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With just a few undulating hills and a mostly flat terrain, Tewkesbury is a popular destination for road cyclists.
The town is on National Route 45 of the National Cycle Network, which runs for 270 miles and links Chester with Salisbury via Whitchurch, Ironbridge, Bridgnorth, Droitwich Spa, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Cirencester and Swindon.
Off the main routes there are plenty of quiet country roads to explore surrounding Tewkesbury making the town an ideal place to stay whilst exploring the area on two wheels.
With a wide choice of cafes, pubs and restaurants it’s a well-liked destination to take a break and refuel.
Mountain bike enthusiasts looking for a challenging ride frequently seek out nearby Bredon Hill, Cleeve Hill, the Malvern Hills and the Forest of Dean.
For those looking for an adrenaline adventure then visit the 417 bike park at Crickley Hill, less than half an hours drive south of Tewkesbury. There you can experience downhill trails, indoor pumptrack and dirt jump barn https://417bikepark.co.uk
Tewkesbury has two big anniversaries in 2021; 900 years since the consecration of the Abbey and 550 years since the Battle of Tewkesbury. The town will have plenty to celebrate
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