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'''Itinerary''' is in [[East Sussex]]. <br>
 
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The 10 mile (14.5 km) route runs from Forest Row in the west close to the River Medway in  [[Ashdown Forest]] towards Groombridge in the east the path runs along the route of the old East Grinstead to Tunbridge Wells railway (and the path continues to East Grinstead and Crawley to the West) the path passes thorugh many villages, such as Hartfield, from which refreshments are provided in a local pub. Forest row is more like a small town, with shops and servies. bike hire is also avaliable at Forest Row. <br>
The Route runs from [[East Grinstead]] to Groombridge, on seven flat, traffic-free miles along the Forest Way, a disused railway that takes you right to the edge of Groombridge. Form Groombridge one can cycle on road to [[Heathfield]] and link up with [[The Cuckoo Trail]]. to the west another cycle path takes cyclists to [[Crawley]] and eventually to [[London]] and [[Brighton (England)|Brighton]]
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==Prepare==
 
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Have a well maintained bike and a puncture repair kit etc; since there are limited bike shops and at certian times of the day and at certian bits of the route traffic can be a bit sparse
The 10 mile (14.5 km) route runs from Forest Row in the west close to the River Medway in  [[Ashdown Forest]] towards Groombridge in the east the path runs along the route of the old East Grinstead to Tunbridge Wells railway (and the path continues to East Grinstead and Crawley to the West) the path passes thorugh many villages, such as Hartfield, from which refreshments are provided in a local pub. Forest row is more like a small town, with shops and servies. bike hire is also avaliable at Forest Row.  
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==Get in==
<br> The path is suitable for walkers and horse riders too, but it is recomeneded that you follow the following points:<br>
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*'''By Car:'''Parking is present in Froest Row, Hartfield and semi on-road parking is at Groombridge
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*'''By Train:''' Ashurst station (on the 'Uckfield Line' from London) is nearby or East Grinstead Station, also from London <br>
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==Stay safe==  <br>
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The path is suitable for walkers and horse riders too, but it is recomeneded that you follow the following points:<br>
 
* cyclists should give way to walkers, horses and people with disabilities. <br>Please use a bell but be aware that people may not hear or see you.<br>
 
* cyclists should give way to walkers, horses and people with disabilities. <br>Please use a bell but be aware that people may not hear or see you.<br>
 
* horse riders – no galloping please<br>
 
* horse riders – no galloping please<br>
 
* take care crossing nearby roads<br>
 
* take care crossing nearby roads<br>
* keep a reasonable speed, and slow down at junctions and bends.<br>Form Groombridge one can cycle on road to Heathfield and link up with The Cuckoo Trail. to the west another cycle path takes cyclists to Crawley and eventually to London and Brighton<br>
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* keep a reasonable speed, and slow down at junctions and bends.<br>
For further information on the route; The National Cycle Network provides information on cycling routes. Contact Sustrans on 0118 929 0888.
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==Get out==
 
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The route also links up with the[[Cuckoo Trail]] and forms part fo the cycle route from [[London]] to [[Paris]] via [[Newhaven]] <br>
 
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Revision as of 21:31, 3 May 2007

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Itinerary is in East Sussex.

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Understand


The 10 mile (14.5 km) route runs from Forest Row in the west close to the River Medway in Ashdown Forest towards Groombridge in the east the path runs along the route of the old East Grinstead to Tunbridge Wells railway (and the path continues to East Grinstead and Crawley to the West) the path passes thorugh many villages, such as Hartfield, from which refreshments are provided in a local pub. Forest row is more like a small town, with shops and servies. bike hire is also avaliable at Forest Row.

Prepare


Have a well maintained bike and a puncture repair kit etc; since there are limited bike shops and at certian times of the day and at certian bits of the route traffic can be a bit sparse

Get in


  • By Car:Parking is present in Froest Row, Hartfield and semi on-road parking is at Groombridge


  • By Train: Ashurst station (on the 'Uckfield Line' from London) is nearby or East Grinstead Station, also from London

==Stay safe==
The path is suitable for walkers and horse riders too, but it is recomeneded that you follow the following points:

  • cyclists should give way to walkers, horses and people with disabilities.
    Please use a bell but be aware that people may not hear or see you.
  • horse riders – no galloping please
  • take care crossing nearby roads
  • keep a reasonable speed, and slow down at junctions and bends.

Get out

The route also links up with theCuckoo Trail and forms part fo the cycle route from London to Paris via Newhaven



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