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Cycling in Eastleigh
Eastleigh Borough Council is committed to creating a
comprehensive network of cycle routes across the Borough.
Already a substantial part of this network has been built,
particularly in Eastleigh itself, and in Hedge End. In
total there are over 44Km of dedicated cycle routes within the
Borough with over 40 locations with cycle parking facilities,
including at all the railway stations serving
Borough-wide Cycle Map
A Borough-wide cycle map is available to help you plan
your cycle journeys and find new, convenient and safe
routes around the Borough and beyond. This map has recently
been updated for 2014.
For a paper copy of this map, please contact Richard Pemberton
or tel 02380 688 280).
Cycle Journey Planning
Several journey planning websites exist. The best of these
By inputting your start point and destination, you can search
for the quickest, quietest or most pleasant route for your
cycle trip. The route is then displayed on a map with turn by turn
instructions. The gradient profile of the route, the journey
distance and the estimated time are also included.
TransportDirect also offer a similar cycle journey planner.
click this link to use this alternative cycle journey
Adult Cycle Training
Are you thinking about getting back in the saddle but feel
your skills are a bit rusty? Or are you someone who has never
cycled before, but would like some assistance to start doing
There are a number of local providers of cycle training. These
Cycle training for children: Many schools in the Borough offer
Bikeability training to school pupils. You should enquire about
availability of this training with the school. Some of the
training providers listed above also can offer cycle skills
training for children and young people.
Skyride Local- Summer 2014
During summer 2014, as part of the Skyride initiative across the
Southampton area, there will be a number of "Skyride Local" led
rides in and around the Eastleigh area. These rides are
free to join and cater for varying levels of fitness.
A schedule of rides is available at this
link. You can find out more or sign by visitng http://www.goskyride.com/southampton
Cycle Parking Requests
Bike is a website where members of the public can
identify locations where cycle parking is lacking
or requires improvement. The service is completely free of
charge and uses Google Maps so exact locations can be highlighted.
Park that Bike collate the information and send it to the relevant
Cycle facilities in Bishopstoke and
Designed in conjunction with Wyvern College, this shows the network
of off-road cycle routes, signalised crossing points, advice on
cycle security and signs you may see.
Cycle facilities to Berrywood Primary
Designed in conjunction with pupils from the
school, this highlights all the information pupils will need to
cycle safely to Berrywood Primary School.
Alternatively, if you would like a paper copy of either map,
please email Eric Reed or telephone him
on 023 8068 8233.
Cycle Routes in Neighbouring Authorities
Other Useful Links
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