Medium difficulty. Distance 17.5 miles (optional shorter route 12 miles)
A moderate 17.5-mile ride with some challenging uphill and downhill sections on main route, or an optional shorter route of 12 miles.
Look out for:
- Dunkeswell Abbey: take a short detour to visit the ruins of the Abbey, founded in 1201 as a Cistercian Monastery.
- Churchinford: note the seven way crossroads!
- Otterhead Lakes: a short detour will take you to this former Victorian estate. Now a local nature reserve with a mile of lakes, woodland, grassland and some surviving heritage features.
- Upottery Airfield: One of three local airbases used by the Canadian and US air forces in the second world war.
Grid reference: ST213127
Nearest postcode: TA3 7QU