leave the A3 southwest of Guildford and run up the long
slip road for Milford, there is always a sense of relief
to be off the frenetic pace of the busy dual carriageway.
is also the feeling that an enjoyable route to Goodwood
is beginning which will take you through some beautiful
countryside and the attractive market towns of Haslemere
and Midhurst. The road ahead has gentle
curves and undulations leaving you with that essential interest
- what is ahead?
At modest speeds, the winding roads suit the handling of
a pre-war or classic MG. You need to take time as there
is a great deal to see along the route and interesting places
to stop and enjoy. Probably the high point of the route
is your first glimpse of the smooth lines of the South Downs
Memorable MG Routes series
This is the second Memorable MG Route in a new series launched
in the revived Safety Fast! (15.10.07)
viewpoint on top of the South Downs close to the grandstand
on the Goodwood horse racing course, provides a panorama
over West Sussex. On a bright day the views for 30 miles
north can be stunning.
to Goodwood Aerodrome along the A286
You can download a copy of the two page article on this second
Memorable MG Route together with a photo guide to the route
and a detailed route guide with directions, places to see, diversion
options and suggested refreshment spots. They are both PDF documents.
to the route
Walk on Black Down
a copy of the guide in PDF format.
guide and details
new series called Memorable MG Routes has been launched
Memorable MG Routes
are not simply about the tactile pleasure of driving the road, particularly
in an MG, but they are also about the interest along the route from
the views on the road, places to visit, sights to see and of course
refreshment at tea shops and pubs! More
Series will continue
A key feature of this series is contributions are welcome from members
with their own memorable routes. So suggestions for additional routes
will be very welcome. A note with guidelines for the style, content
and format of the Memorable MG Routes series is available. More