Wandsworth to Hammersmith Bridge along the River Thames

Monday 4th February at 10.00am 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
Wandsworth Common, Bolingbroke Grove, Wandsworth, London, SW11 6HN We'll meet on the Wandsworth Common, opposite the old Bolingbroke Hospital building on the corner of Wakehurst Road and Bolingbroke Grove  SW11 6HN
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 30 mins  (1 hours 30 mins cycling)
Breeze Bike Rides
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Wandsworth

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Breeze Bike Rides in Wandsworth

A pretty nine mile and mostly flat ride, along the river from Wandsworth to Hammersmith Bridge and back again. 

We start at Wandsworth Common, using back roads and shared cycle/pedestrian paths to avoid the busy Wandsworth one way system and then take us through Wandsworth Park along the Thames to Putney Bridge.  Here we will walk our bikes over the busy A3 and down to Putney Embankment (start point for the Oxford-Cambridge boat race), from where we have a lovely scenic ride past the rowing clubs and then along the off-road Thames Path to Hammersmith Bridge.

We will walk our bikes over Hammersmith Bridge, and then potter along the back roads on the Fulham side of the river, passing the River Cafe and Fulham Football Ground before enjoying views of the river again in Bishops Park.

From Putney Bridge, we will either cycle back roads round the Hurlingham Club and cross Wandsworth Bridge on the cycle path or cross over on Putney Bridge and retrace our route on the south back finishing with a cafe stop at the Birdhouse Cafe at 123 St John's Hill, next to the London Cycle Workshop.

This ride is best suited to hybrid or mountain bikes, due to the off-road section from Putney to Hammersmith.

It's a good idea to bring some water and you may also want to bring a snack. Wearing a helmet is advisable; if you don’t have one please do not to worry you can still take part.  If you enjoy the bike ride and would like to come again perhaps you could look to buy one then. 

Everyone’s welcome – look forward to seeing you there!

 

Starting Point
Wandsworth Common, Bolingbroke Grove, Wandsworth, London, SW11 6HN We'll meet on the Wandsworth Common, opposite the old Bolingbroke Hospital building on the corner of Wakehurst Road and Bolingbroke Grove 
Starting Postcode
SW11 6HN

Meet the Champions

  • Vanessa Celosse Vanessa Celosse Hi!

    I am a breeze champion running rides in the London borough of Wandsworth. I am working with the council's school travel adviser to run rides for mums in the borough.

    I also lead rides for the Wandsworth Cycling Campaign - join us on our Yahoo e-group: by e-mailing: info@wandsworthcyclists.org.uk (no subject or message required) to find out more about cycling in the borough and London.

    I can be contacted at: rides@wandsworthcyclists.org.uk

    Vanessa

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