Day 9: King’s Lynn to London

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Clavering village in Essex.

The final and longest day – King’s Lynn to Ely and Cambridge, and then faster roads to London. Only on leaving Cambridge are there hills, and these are minor compared to the previous days!

Distance: 173km
Climb: 556m
BRT Time: 9h 25
Max Height: 126m (Epping Forest)
Off-road Sections: None
Accommodation: Home

Itinerary

  • 0km: 1000 – King’s Lynn
  • 20km: 1105 – Downham Market
  • 50km: 1240 – Ely (Stop 1)
  • 50km: 1310 – Ely
  • 80km: 1440 – Cambridge (Stop 2)
  • 80km: 1525 – Cambridge
  • 101km: Coppice Hill – 50m in 1.5km (3%) kotm
  • 109km: Arkesden approach – 60m in 2km (3%)
  • 114km: 1720 – Clavering (Stop 3)
  • 114km: 1750 – Clavering
  • 126km: 1835 – Bishop’s Storford
  • 137km: 1910 – Harlow
  • 149km: 1950 – Epping
  • 173km: 2110 – The End

Contigency
Trains from King’s Lynn, Watlington, Downham Market, Ely, Cambridge, Bishop’s Stortford and Harlow, all to London.

Extras

  • Use quieter roads between Bishop’s Stortford and Harlow
  • Go down the Lea Valley via Chingford, from Epping
  • Extend route to The Mall

Average July Weather
Cambridge: Max 22°C. 23% chance of rain.

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