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SAT 26 APR

FREE

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.

clock14:00–16:30

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.

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sat 3 May 11:00–12:00
  2. 14:00–16:30
  3. Sat 10 May 10:00–16:30
  4. Sat 24 May 14:00–16:30
  5. Sat 31 May 14:00–16:30
  6. Sat 7 Jun 14:00–16:30
  7. Sat 14 Jun 14:00–16:30
  8. Sat 21 Jun 14:00–16:30
  9. Sat 28 Jun 14:00–16:30
  10. Sat 5 Jul 14:00–16:30
  11. Sat 12 Jul 14:00–16:30
  12. Sat 19 Jul 14:00–16:30
  13. Sat 26 Jul 14:00–16:30

Cost

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

Difficulty level

  1. Easy
  2. Leisurely
  3. Moderate
  4. Hard

Distance

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

Duration

2.5-3 hours including a break

Special requirements

All are welcome but 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.

Accreditation

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

Location

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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 Show more… 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.Show less…

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.

Contact

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

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