Sustrans is the national charity that aims to improve everyday journeys for everyone creating ‘healthier places and happier people’. It is also custodian of the National Cycle Network and aids creation of cycle routes throughout the UK.
NCN route 246 that runs from Timsbury near Romsey to Kintbury near Newbury passes close to Whitchurch – see NCN 246
Cycle Basingstoke is a ‘campaign’ group based in Basingstoke who lobby on cycling issues and liaise with local authorities on cycle infrastructure provision in the Borough.
Cycling UK is a leading national cycling body that campaigns locally and nationally on issues important to cycling as well as providing valuable member benefits, There are also groups throughout the country and arrange rides and events.
Current campaigns are here: CyclingUK CURRENT CAMPAIGNS
GREEN TRAVEL HAMPSHIRE
Green Travel Hampshire wants to make travelling in and around Hampshire greener, healthier and with reduced carbon emissions to tackle the climate emergency.
WHITCHURCH OFF-ROAD CYCLE ROUTE
A 23 mile challenging trail covering many of the places that were an inspiration for Richard Adams’ ‘Watership Down’.
British Cycling is the leading organisation for the cycle sport in the UK. As well as overseeing the racing side of cycling it also campaigns on behalf of all cyclists, provides insurances, and a wide range of benefits.
WHITCHURCH HAMPSHIRE ADVENTURE CYCLING (W.H.A.C.)
WHAC is a Facebook group of people who enjoy cycling in and around Whitchurch, Hampshire, UK. It’s a place to share routes, arrange group rides, publicise organised events and any other cycling-related information relevant to the group.
ANDOVER WHEELERS CYCLING CLUB
Andover Wheelers is a friendly local cycling club that runs social rides, and racing events including weekly Time Trials during the season. Founded in 1933 it is long standing in the area and caters for all levels. It is known as the Friendly Club for good reason.
Whitchurch Cycling provides information on the local area.
CAMPAIGN FOR BETTER TRANSPORT
Campaign for Better Transport’s vision is for all communities to have access to high quality, sustainable transport that meets their needs, improves quality of life and protects the environment.
THE NORTH WESSEX DOWNS
The North Wessex Downs is a tranquil yet stunning landscape of rolling chalk downlands, forests, woods and dales. Beech woodland crowns the tops of many of the downs providing wonderful panoramic views for miles around.
And it is directly north of Whitchurch – a wonderful area for cycling.