Paved area in front of The Bargate
The route takes in the 13 mile path with great views of the Weston shoreline. Starting from the historic Bargate and following the shoreline all the way to the ancient maritime village of Hamble, via the Royal Victoria Country Park and back again. There's plenty to see including the Norman Gateway to the medieval town of Southampton (Bargate), Itchen Bridge, Weston shore views, the Chapel in Royal Victoria Country Park and the beautiful Hamble village. The route takes you past two great refuelling stops at Hamble Beach Café or in the Royal Victoria Country Park and is best suited to mountain bikes, hybrid type of bikes and non - racing bikes.