Hertfordshire (50k)

Route summary





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An undulating route from Mill Hill heading north through southern Hertfordshire towards St. Albans and returning west of Borehamwood.

Route details


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Hertfordshire 50k cycle route map

Start and finish

The route starts and finishes at Copthall Pools car park on Champions Way, Mill Hill.  

Route details

Km Directions
0 Right out of Copthall Pools parking lot (Champions Way). Note three climbs in first 5k, then not so bad.
0.5 Right (follow Page Street through roundabouts and uphill).
1.1 Left onto Hammers Lane.
2.6 Left (Three Hammers pub). Note downhill blind corner with possible traffic from left.
3.4 Right onto Highwood Hill, direction Arkley (Rising Sun pub).
4.0 Left onto Hendon Wood Lane, direction Arkley.
5.5 Right onto Barnett Road (A411), direction Barnet (Gate pub).
9.0 Left onto A1000, direction Hatfield. Hint to avoid traffic: left at Black Horse pub, right onto Union, right at TA, then left.
10.1 Continue on A1000, direction Hatfield.
14.5 Bear Left on A1000, direction Hatfield. 50k route splits here with longer route.
15.1 Left at Little Heath (Christ Church on right), direction Brookmans Park.
17.1 Bear Left, direction Royal Veterinary College.
18.7 Right at T-junction onto Warrengate Road.
20.0 Right at Water End onto Swanland Road.
20.4 Left at T-junction, direction Colney Heath.
22.7 Left at Colney Heath, direction London Colney.
25.9 Left at RB, 2nd exit direction Radlett.
26.2 Right at RB, direction Radlett.
27.7 Left at RB onto B5378, direction Shenley.
29.6 Right then Left, direction Radlett.
30.3 REST STOP possible at Shenley Park Tea Room.
32.5 Straight, crossing A5183 (Red Lion Hotel on right). Note mainline rail service to Mill Hill & C.London from Radlett.
33.0 Bear Left onto B462, direction Aldenham.
35.1 Left at Round Bush onto Primrose Lane (direction Leachmore Heath).
36.2 Right at Leachmore Heath, direction Elstree.
39.9 Left onto A411, direction Barnet.
43.5 Caution! Busy crossing at Sterling Corner roundabout, direction Barnet.
  Detour for safety: follow cycle path left 1.5k, cross above A1 toward Barnet on Rowley Lane 1.3k, right on Barnet Road, left onto Hendon Wood Lane (Gate pub).
44.6 Right onto Hendon Wood Lane (Gate pub).
45.9 Right onto Highwood Hill, direction Mill Hill.
446.5 Left on Highwood Hill, direction Mill Hill.
47.3 Right at Three Hammers pub.
48.8 Right onto Page Street (direction Copthall Stadium & Golf).
49.4 Left onto Champions Way.
50.0 Finish.