A 6 mile loop exploring northern Oswestry and Gobowen and the countryside around Old Oswestry Hillfort and Park Hall Farm. A couple of steep climbs and some sections cross busy roads. Recommended for older children with experience of cycling on the road.

Distance

6 miles

Terrain

A couple of steep climbs and some sections cross busy roads.

Start from

Gatacre car park

Nearest to

Oswestry

Parking

Gatacre car park

The route

This is recommended for more experienced child cyclists as there are a couple of sections of busy road. The route crosses the A5 – this can be done on foot.

Cycling code

  • Always follow the Highway Code
  • Be considerate to other users, and give way to pedestrians and horse riders
  • Take particular care at junctions, when cycling downhill and on loose surfaces
  • Ride in single file on narrow or busy roads
  • Consider wearing a helmet and high visibility clothing

Refreshments

Shops, cafes and pubs in Oswestry town centre.