London to Paris

Description
This ride takes you along the proposed route for the Avenue Verte - a traffic-free cycle path, safe enough for a child, linking London and the French capital.
The ride includes some climbs - the toughest being the North Downs for people cycling the route from south to north. Most of the route is rolling countryside, apart from Redhill to Crawley (via Gatwick airport!) in the UK, and the capital cities themselves. There are some pleasant waterside stretches to enjoy too, notably a run along the River Wandle in London and then a lovely spell along the wooded banks of the Seine in France.
For a fantastic full route guide from Stephen Mulvey of the BBC, please click here

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London to Paris Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map

London to Paris Aerial Photo View Map - view photos and points of interest

   
   
Distance314 miles (506 km)
Difficulty**
Memory Map RouteLondon to Paris.mmo (right click - 'Save As')
GPX FileLondon to Paris.gpx (right click - 'Save As')
Elevation
Route Photos
St Paul's Cathedral at the start of the ride
Merton Abbey Mills on the River Wandle, London
Along the Worth Way Bridleway from Crawley to East Grinstead
Newhaven, where you will catch the ferry to Dieppe, France
Dieppe
Approaching Paris
The Seine at Sartrouville, Paris
End of the Route at Notre Dame

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Map (Route in Red)
Aerial Photo View of this route
Video

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