Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200

Time to get ‘slaughtered’ in The Cotswolds! Big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed leading you to The Slaughters. You may use my name in vain.

Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire | Sat 22nd Sep 2018 @ 07:00

BRIEF:

Time to get ‘slaughtered’ in The Cotswolds! Big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed leading you to The Slaughters. You may use my name in vain.

WHEN: +iCal
Sat 22nd September 2018
07:00 - 20:24
WHERE:
White Hart Inn
Station Road
Iron Acton, BS37 9UG
EVENT REVIEW SUMMARY:
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Validation:
BR
Award Distance:
200
Total Distance:
201km
Speeds:
15-30kph
AAA: 2.75
Bronze Grimpeur
Climb:
2810m
Duration:
13h24
Entry closes:
20/09/18
Entry:
tbc

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Slaughtered in the Cotswolds. (2017)

Rated 5 out of 5
2nd February 2020

The name gives a good indication of the intent, as does the inclusion of a 20% climb around the 175 km mark (Simon Warren: 6/10, ‘this vicious little road’) — but that’s not the whole story. The name also refers to Upper and Lower Slaugther, two small villages in the Cotswolds, and this is a route of many chocolate-box villages and towns. In fact, on a sunny day, this would probably be one of the prettiest routes I have ridden. The climbs have views, looking out over counties. The descents have their villages, with their anchoring churches. The roads are generally decently surfaced, though there are some small, muddy and leafy lanes, with cambers and corners. The cafe at the steam railway station in Toddington was, on a Saturday, full to bursting with cyclists. Very well organized.

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