Friday 3rd May 2024 9:30am

Starting from - Broompark Picnic site, DH7 7RJ

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

  • 32 miles
  • Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), Road, 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


Wheeling to Whitehall and back via Haystax
Fri 3rd May 9.30am 32miles
Start at Broompark Picnic Site

Starting from Broompark we will pedal to the moorland beyond Consett via the Lanchester Valley and Waskerley Way railway paths. We will return via Oxen Law along minor but very hilly roads. Well stop for a cuppa/lunch at Haystax farm and coffee shop.
This is a challenging ride as overall we will be pedalling 1800’ uphill. Ragpath Bank uphill will be on our return route.

The ride is suitable for more seasoned riders on hybrid bikes. As always we can’t predict the weather so please dress suitably especially as it can get cold as we ascend to the moorland. You may well need extra layers as it may well be cold up there. Please bring your own snacks in case you get peckish before we get to Haystax (after 20 miles).

In order for the ride to leave promptly, please be punctual so we can carry out bike checks, etc. prior to us setting off. Please make sure your bike is in working condition and bring a spare tube to fit your tyres. Expect to be out for up to 5 hours.

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 8am 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 but 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.



Who else is on this ride?

Ride leaders

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  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Audrey Christie

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  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Kay Drummond


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