The route is 5km long (about 3.1 miles) and (nearly) pancake-flat: it rises a few feet along Nun's Walk on the stretch between 'Ford' and 'Pit (dis)' on the southeast leg. With the exception of a few yards of gravel drive past Mill House, the route is on tarmac road.

The L2SOTM Route, courtesy James Field

Route Description

Leave the Cricket Ground and turn left along the B3048 towards the Plough, left into Southside Road, left into Nun's Walk, left into The Cleaves then back through the village along the B3048 to the Cricket Ground. The route is shown in red on the map.

Online and GPX

The route can be viewed online at milermeter.com: http://www.milermeter.com/?r=6519571 or by downloading this GPX file and using, for example, http://www.bikehike.co.uk/mapview.php

The Annotated Map

You can follow the route using the highlighted rectangles in the map below. The photos are in a gallery below that. James Field made a movie of the route - for which, many thanks. You can watch it in the YouTube window above or on youtube.com using the player's button.

  • Turn from the Cricket Ground onto B3048
  • Turn onto Southside Road
  • Turn onto Nuns Walk
  • Turn onto The Cleeves
  • Turn onto B3048
  • Finish at the Cricket Ground

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service (way back, when it worked). Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

The Six Turns

Click on a picture to open the gallery.

Since these pictures were taken, we have been putting signs out at each turn to direct the runners.