Industrial Revolutions




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Starting and finishing at the Bath Railway station, this route takes on the National cycleways, abandoned railways and canals of the industrial revolution from Bath towards Bristol and up to the market town of Chipping Sodbury. Here there are a selection of cafes perfect for a mid-ride stop.

The route continues through Little Badminton to Castle Combe. This idyllic village appeared in the film Doctor Dolittle, an episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot and Steven Spielberg's production of War Horse.

Whilst most of the route is perfectly ridable on a road bike, the softer tyres of a gravel bike will make the canal sections much more enjoyable.


Authored By Jack Buxton
"After only learning how to ride his bike in anti-clockwise circles back in the Nineties, Jack has come a long way (although only by taking left turns) and is now heading Pearson's online offering. When he's not manning the keyboards you'll see him out on his Off Grid, as a newly converted gravel aficionado."
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