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Saturday Starter Rides

Fairlands Valley Park, Stevenage, Stevenage

Run by: Stevenage and North Herts CTC


Easy (led and swept) cycle rides for all. Rides are free but we ask that you join CTC if you come along to more than three. All rides are child friendly.

clockVarious Times

Suitable for any age

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A short, gentle led ride out to a cafe or other refreshments stop. Hertfordshire is hilly but we use the most gentle routes that we can. The pace is slow and set by the slowest rider.

Various Times

This activity runs at these times:

  1. Sat 28 Mar 14:00–17:00
  2. 14:00–17:00
  3. 14:00–17:00


Free of charge. You might like to bring money for refreshments at stop.

Difficulty level



Maximum distance 24 miles but usually much less. mile(s)


2.5-3 hours including a break

Special requirements

Please ensure all bikes are road worthy as we wouldn't want to turn anyone away. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible person.


We are a sub group of CTC, the UK's national cyclists' organisation. All our leaders are accredited with the national organisation.


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Fairlands Valley Park, Stevenage

Fairlands Valley Park, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG2 0BL

Meeting point: Outside Costello's Cafe at the Sailing Centre.

About this location

Fairlands Valley park (a Green Flag site) consists of 120 acres of beautiful parkland situated within the heart of Stevenage. The park is surrounded by woodland and is home to a wide range of wildlife and wildfowl. A wide range of water and land based activities are available including sailing and windsurfing courses, angling and orienteering. Children will love the aqua playground as well as the more traditional play areas.


This activity is organised and run by Stevenage and North Herts CTC.


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