Sunday 14th April 2024 10:00am

Starting from - Willington Park St car park, DL15 0PF

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

  • 35 miles
  • 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

DL15 0PF

Pedal to Piercebridge
Sun 14th April 2024 10am 35 miles
Start Willington Park Street car park - junction with A690
Behind the traffic lights
DL15 0PF

Let’s pretend to be gladiators for the day as we go Roman and check out the fort of Piercebridge next to the River Tees.

Our march by bike will start at Willington and pass Witton Park and Evenwood on our way out, while we will return via Walworth, Ulnaby, Brusselton, Shildon and Bishop. The plan is to stop for refreshments at Ulnaby Farm (just over halfway) but will confirm once we have reccied. We’ll mainly be on tarmac but will travel a couple of stretches of the Brandon Bishop railway path (approx total 7-8 miles). If it’s been wet recent to the ride then be prepared for some muck, and mudguards preferred. The ride’s typically hilly for west/south Durham with 1800’ total elevation.

Expect to be out for 5-6 hours and come suitably dressed for cycling and wandering around the fort (free entry).

In order for the ride to leave promptly, please be punctual so we can carry out bike checks, etc. prior to us setting off. Make sure your bike is in working condition and bring a spare tube to fit your tyres.

As the weather can be unpredictable at this time of year we may alter the ride slightly if conditions are not great and we'll make any decision to cancel/amend by 8.30am on the morning and let you know via the conversation tab within the ride booking system.

For any queries please use the option to ‘Message Ride Creator’. If you book and later can’t make it please cancel your place so we know for sure who to expect on the day. For any last minute cancellations on the day please also add a note in the ride Conversation before cancelling so increasing its chance of being seen and so we know who we are expecting.

Audrey and Helen

Who else is on this ride?

Ride leaders

Profile photo for Audrey Christie
  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Audrey Christie

Profile photo for Helen Adair
  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Helen Adair


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