newark showground to town centre.

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hubgearfreak
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newark showground to town centre.

Postby hubgearfreak » 4 Aug 2014, 8:05pm

any tips? i can't think of any other way apart from over the showground roundabout and into winthrope, arriving down by the old courage place. but over the showground roundabout isn't going to be pleasant or safe. google earth shows a track from the showground to the petrol station at A17/A1/A46 roundabout, but the track seems to terminate there...does it?

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Re: newark showground to town centre.

Postby TrevA » 4 Aug 2014, 8:46pm

If you go via Winthorpe there's a cyclepath that goes under the Newark Bypass and through a housing estate to emerge near Northgate station (I've not been this way for a while though, since Swinderby café closed). Or you could head south from the showground across the A17 at a roundabout, into Coddington, then along the road that takes you down Beacon Hill into the town.

The A1/A17/A46 roundabout is a bit of a nightmare, so best to avoid it if you can.
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Re: newark showground to town centre.

Postby pete75 » 5 Aug 2014, 2:05pm

Ridewithgps come sup with this which avoids the big roundabout http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5538302

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Re: newark showground to town centre.

Postby TrevA » 5 Aug 2014, 6:31pm

pete75 wrote:Ridewithgps come sup with this which avoids the big roundabout http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5538302


That's the one. Goes under the A1 and under the A46.
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Re: newark showground to town centre.

Postby hubgearfreak » 10 Aug 2014, 5:34pm

thanks both. even going going over the showground roundabout is something i wished to avoid, but at least it's easy from there.

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Re: newark showground to town centre.

Postby pete75 » 10 Aug 2014, 10:13pm

hubgearfreak wrote:thanks both. even going going over the showground roundabout is something i wished to avoid, but at least it's easy from there.



This way then http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5608950