Our downloadable off road cycle trail maps are an innovative way to explore the area and are ideal for holidaymakers or anyone wanting to discover more of their local area. Each download includes a 3-page, A4 high resolution PDF file that includes the map, turn by turn directions, local information and handy tips. You can print as many copies as you need or save on your phone for easy reference.
Your download also contains a free copy of the GPX file for the route, which can be loaded into a GPS device or used with mapping software such as our own OS Maps.
The former seat of King Alfred the Great, Winchester is a city steeped in history as England's ancient capital. This medieval city and its surrounding countryside demand to be explored – venture out to see Hampshire’s idyllic villages and the fabulous rolling countryside of the South Downs National Park. You can choose from nine individual route maps across the area.
Off road cycle trails in Hampshire West:
- Candovers - A 16 mile easy-going trail which uses part of the Wayfarer’s Walk and takes in the villages of East Stratton and Woodmancott.
- Danebury - A strenuous 24 miles that takes in some of Hampshire’s finest scenery, joining easy sections of the Test Way with the steeper gradients of the Broughton Downs. A wide variety of villages provide additional interest including Stockbridge, Longstock and The Wallops.
- Farley Mount - Only 14 miles long but still a challenging route, this trail travels through the small hamlets of Farley, Ashley and the Sombornes, returning via Sparsholt and Dean.
- Micheldever Station - 19.5 Miles and rated as 'moderate', start from Micheldever Station and cycle anti-clockwise along country roads and open countryside.
- Sparsholt - Long at 25 miles but relatively easy cycling, this trail is easily accessible from Winchester. It takes you through gently undulating roads and rough tracks across both wooded and open country. A number of interesting villages may be visited - Wonston on the banks of the River Dever is particularly striking.
- Test Way - Running between Stonymarsh and Stockbridge, this disused railway track provides a safe and flat surface for cycling making it particularly suitable for families with children - up to 5 miles each way.
- The Ox Drove - 25 mile strenuous cross country trail which uses part of the Ox Drove Way, once a drove route for cattle.
- Westwood - 3.5 miles easy-going circular route following forest tracks and a bridleway.
- Winchester- 26 miles long, this demanding and dramatic trail follows part of the ‘South Downs Way’, dropping into Winchester and continuing north out to Micheldever Wood.