Thursday ride route

This week - a Mick Boulton special route!  Slightly longer than usual and pretty hilly.

Thursday 23rd 10am at Plush Hill Cycle shop, Church Stretton.  Next week (Thurs 30th Jan) will be a very flat route.


Depart Church Stretton to Little Stretton and take back road to Minton and out at Cwm Head, right for 2 miles downhill to join Bishops Castle road right for 2 ½ miles.  Take the first turning right to Asterton and straight on through Medlicott and Coates to Bridges. Just after the pub keep left and left again at the main road and immediately right signed Gatten up short 25% incline then right again to Gatten, keep left at next T junction, into Habberley then straight on for Pontesbury; on the edge of Pontesbury go right into housing estate Linley Avenue and right at the school(Bogey Lane) to join main road. 
 
Right for ¼ mile into Plealey, first right at Plealey to The Oaks (keep right at Oaks farm), straight on towards Pulverbatch, straight over at Shrewsbury to Bishops Castle road to Church Pulverbatch and left for Stapleton. Right towards Dorrington and 2nd left (no sign post) for ¼ mile  cross A49 carefully and go under railway bridge                               (* for longer route follow instructions below in italics)                       straight over at crossroads for ¼ mile then right at T junction, left past school for ½ mile, right onto Watling St and keep straight on for Church Stretton

*Left at crossroads and in ¼ mile 2nd right for Frodesley.  Then left for Acton Burnell, right into Acton Burnell to Ruckley, left in Ruckley past Langley Chapel, right at T junction for ½ mile, fork right, another ½ mile go right at crossroads into Church Preen, left in Church Preen to Chatwell and keep straight on for Enchmarsh and straight again with the Caradoc in front of you follow sign for Church Stretton