A selection of road and off-road rides are listed below or you can visit the Walking and Cycling section of the Club website.
The individual route links below will take you to the Strava website and associated route summary. We intend to publish GPX files for these routes in the downloads section below. In the meantime, if you subscribe to Strava, you will be able to print and export the GPX file yourself. Initial subscription is free.
Route recommendations may be incomplete and/or inaccurate and may contain sections of private land and/or sections of terrain that could be challenging or hazardous. Always use your best judgement about the safety of road and trail conditions and follow traffic and property laws. Please also read our Ride Disclaimer.
- Epsom Rail Station
If you are coming from London you may want to take your bike on the train as Woodcote Park is a short ride from Epsom Station. Trains arrive on a regular basis from London Victoria and Waterloo stations. Please check timetables and conditions of use.
- Captain’s Drive
A half mile hill sprint used in our annual Captain’s Drive Cycle Challenge or it can be used as a short and leisurely ride to Epsom Downs. Steep in parts and suitable for road and off-road bikes.
- Box Hill Loop
A quick 19 mile ride to West Humble prior to the climb via Box Hill to Headley and back to The Club via the Captain’s Drive. There are Cafe stops at West Humble Station (Pilgrims Cafe and Cycle Shop) as well as The National Trust Cafes at the top of Box Hill. They are all bike friendly. If you don’t intend to stop at West Humble you can head straight up Box Hill via Zig Zag Lane before reaching the A24.
- Leigh via Betchworth
A very scenic 26 mile ride to Leigh via Betchworth and the new bridge over the River Mole. Return to The Club via Box Hill or use this route to avoid Box Hill from West Humble.
- Newdigate Cafe Ride
Leave The Club via the Captain’s Drive on this 32 mile ride and head to Betchworth. Stop at the cyclist friendly Cafe at Newdigate before returning to the Club via Box Hill or return avoiding Box Hill from West Humble.
- Legs of Rubber Legs of Steel
40 miles of climbing in the Surrey Hills!
- Epsom to Brighton
A 45 mile route to Brighton used for the annual ride to Brighton to watch the Veteran Car Run. Cycle back or take the train back to Tattenham Corner via East Croydon from Brighton. Tattenham Corner is the closest station to Woodcote Park but you need to use the Captain’s Drive Entrance. When you come out of the station, head towards the Grandstand using Tattenham Corner Rd. Cross over the round-about and down Ashley Rd towards the traffic lights. At the light turn left into Langley Vale Rd. Under the bridge and take the second on the right which is a drive with gates just past the Holiday Inn road. Use the pedestrian gate and head down the drive towards the Clubhouse.
- Club 100 mile route
An endurance ride through stunning countryside and rolling hills. The route heads out via Cobham and returns via Box Hill taking in the Newlands Corner Climb, Wornesh, Kidford (with its useful village store/cafe) and many more villages and country lanes.
Off Road Routes
- Box Hill Ride
A 13 mile off-road route taking in the fantastic scenery around Box Hill, Headley and Epsom Downs. Return using the Captain’s Drive Entrance. Challenging in parts.
- Colley Hill Ride
A 12 mile (return) off-road route through Epsom Downs, Walton on the Hill and a gentle climb to Colley Hill before returning using the same route. Use the Captain’s Drive and entrance to start and end this ride.
- Round the Borough Bike Route
Epsom & Ewell Borough Council have created The Round the Borough Hike and Bike (RBHB) route. The RBHBis an off-road route approximately 20 miles long that joins up the beautiful spaces in Epsom and Ewell. This includes Epsom Downs, Epsom Common Local Nature Reserve (LNR), Nonsuch Park, the Hogsmill LNR and Horton Country Park LNR. The route is permanently marked with discs and can be completed at any time of the year. We suggest using off-road cycles if you are intending to cycle the route. Maps, including a smartphone version, can be downloaded from the EEBC website. You can join the route from the Woodcote Park Clubhouse by cycling up the Captain’s Drive, turning left through the gates at the top and then head to Epsom Downs Racecourse. Alternatively, exit by the main entrance on Wilmerhatch Lane and turn right. This will lead you to the Wilmerhatch Lane/Loop Road junction on the route.