Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200

Salisbury Plain, steam trains, & neolithic Avebury, Woodhenge & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure!

Warmley, South Gloucestershire | Thu 2nd Feb 2017 @

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Salisbury Plain, steam trains, & neolithic Avebury, Woodhenge & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure!

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At a time to suit you.
WHERE:
Esso - Tesco
Deanery Rd
Warmley, BS15 9JB
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Validation:
BR
Award Distance:
200
Total Distance:
206km
Speeds:
14.3-30kph
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat
Climb:
2194m
Duration:
14h24
Entry closes:
Never
Entry:
£5.00
Route:

Extensive route notes and a variety of nav files will be sent via email a week before the event. 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.

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Event Information

description:

Departing from Warmley you’ll head east scaling the Cotswold escarpment for a gentle cruise through Malmesbury to Purton. Then south through Avebury’s earthern works and stone circle, over the Pewsey Downs for stunning views across the Vale and down Wiltshire’s Avon valley. Turning west onto Salisbury Plain you’ll visit the lesser known neolithic site of Woodhenge first before using a 1km section of byway to approach Stonehenge giving you amazing views; you can get quite close to the stones here without paying to take in their time defying presence. Having made your way between tumulii using the closed main road you then continue across the Plain; time to form some trains if there is a headwind! Into the wonderful Wylye Valley with the optional Ginny’s Cafe at The Ginger Piggery. On to Somerset and Cranmore, will you stop at the station or the pub? Save a bit for the final section heading north as you’ll have a few #wills_hills in succession.

Caution: The 1km byway approaching Stonehenge is a firm surface, it has some large embedded flints to begin and potholes to end but just go slow and enjoy the scenery. It was easily navigated in March on 25mm tyres.

You may start any where on the route but you must get proof of passage when you start and finish.

details:

Entry includes postage of brevet card one way. Select whether you want to receive your card before or after the event in the entry process. If you select before allow 5 working days to receive, you must then return your card post event with your proof of passage and a self addressed envelope for me to return back to you. If you select after send me the proof of passage electronically; photos (of receipts) or GPX and I’ll fill out your brevet card and return.

You will receive all the details of controls, times etc via a ‘do not reply to’ email upon entering; there will be a link within so you can notify me by email up to a second before you depart.

payment:

I’m sorry but I will no longer accept postal as I rarely am able to get to the bank. The payment process isn’t Paypal and will accept credit or debit cards.

Bookings

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Entry £5.00

Before - post completed card with proof of passage & SAE for final return.
After - collect proof of passage & send by email, final card return included.


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