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Gravesend - Portsmouth

Discussion in 'Touring and Adventure Cycling' started by The Lone Rider, 24 Feb 2018.

  1. The Lone Rider

    The Lone Rider Regular

    North Kent
    I am starting my tour from Gravesend and looking for best route to Portsmouth. \would you go straight down to south coast and along or up to South London and down.

    Many thanks
  2. Sharky

    Sharky Veteran

    Cant help with the route, but I'll give you a wave if you pass thru Longfield.

    Good luck
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  3. Brains

    Brains Guru

    Up the river, turn left at Greenwich and take the Sustrans route south towards Gatwick
    Then route 22

  4. StuAff

    StuAff Silencing his legs regularly

    Never done London-Pompey, in either direction, on that route (NCN 22), though I've ridden most if not all of it. Strikes me as going the long way round for no good reason, it certainly won't be any less lumpy (quite the reverse), and quite a few extra miles.
  5. Blue Hills

    Blue Hills Guru

    Yes, maybe it's been changed/finessed, but there used to be some really barmy stuff on that route. I definitely wouldn't want to do it on a loaded bike.
    I would tap your requirements into the excellent