Tag Archives: cycling

Sustrans, the NCN and a big day out for the Golden Chariot


Having cycled 34 miles last weekend without even meaning to (after getting rather lost in-between Richmond and Wimbledon), we decided that this weekend we’d try to cycle even further.

Intending to stray outside the M25 for the first time, I invested in a proper National Cycle Network map of Central Sussex and South Surrey, and planned a route from Redhill train station, near Reigate, down to Brighton: a not-too-shabby 37 miles in all… Continue reading

Free bike rides for all in Cumbria!

[this blog first appeared on greentraveller ]

Visitors to Cumbria this summer can take part in cycling activities free of charge, thanks to a new Passport 2 Pedalling scheme.

Cumbria Tourism has teamed up with CycleActive, a company in Penrith, to offer training courses and guided bike rides across the Lake District from July to October.

Beach biking‘ sessions are taking place on the sand at Allonby, Barrow and St Bees in August with… Continue reading