Blackwater to Merstone
The route from the old station house at Blackwater follows the route of the old railway through linear woodland alongside the stream that leads into the Medina. It passes the peaceful Birchmore Pond nature reserve then continues across fields before arriving at Merstone where the old station platform is still preserved.
It is all off road and suitable for all bike types though it can get muddy in places.
Distance: 2.9km (1.8mi)
Time: 9 – 12 minutes
Elevation: mostly flat
Terrain: Off-road cycle path, suitable for most bike types.