Sunday 25th February 2024 10:00am

Starting from - The bottom of Charlaw Bank, DH7 6TH

This Women - Breeze Durham ride is open for anyone to join

  • 25 miles
  • Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), eBike
  • 5 hr
  • Challenging
  • Durham
  • Adults 16+ only
  • Women only

Free, women-only bike rides led by experienced Breeze Champions. They are a great way to get started in cycling or to improve your skills, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned cyclist.

Starting point


From the bottom, we will climb up Charlaw Bank, enjoy the views from the top, cycle through Annfield Plain to Stanley where we will stop for lunch at the Lakeside Tea rooms at Harperly Farm. After lunch we will head west to join the c2c route through Consett, before heading south again on the Lanchester Valley Railway line (off road) and then back to the start.
Limited parking is available at the bottom of Charlaw Bank.

A chance to visit the Lakeside Tea Rooms at Harperley and enjoy the views from the top of hills :)

Half on road, returning on the Lanchester Valley Railway lines

We will stop for refreshment at the Lakeside Tea Rooms

Helmets are always advisable, as is clothing suitable for the weather. Good gloves, buffs and waterproofs will be useful. We also ask you to bring along an inner tube that fits your wheel, tyre levers and a pump.

We especially welcome newbies!

Who else is on this ride?

Ride leaders

Profile photo for Jacki Patrickson
  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Jacki Patrickson

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  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Helen Adair


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