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A comprehensive map of the South East Dorset area covering all of Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch. We not only have wonderful beaches but attractive green area and interesting towns. We hope you enjoy exploring our area by bike.
The Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch Area Cycle Map can be opened in the downloads area on the right of this page.
The map will open with a broad view of the east of borough. Scroll down for the west of the borough and use the magnifying glass icon in the top menu bar and the hand tool to grab and pull the map from any direction.
This is a cycle ride of approximately 7.5 miles, visiting places of historical interest in Poole. The route goes along the Quay and out to Upton House along the picturesque Holes Bay shared-use path. A leaflet is available showing a map and providing historical information.
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One of Dorset's gentlest way-marked routes, this 16 mile tailway follows much of the old Dorchester to Southampton railway line. The trailway takes you through some of East Dorsets's stunning landscape.
Greenways are largely car-free, off-road shared routes connecting people to facilities, open spaces and within and around our towns.
The Bourne Valley Greenway stretches between Canford Heath in Poole and Bournemouth Sea front and includes nature reserves, heathland and formal gardens. A map showing the route is available.
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Cycle West is a cross-channel network of three way marked cycle routes through South West England, Brittany and Normandy.
Petit Tour de Manche
The "Petit Tour de Manche" (PTM), is a 240 mile route from Poole - Dorchester - Weymouth - Jersey - Saint Malo - Cherbourg using Condor and Brittany Ferries. This follows National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 2 and Route 26.
Grand Tour de Manche
NCN 2 also forms part of the larger "Grande Tour de Manche" (GTM) which passes through Poole, Dorset, Devon and Plymouth then crossing the channel to Rosscoff and rejoining ther PTM route and St Malo.
Visit cycle-west.com for planning information including route section reviews, maps and GPS tracks, accomodation, attractions and more.
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