Enjoy the Somerset countryside with a good sprinkling of #wills_hills as you make your way past Cranmore Station before along The Mendips and down to Cheddar and Gorge, on some cheese?
WHEN: +iCal11/09/2021 08:00 - 16:19
Bristol And Bath Railway Path Warmley, BS30 5JB
EVENT REVIEW SUMMARY:
Extensive route notes and a variety of files will be distributed to entrants via email a week or two before the event. In the mean time use the interactive map for an overview of what lies ahead (subject to change); toggle the elevation & grade on/off by clicking the key. *Please note plugin's 'grade' is experimental so take it with a pinch of salt, especially where rocky outcrops may be present.
As with the longer Chalke & hAAArd Cheese 203km you head out from Warmley Station along the Bristol to Bath Railway Path. Take a quieter route in Bath to Odd Down before vaulting over valleys where tracks diverge. Head towards East Somerset Railway, stopping at Cranmore Memorial Hall for CAKE! and more laid on by the Strawberry Line WI. Coupling up with the longer route you continuing up and atop The Mendips before descending to Cheddar for some cheese. Then, you guessed it, ascending its mighty Gorge to traverse The Mendips to the Chew Valley and on to the Arrivée.
The start is easily accessible from Bristol on bike via the Railway Path.
The finish will be about a mile away at The Hollybush Inn serving food all afternoon for cyclists.
The diet section of the booking form is to aid the Strawberry Line WI.
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- This event is run in accordance with Audax UK's Regulations and is covered by their insurance.
- At this time COVID-19 restrictions may apply; please see Audax UK news for current situation.
- Additional measures will need to be undertaken for a successful event and for future ones to take place including but not limited to: staggered starts; remaining in your group; electronic proof of passage.