A49 : Warrington - Shrewsbury

Summary

3 star route rating
Corners : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.6
Straights : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.7
Scenery : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.6
Road Surface : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.6
Visibility : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.7
Police Presence : green 3 Motorcycle Road2.7
Hazards : green 3 Motorcycle Road3.0

Info

Route Added By : rabbit
Date : January 22, 2005
Length : 71 kms / 44.1 miles GPX - ???
Road Type : Rural

August 8, 2012 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

This is a great ride, some nice scenery as well, alot of the road is national speed limit, great road for learners to use as well.

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March 12, 2009 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

Use this road a lot much better than the motorway,just watch for plod have come across them a few times usually at Whitchurch end. faz

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March 6, 2009 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

Great alternative to the M6. Watch out for police camera van on my trip it was at Cuddington.

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December 11, 2008 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

Have travelled this road several times from M66 south[there is a pub at junct 10 just 100yds south of junct with motorway,if riding south turn first right down short road and at end turn right again called the Hollow Tree, good for coffee and food]
A49 great all the way down to Hereford and then follow A466 south to Monmouth and onto Chepstow through wye valley and tintern abbey. bit winding by side of river there but abbey well worth a stop
At Whitchurch, junct A41 and A49 There is a Big Breakfast every spring at a truckers stop at a place called Prees Heath something to do with Bike Guide Mag. about 3000 bikes get there worth looking out for.

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June 30, 2006 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

best bit is from Beeston to Whitchurch try it

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April 22, 2006 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

from warrington to whitchurch is a great road, from the M56 section on the A49 its very fast and some really nice corners, heading towards Oulton park is a good run but lots of side roads, got to keep an eye out, once you get past the A534/A49 crossroads it opens up to a more interesting ride, still be on gaurd as it is farming area. Oh, and get on the A41 thats good too

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November 26, 2005 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

top road well better than boring yourself to death on the m6 if ive got the time i always use this route going south

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June 2, 2005 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

Good call. An excellent road, and a great alternative to heading north on the motorway.

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May 25, 2005 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

I've used this route a few times from Warrington to Monmouth it's a steady enjoyable route which would suit all classes of rider

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January 22, 2005 - 2 star route rating Motorcycle Road2.0

Mostly medium/high speed flowing bends and some good straights. Midway Cafe (just south of Whitchurch) is a nice place to stop on this route.

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  • rabbit
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