Saturday 27th February 2021 9:30am
Starting from - The starting point will be in the car park nearest to the Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre, Slack Lane. (Google Ref: 2J3R+P3 Heanor). Entry to the car park is via Heanor Gate Industrial Estate. It is a pay & display car park - card and contactless. Toilet facilities available. DE75 7GX
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A majority of the route will follow the bridleways within Shipley Country Park, breaking away for short distances onto roads and back into the park, with a section which takes the ride along the Nutbrook Trail. There will be a refreshment stop at Oakfield Farm (Stanley Common)
The kinds of road you will be riding on are a mixture of gravel, tarmac and woodland tracks. 80% of the ride is traffic-free. A road specific bike is NOT RECOMMENDED for this ride.
A table for 6 has been reserved at Oakfield Farm Cafe. Covid rules apply - a facemask must be worn on site, only removing when seated. Payments are taken via card machine (contactless).
A helmet is advisable for this ride, a spare inner tube and a mobile phone. Suitable clothing for changeable weather. Pay & Display at Shipley Country Park Car Park takes Card, Cash and Contactless (currently £3 for 4 hours) Toilets located in Visitors Centre (open 9am)