jean Paulhan
Cross over the bridge Pl. de l’Alma and continue up Av. George V
Turn left onto Champs-Elysées
Turn right onto Rue de Tilsitt
Turn right onto Av. de Wagram
Turn right onto Pl. des Ternes
Turn left to stay on Pl. des Ternes
Turn right onto Bd de Courcelles to the Isalnd
Left onto Av Pl. de Clichy

Continue onto Av. de la Porte de Clichy
Under the Motoway on Rue du 8 Mai 1945/D19
Continue to follow D19
Turn right onto Bd Jean Jaurès/D911
Continue to follow D1
Turn left onto N14
Continue onto Rue du Fort de la Briche/D24

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto N328
Turn right onto Quai de Clichy/D1

Turn right onto Route de Saint-Leu/D928

Continue to follow D928
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Route de Beauvais/D927
Continue to follow D927 untill you reach Beauvais Island
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto D1001


Day 2 – Beauvais to Dieppe (64 miles)


Head northwest on D1001 toward Rue Pierre et Marie Curie
Turn right onto Rue de Paris
Continue onto Rue du Faub. Saint-Jacques
Turn right onto Rue du Thérain

Turn left onto Bd Aristide Briand
Turn right toward Rue de la Tapisserie
Turn left onto Rue de la Tapisserie
Continue onto Rue Engrand Leprince
Continue onto Rue Denis Simon

Continue onto Rue du Général Watrin
Continue onto Av. Nelson Mandela
Continue onto Rue de Savignies
Continue onto D1
Turn right onto Rue des Marronniers

Turn left to stay on Rue des Marronniers
Slight right onto D95
Turn left onto D930
Turn right toward D143

Turn right onto D143
Slight left toward Rue du Thérain (Hemecourt)/D133
Turn left onto Rue du Thérain (Hemecourt)/D133

Continue to follow D133
Continue straight onto Rue de Villers

Continue onto Rue André Picard/D316
Continue onto Les Marais/D135
Continue to follow D135
Turn right onto D1314
Continue to follow D1314
Slight left onto Rue de Saint-Vincent/D1F
Turn left onto Bd Albert Charvet/D1G

Turn right onto Rue de Flandre/D1
Turn left toward Av. Verte
Turn right onto Av. Verte
Turn left onto Rue des Launay
Rue des Launay
turns left and becomes Le Grand Launay

Continue to follow D54
Continue onto Chemin des Prairies
Turn left onto Rue de la Chaussée/D54
Turn right onto Rue Saint-Julien/D54

Continue onto Rue du 11 Novembre 1918/D154

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto D154E
At the roundabout, take the 3rd

Slight right toward Rue de l’Ancien Port/D1
Follow D1 to the port

Ferry Crossing then ride to Brighton for the B&B


Head west on Gibbon Rd toward Hanson Rd
Slight right onto Route 2
Turn left onto The Hwy
Turn left to stay on The Hwy
Turn left onto S Coast Rd/A259
Go through 1 roundabout
Keep left at the fork
Continue to follow A259
Slight left onto Marine Dr/A259
Go through 1 roundabout
Slight left to stay on Marine Dr/A259
Keep left at the fork
Slight left onto Route 2
Turn right to stay on Route 2
Keep left at the fork
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Old Steine/A23

Day 3 Brighton to Hatfield Via White Heart Lane (63Miles)+(16 miles) to the Hotel


Follow the A23 London Road until the turning for Waringlid (B2115) 15 miles.

At the top of the Junction turn Left for Cuckfield B2115, head over the bridge and turn Left on to Staplefield Lane

Follow Staplefield Lane for around 1.5 miles, cross the junction and head for the B2114.

Follow the B2114 and Pass through Handcross to continue on the B2114 London Road for around 4 miles.

At the Island take the 3rd Exit and head down Parish Lane for around 2 miles
Turn left onto the Cycle Track Sign posted Forestry commission an follow it to Furnace Green (2 miles)

Turn left onto St Leonards Drive, then take the Right turn on to Furnace Farm Road.
Over the staggered Junction and continue up the Cycle path till you hit the A2220 Junction (around half a mile)

Follow the A2220 to the Island (1 mile) and take the First exit B2036 Belcome Road for around 4 miles.

Turn Right at the Kings Head pub down Small Field Road then just before the lights turn right up the Cycle path (longshot Lane)

Continue on to Lake Lane til the Cross Oak Lane Junction (1.5 miles)

Turn Left on to Cross Oak Lane for around 200 yard and head Right up the Cycle Path for 2 miles on to Green Lane

Turn Right onto Spencer way and take the left turn down Yeoman Way, at the junction turn Left onto Bushfield Drive

Follow Bushfield Drive to the Island, go over the Island and follow the Cycle Path keeping left after around 20 yards

At Asylum Arch Road, turn Right then Left onto Princess Road

Follow Princess Road onto Earlsbrook Road, at St Johns Road head across the junction and continue down Earlsbrook Road.

At the junction turn Left onto  Hooley Lane, go under  the railway bridge and turn Right onto brook Road

Follow Brook Road to the Junction and turn right onto the A20 Brighton Road, under the railway bridge at take the left hand lane (A25w)

Do not follow the road to the left, continue onto the Cycle path and meet up with the A25 over the Island to join the A23 London Road

Follow the A23 till the Island around 8 miles,  go straight over on to the A235 for just over 2 miles, fork left onto the A236 Southbridge Road

Follow A236 for 1.5 miles and turn Right down Waterloo Road. follow to the end then turn Right onto Canterbury Road then First left onto York Road

At the end of York Road tune Right onto Stanley Road, at teh end of the road Turn Left onto London Road

Follow London road and continue onto the A235, continue onto the A23 London Road for 7 miles, follow road to the Right A3

Follow A3 around the Elephant and Castle, continue on the A3 till the Junction and turn left facing the salvation Army and follow the road to the right.

Continue down Southwalk Bridge Road onto the A300 past O’Neil’s bar onto Queen Street.

Right onto Victoria Street, left onto Prince Street, and follow it around ont io Moorgate.
Follow Moorgate (A501) to the Old Street Underground Island and take the 3rd exit A5201 Old Street.

Continue on Old street and turn left at Lucy Jay onto the A10 Shoreditch High Street
Continue on the A10 until you reach White Hart Lane.

Continue onto the Hotel


From WHL follow the High road A1010 and continue onto Fore Street.

Continue onto The Broadway to the Island and take 2nd exit after Edmonton Tube Station, The Green

Follow The Green and turn left down Belham Road (opposite the bus station).

At the end of Belham Road turn left onto Croyland Road till the end and turn left onto Bury Street.

Follow Bury Stree over the A10, after the A10 head right down Deli Street.

After around 30 yards turn left onto Porlock Road, then at the end turn right onto Amberly Road.

Around 50 yards turn left down Raglan Road, at the end turn right onto Wellington Road.

Follow Wellington Road to the end and turn left onto Lincoln Road, then first right onto Lyndhurst gardens.

Follow Lyndhurst Gardens up to the cycle path which is on the right (facing Camberley Avenue)

At the top of the cycle track turn left on to Genotin Road then take the first right onto London Road.

Follow London Road and continue over the junction onto Silver Street.

Follow Silver Street and continue onto Baker Street, at the lights turn left onto Parsonage Lane.

Parsonage Lane over the lights and continue onto Holtwhite’s Hill.

Follow Holtwhite’s Hill till the mini Island and take the 1st exit Lavender Hill.

Follow Lavender Hill till the mini Island and take the 2nd exit A1005 towards Potters Bar

Follow the A1005 for around 3 miles, at the main Island take the 3rd exit A111 Potters Bar.

Follow the A111 unit the junction and turn right onto the High Street A1000.

Follow the High Street till the fork in the road; take the left fork onto Hatfield Road.

Continue on onto Hatfield Road till you get to Hawkshead Road, turn right.

Follow Hawkshead Road until the Royal Veterinary College, follow the road right and continue on Bluebridge Road.

 Continue on Bluebridge Road and continue onto Bradmore Green.

Continue over the bridge onto Station Road, past the Pub and take the right fork in the road Dellsome Lane .

Follow Dellsome Lane until Parsonage Lane on the right, turn right.

Follow Parsonage Lane as it bends to the right onto Pooleys Lane.

Follow Pooleys Lane till the cycle track on the left, go up the cycle track and turn right at the end onto Travellers Lane

Follow Travellers Lane to the Island and take the 2nd exit and continue onto the Travellers Lane.

Follow Travellers land onto Woods Avenue and follow onto the Queensway Island.

Day 4 – Hatfield to Kettering (57 miles)


Head along the B197 Wellfield Road towards the Galleria

Just before the Island (St Albans – Welwyn Garden City) take a right onto W View and then immediate left down the cycle path

 Follow the cycle track as it bends to the right which will take you to the A1 Bridge (walkway), go left and then keep to the right.

Follow the cycle path till you exit onto Green Lanes, head right.

Follow Green Lane until the Junction; turn right onto Brocket Lane B653, then first left onto Ayot Green Sign for Brocket Hall Golf Club.

Follow the path around and take the fork in the woods left onto Waterend Lane

Follow Waterend Lane until there is a road that forks to the right, take the right Ayot Little Green LN

Follow Ayot Little Green LN to the end and turn left onto Ayot St Peter Road

Follow Ayot St Peter Road to the junction and turn right onto Codicate Road

Follow Codicate Road and continue onto St Albums Road, at the T junction turn left onto the High Street B656

Continue on the B656 London Road for 7 miles until you arrive at a large Island Signposted Luton, Town Centre and Stevenage. Take the 2nd exit to Luton A602.

Continue on the A602 till the Island and take the 2nd exit on to Old Park Road A505

Go over the double Mini Island and continue onto the A600

Continue on the A600 over the islands and continue onto Hichin Road and head towards the town centre

Continue onto Clifton Road, Southbridge Street, Northbridge Street onto  Bedford Road until the Island, take the last exit and continue on the A600

Continue on the A600 for 6 miles, go over the Island and continue onto the Hwy A600

At the next Island take the 2nd exit the High Road A600.

Continue over the two large Islands and continue on the A600, next Island take the 2nd exit Eastcrofts Road B562 till the Island, take the 1st exit onto Cardington Road A603

Continue on the A603 till the junction and turn right onto the A6.

Follow the A6 over the bridge and follow the road right to the left.

Continue to follow the A6 All Routes heading towards Kettering until you get the ‘The Foresters Arms Pub’, turn left onto Warwick Avenue.

Continue up Warwick Avenue to the junction and turn right onto Lincoln Road then left onto Clapham Road.

Continue on the A6 along Paula Radcliffe Way on to Bedford Road and continue over the A4 Island taking the last exit Kettering Barton Seagrave 25miles

Follow the A6003 into Kettering

Day 5 Kettering to the Club House (49 miles)


From Kettering head out on the A14 West towards Desborough

At Junction 13 take the slip road and turn right over the A14, at the Island take the 2nd exit Kettering Road

Follow Kettering Road up the hill and turn right All Routes A6 (Fox Street)

Follow Fox Street until High Hill Avenue and turn right (facing Off Licence)

Head up Fox Street and continue onto Greening Street.

At the mini-island turn left onto the B576 on follow through Desborough and up the hill to the Oak Tree Pub on the left and turn Right onto Gold Street

Follow Gold Street on to BrayBrooke Road to the Island and take the A6 towards Leicester.

Follow the A6 through Leicester and follow until the Sileby, Barrow Upon Soar, Mountsorrel exit.

Follow the road right and down to the junction and turn Left and head under the bridge towards Barrow.

Follow the signs for Barrow all the way through Barrow till the Pizza shop and turn right onto Cotes Road past the Three Crowns Pub.

Follow Cotes Road till to the end then turn left at the junction A60 towards Loughborough Cotes. then right onto Back Lane.

At the end of Back Lane turn right onto the A60 and follow it all the way to Ruddington then onto HOME.



3 Responses to The Route

  1. admin

    Route change, now going from White Hart Lane to Hatfield, also added gpx files that can be used on bike computers such as Endomondo which in my opinion is the best bike computer for the Iphone.

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