Wessex Gravel Adventures

Cycling UK Affiliated Group

Wessex Gravel Adventures

Welcome to the Cycling UK Group page of Wessex Gravel Adventures

We are an activity provider offering small group guided bikepacking trips and supported adventures in the greater region of Wessex.


Our activities 
MTB/Offroad rides
About us 

The group has been formed as a registered and insured activity provider to deliver guided bike packing trips and small group supported experiences within Wessex. 

We have been Cycling UK Mountain Bike Technical Trail Leaders for 10+ years (Now Advanced MTB Leader) and have 20years experience in delivering trade and consumer experiences in the outdoors.

Join us : 

By joining our  Cycling Uk group we can offer the benefits of discounted affiliate Cycling UK insurance through our unique group code.

We love maps , planning new routes and sharing our experiences, we can link you to our closed "friends" list on Komoot and you can access routes in our region we've been on or have planned. 

We'll promise keep you up to date with our plans , we'll also be posting product reviews and trip field notes. 

Join our group by simply registering for our mailing list here https://www.wessexgrvl.cc/

Our Trips :

Our trips are true bike packing journey's within the region we call our home. We carry all our own equipment on a bikes as we travel through the Historic Kingdom of Wessex.

Further details are listed under Events , or full trip details and how to join a trip are  available on our website here https://www.wessexgrvl.cc/ NOW LIVE 

We also offer full hire of bike packing equipment for our trips. Generally the trips are aimed at 'Gravel ' bikes , but the Jurassic Explorer , South Downs Way could be done on Hardtail Mountain Bikes depending on group. The Intro weekend could be done on either gravel or mountain bikes with hire bikes available locally.


Jurassic Explorer  2 days :

Exploring the best tracks and views in the  Purbeck Hills  , overnight at remote woodland campsite.

Ridge Raider 2 days :

A circular route of  Purbeck Ridges & Wessex Ridgeway, overnight at Pub campsite.

Wiltshire Warrior 2 days :

An epic gravel mission into the Cranborne AONB & West Wiltshire Downs, overnight at woodland campsite.

South Downs Way 2 days :

The classic 160 km endurance route from Winchester to Eastbourne , overnight at campsite.

King Alfreds Way 4 days :

The newly launched gem of a route , we start and finish in Winchester, overnighting at campsites & a hostel (subject to Covid 19 restrictions)

Intro to Bike Packing 2 days :

Join us for a laid back intro to bike packing in the New Forest , from our woodland campsite we explore , you get to ride bikes learn about the kit and bags, build tarp tents in the woods. Eat outside with a small group around campfire.  An ideal way to see what its all about, with no previous experience required. All technical equipment and sleeping kit / tents  included.




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