London to Paris

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

Distance314 miles (506 km)
Joining RoutesWandle Trail
Memory Map RouteLondon to Paris.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

GPX File

London to Paris.gpx (right click - 'Save As')
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
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

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