Round trip from Northampton to Cirencester
Bibury RP 18
This route starts at a McDonald's, a convenient place to meet your mates before setting off. This is a very scenic route and as soon as you cross over the very busy M1 motorway you are into beautiful English countryside with the roads lined with hedgerows and crops growing in the fields. You'll pass over canals and go past Boddington Reservoir and the home of Jaguar, Land Rover and Aston Martin at Gaydon. You then turn onto the B4455 Fosse Way which is arrow straight. The Fosse Way was an ancient Roman road that ran from Exeter to Lincoln. There are large sections of it remaining and these are easily picked out on a map by their straightness. As soon as you leave the Fosse Way, you enter into the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty A.O.N.B. known as The Cotswolds and famous for the honey coloured stone cottages. The route stops for lunch in Cirencester and at route point 16, there is ample motorcycle parking and a good choice for food.
After lunch, the route is soon in Bibury, one of the most beautiful villages in England. A stop here is recommended. As the route leaves The Cotswolds A.O.N.B. you are still in the lovely countryside and it is not until you reach and go past the Grand Prix Circuit at Silverstone that this route uses a major road. From here, the A43 takes you back into Northampton.
Ford at Upper Slaughter RP 9
Cirencester RP 16
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The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. It consists of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (except North and North East Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland. The region has an area of 15,627 km2 (6,034 sq mi), with a population over 4.5 million in 2011. The most populous settlements in the region are Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Mansfield, Northampton and Nottingham. Other notable settlements include Boston, Chesterfield, Corby, Grantham, Hinckley, Kettering, Loughborough, Newark-on-Trent, Skegness, Wellingborough, and Worksop. Relative proximity to London and its position on the national motorway and trunk road networks help the East Midlands to thrive as an economic hub. Nottingham and Leicester are each classified as a sufficiency-level world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.The region is primarily served by East Midlands Airport, which lies between Derby, Loughborough and Nottingham.
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