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Guided Cycle Ride – Along the Grasmere Trail

19/10/2019 11:00 - 15:00

{"ops":[{"insert":"Discover this new trail from Ambleside via Rydal Water to Grasmere with trained leaders.\n"}]}


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{"ops":[{"insert":"Just right for active families and leisure cyclists who wish to explore by bike. We follow a little-known quiet route out of Ambleside and head for the shores of Rydal and Grasmere. Our effort is rewarded in Grasmere with lots of cafes for refreshment – or perhaps a piece of Grasmere gingerbread. For the return, we retrace the route – but the views look very different this way.\nStart: Outside Ambleside Primary School, Vicarage Road, Ambleside LA22 9DH departing at 11.00am"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Nearby car parks: Miller Bridge (postcode LA22 0EE). Small car park at Ambleside Primary School at the ride start (weekends & school holidays only), Vicarage Lane LA22 9DH"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Grade: Moderate. Minimum age: 11 years (with adult supervision for under 16’s). "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Suitable for: active families, leisure cyclists and mountain bikers on mountain bikes or hybrids. We follow minor roads and improved bridleways. Undulating with two short steep sections."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Price: Adult £5, child free. Minimum age 11. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Length: 12 miles "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Duration: approximately 4 hours"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Booking essential. Bring your own bike. If you need to hire a bike please arrange this yourself.\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Local bike hire:"},{"insert":" Ghyllside Cycles, The Slack, Ambleside Tel 015394 33592. Child’s bikes available. Located 250m from ride start point. Advanced booking essential.\nWhat to bring"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"A mountain or hybrid bike in safe, working order – your own or hired"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Bring warm, waterproof clothing, gloves and trainers or cycling shoes"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Small rucksack or cycle bag to carry your kit"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Something to eat and drink"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Sunscreen"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Helmets are required for under 16s and recommended for adults (supplied with bike hire)"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Thank you for choosing an activity with us. Our guided cycle rides are led by dedicated and committed volunteers who are passionate about the Lake District.\n\n"}]}

Location: Ambleside Primary School  Vicarage Road,  Ambleside,  Cumbria,  LA22 9DH

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