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MTBing near Southampton

gandhigandhi Posts: 187
edited March 2008 in MTB rides
Hi All,

I want to go riding over the long weekend, but I don't really fancy going to Queen Elizabeth (might be full, will be very muddy). I don't mind travelling a little way. I'm based in Southampton, but fairly new to the area.

I want to be able to do a decent length (~20+ miles), and I'd rather not have to map read too much.

So, where should I go?

Thanks in advance.


  • pjm-84pjm-84 Posts: 819

    I'm also in Southampton but more of a roadie. There's a great big enclosure at Lords Wood where you can get lost for hours however it more techie then distance. Still I can spend 2 to 3hrs in there and have a good workout. Watch out for the young guys on the motorcross bikes though.|s ... 20SO14%203

    Alternatively you can work you way through to Chandlers Ford, nip on the road to Hursley and then pick up a few trails before heading onto the South Downs.

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