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The Windmill on Wimbledon Common, on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Deer in the Beverly Brook in Richmond Park as seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Moody Thames seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Wooded glade in Spring, as seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Early sun rise over the Thames, seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Load image into Gallery viewer, The Windmill on Wimbledon Common, on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Load image into Gallery viewer, Deer in the Beverly Brook in Richmond Park as seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Load image into Gallery viewer, Moody Thames seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Load image into Gallery viewer, Wooded glade in Spring, as seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London
Load image into Gallery viewer, Early sun rise over the Thames, seen on the Womble Hunt bike ride one of Hidden Tracks Cycling collection of Bike routes around London

Womble Hunt GPX Route

Regular price £7.00

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Ride Level: Easy

Any bike | GPX Route | Traffic-free | Cycle paths & trails | 14 miles | 3 to 4 hours 


Discover the wild side of West London on a gentle ride linking parks and commons, past deer and windmills, then back along the riverside.

Any questions?  have a look at our FAQ's or Contact us 

Ride Description

Starting from Barnes Station, the route climbs through tree-lined streets to Wimbledon Common, where, frankly, you’re more likely to spot the fully working windmill than a Womble but that said the windmill is impressive and has a decent café attached.

The route crosses the common, take care in Summer, this part can get fairly crowded, walkers, children and dogs – herds of them, before descending to the Beverly Brook.

Crossing this, enter Richmond Park and climb, when you get to the top, turn around and have a Dick Whittington moment, it’s one of the protected views of St Pauls.  Descend ‘Dark Hill’ and follow the route past Ham House (always worth a visit) to join the river.

Just before Richmond, the route heads back into the park to re-join the Tasmin Way to the Roehampton Gate.  For a longer ride, alternatively, at this point, follow the river towpath to Barnes – this adds about 5 miles.

From Roehampton Gate, the route follows quiet side roads back to Barnes station

Start and End Points 

Barnes Station 

Ride Details 
  • Distance: 22 km | 14 miles
  • Climb: 200m | 560 ft 
  • Percentage off-road: 75%
  • Trail surface: Compact Gravel
  • Technical Grade: Green - Easy, suitable for all riders
Places to Visit 

3 miles:                Wimbledon Common Windmill

9 miles:                Ham House 

Places to Eat 

3 miles:                Wimbledon Common Windmill

12.5 miles           Richmond Park Café  

Is this ride for me? 

Ideal for riders with some off-road experience and reasonable fitness

Is my bike OK for this ride? 

You can do this on a hybrid bike however it's more fun when ridden on an MTB or other Gravel/CX bike.


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