Off-Road 80% Cycle Route

One of four off road routes that start and finish at the Co-op Car Park in Pewsey.

Designed to meet different levels of experience and ability, these itineraries have been specially created by local experts to reveal the best of the Vale’s landscape. Routes can be muddy and overgrown at certain times of the year.  It is essential to take two spare inner tubes, a pump and tyre levers.

Route 2 is 80% off-road.  This route has a number of hills and some are steep.  Includes the Huish Climb, Tan Hill Way, Martinsell Hill and Mud Lane.

Things to see en route: Hat Gate Nature Reserve, Jack Spratt's Clock.

Details of the Route

Refreshment Stops on the Route

More about the Vale of Pewsey

The North Wessex Downs National Landscape includes within its 1730 sq.kms. some of the finest landscape in England, including chalk downland, river valleys, ancient woodland and historic sites, with the Vale of Pewsey at its heart.

Great West Way is a 125 mile touring route in the south of England, stretching from London to Bristol.  The Vale of Pewsey is located right in the middle of the Great West Way, and is easily accessible by rail, road and canal.

This project has been supported through the North Wessex Downs Sustainable Development Fund – for more information or to apply please visit

This project has been supported by the Health & Wellbeing Fund of the Pewsey Area Board at Wiltshire Council.