Old Roads 300

The route is a simple as possible, with only five intermediate controls. It follows mostly quiet rural roads.

Starting from Cranbrook, it follows the old A30 through Exeter all the way to Okehampton and the Waitrose cafe. Leaving the town via North St, it follows the B3217 through Exbourne, Iddesleigh and High Bickington before joining the A377 into Barnstaple and another cafe control. From Barnstaple the route heads East on old roads through Swimbridge to South Molton, then joins the B3227, the old North Devon road, to Wiveliscombe. It’s a free control here, though the White Hart, on the left, is recommended. Leaving ‘Wivvy’ the route goes through Halse and Bishops Lydeard then over the Quantocks, through Bridgwater, and on to Cheddar. From there, heading due South on lanes across the Somerset Levels via Wedmore, Westhay and Langport, you cross the A303 to a final control near South Petherton. Finally, heading West again, you’ll go through Ilminster to join the A30 through Yarcombe, and eventually the old coach road to Honiton and the Roman Road, the old A30, to the finish..

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300 km
May 01, 2021 (Saturday)
Cycling
300 kilometers
3,900 meters
Solo Road

Weather

May 01 2021 : Light rain in the afternoon and evening.
1.4°C - 11.6°C (34.6°F - 52.9°F)

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Last checked on 2021-04-23

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