Monday 10th December 2012 at 9.45am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.

Starting Point & Postcode
On grassy area at Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre Southampton Common SO15 7NN
Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
1 hours 0 mins  (40 mins cycling)
Suitable for Child Trailers
Breeze Bike Rides
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders


What other riders think of this route

Breeze Bike Rides in Southampton

Perhaps you've not ridden a bike for a while and you're looking for the easiest way to get back in the saddle? Or you fancy a fun way to get your friends or kids riding? Ride Easy is about building confidence for all abilities and ages in a relaxed, traffic-free, gentle environment.

Join us on this gentle circuit around the ancient Common of Southampton, highlighting points of interest unbeknown to many Sotonians. This easy traffic-free trundle takes in many of the Common's attractions, including the Hawthorns Centre, the children's playground, ornamental lake and the cattle pound. At just three and a half miles, this route is perfect for beginners and families alike

Car Parking
Yes, at Cemetery Road
Nearest Train Station
Southampton central station, 0.5 mile  

Meet the Champions

  • Dilys Gartside
    Dilys Gartside June 2015. Just returned in time for new Sky Ride season from cycle touring Tuscany with folder bike and trains - an interesting experience I can share on our rides! 2014 highlights - wild camping/ cycling from the Isles of Ork to Wight 1000 miles with co-Leader Lindsi carrying our tent stove and grub; best campsite beside Loch Ness with the biggest ensuite bath you ever saw! Having been a cycling solicitor for decades, I retrained as a National Standard Cycling Instructor and set up CycleWise to work as a freelance instructor and campaigner for cycling. I teach all ages and abilities. See my websites or

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Ali Baker Saturday 4th October Lovely cycle ride around the park
  • mike bourke Monday 29th September
  • Olga Costa Muñoz Monday 28th July
  • Ed Tavner Tuesday 15th July

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