This route is a 27 mile loop with about 21 miles off road with short sections of road.
The loop begins outside the Missenden Abbey and follows the national cycle route 57 along Whitefield Lane and passed Roald Dahl’s Gipsy House and through Angling Spring wood, following the National Cycling Route 57 along Moat Lane, Kiln road and Honour End Lane.
Turn off honour End Lane onto the Bridle Path and when you get to the road go into Hampden House and along the bridle path. Follow the GPX along bridle paths to the Pink & Lily, down Wardrobes lane and onto bridle paths that join onto the Ridgeway. Follow the Ridgeway and eventually onto the Phoenix trail (part of the national cycle route 57).
A short clip of the Phoenix trail:
Just before mile 13 turn off the Phoenix trail and turn right and follow the trails to Ilmer and across the Thame road onto another bridle path eventually arriving at Orchard view farm.
After taking a break (coffee and cake!!) turn left when leaving the cafe and then turn right at Meadle onto the bridle path. turn right and cross over the lower Icknield way and go through Monks Risborough and across the Aylesbury Road and onto the Ridgeway (right) and up through Whiteleaf and over the top and down and across the Rignall road and up towards Coombe hill.
Follow the trail back along the ridge to the Rignall road and back to the Missenden Abbey.
Total climbing: 599 m
The coffee stop is at 16 miles Orchard view farm in Stockwell road. Amazing fresh cake and a full breakfast selection Orchard View Farm, in the quiet Buckinghamshire countryside, has a passion for great food which resonates through their Rare Breeds Farm, Restaurant, Café, Farm Shop and Butchery.
Inside you will find a wide selection of local produce, including top quality meat from our butchery, a wide selection of local products, and a wide range of delicious home cooked food from the café. With a focus on our own meat and local produce we aim to provide the best of Buckinghamshire for everyone.
More details at: www.orchardviewfarm.co.uk