Sunday 12th May 2013 10:00am

Starting from - Visitor Centre and Cafe at Marquis Drive in Cannock Chase, Hednesford, Staffordshire, (NOT BIRCHES VALLEY). Meet at the metal green table. Free on road and paid car parking. WS12 4PW

This ride is closed to members of Chase Riders group only

  • 12 miles
  • Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres)
  • 2 hr 30 mins
  • Steady
  • Cannock Chase
  • Children aged 8-15*, Children aged 11-15*, Adults 16+ only, Children aged 5-15*

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WS12 4PW

Visitor Centre and Cafe at Marquis Drive in Cannock Chase, Hednesford, Staffordshire, (NOT BIRCHES VALLEY). Meet at the metal green table. Free on road and paid car parking.

Free public social ride. Starting at Marquis' Drive café (NOT BIRCHES VALLEY) we head down Sherbrook Valley and across the stepping stones and on up to Severn Springs. Next stage is going up Abraham's Valley hills then past cadet range corner and on to Tackeroo camp site then down to Fairoak fishing pools and on to Birches Valley and doing a turnaround at the café. Homeward bound back past Fairoak pools up the hill and back to Marquis' Drive and a much needed cup of tea and one of the cafe's great cakes. We take in three of the Valleys on the Chase on this trail, riding through a mixture of woodlands and open heathland on tracks and fire roads with the chance of seeing some of the local Deer. Other routes around Cannock Chase such as Castle Ring are also an option on the day. No one is left behind as we ride as a group. All off road so only bikes with off road tyres. Wearing a helmet is advisable; if you don’t have one please do not worry as you can still take part. If you enjoy the bike ride and would like to come again perhaps you could look to buy one then

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