Spring Series 2014 - Richmond Park Ride

Sunday 23rd March 2014 at 9.00am 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
Roehampton Cafe (grass outside) come in through Roehampton Gate entrance, Richmond Park SW15 5JR
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.
3 hours 25 mins  (2 hours 25 mins cycling)
Bike Type You probably don’t want to drag your road bike across bumpy trails. Maybe you want to make the most of the suspension on your mountain bike. This helps you match your ride to your bike.
Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), Road 
Suitable for Child Trailers
Accessible Route Accessible routes have been British Cycling assessed, with guidance from disability charities - meaning they are suitable for the majority of adaptive bikes. The route will have no or low levels of traffic, there will be plenty of space and will have a good surface throughout
Sky Ride Local
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders


What other riders think of this route

Sky Ride Local in Wandsworth

You don't have to be the next Bradley Wiggins, but you'll need to know your way around a bike and be fairly fit to take part in our Challenging rides. If you're comfortable riding with other people and fancy a fresh challenge, these rides are perfect for you. They start at around twenty miles long, and are paced at between 11 and 12 miles an hour.

A 27 mile ride using the perimeter path of Richmond Park, a longstanding hub for London's cyclists. The rolling tarmac route is ideal for road bikes and there are great cafes at Roehampton Gate and Pembroke Lodge where you can rest and refuel. This is a perfect ride for those who want to enjoy a challenge whilst being surrounded by the beautiful Richmond Park.

Additional Information

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
Please make sure your bike is in good working order and bring equipment with you to repair punctures, Ride Leaders are there to help but are not responsible for your bike.
All rides leave at the time stated you must arrive early Ride Leaders will not wait. 

Car Parking
Yes, at the Car Park next to Roehampton Gate cafe
Nearest Train Station
Barnes Rail Station 
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at the right of car park near golf club entrance.  

Meet the Ride Leaders

  • Kulbir Natt
    Kulbir Natt
  • Jaap Nijsen
    Jaap Nijsen I have been cycling all my life and love every moment of it, whether it is commuting, road, off-road, with family or with friends. Part of the fun is getting others to join the cycling fun. Come along and light up your love for cycling! Everyone can cycle ... it's easy, just get on your bike and pedal up :-)
  • Arthur Dexter
    Arthur Dexter
  • Ryan Price
    Ryan Price

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Anne Jasinski Saturday 13th September
  • Andy Copplestone Monday 18th August Love this circuit !!!
  • Andy Copplestone Monday 18th August wicked !!!
  • Mel Ferro Thursday 14th August Great way to get out on a bike and enjoy this beautiful country.

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