Haresfield Challenge

Gary Palmer will lead this challenging ride in the Stroud area on June 15th.

The ride will start at the Shortwood Car Park, near Haresfield Beacon. The route will be about 25 miles with approximately 2500ft of climbing. The climbing and descending can be a bit technical at times so this is probably not a ride for novices.

There is no café en route but there is a pub which we could call in to to rehydrate if people want to. Bring plenty to eat and drink during the day.

Start: Shortwood Car Park, near Haresfield beacon, nearest post code for car park is GL6 6PP. 

Directions from Stroud: 3 miles north-west of Stroud, between A419 and A46. Follow Whiteshill/Edge road from Stroud. 1 mile after Whiteshill village at the top of the hill take a left hand turn, signposted Haresfield. Follow this lane for approximately half a mile and Shortwood carpark is on your left hand side.

There is a £3.50 all day parking charge at this carpark but you can sometimes park outside on the side of the road.

National Trust directions:

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/haresfield-beacon-and-standish-wood#How 

One thought on “Haresfield Challenge”

  1. Morning. I have just rejoined. Im not a novice but im slow going up hills. Well im not young any more.lol.
    But dose this mean i can on go on novice rides.
    I dont want to slow pleople up.

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