Robertsbridge to Bedgebury cafe

Note: Due to forecaster bad weather, this ride may be cancelled or postponed. We’ll let you know

(it’s one of the many important reasons why we insist that people book in for rides!)

 

 

A new ride to leisurely wind up and down the hilly lanes from Robertsbridge to pick up a section of the Sustrans Route 2 north of Hawkhurst.  This takes us into Bedgebury from the Eastern side.  A light snack/coffee etc before wending our way back.  There will be a few short stops to check the map!  Although most of the route is on road, it won’t really be suitable for skinny road tyres due to the Bedgebury section.

Dep:  Robertsbridge Station:  10.15  (9.50 train from Hastings if no engineering works)!
Return:  Early afternoon

Mileage:  approx 25
Grade:  2A
Bikes: hybrid /touring

Please book in with Denise
01580 880889 or 07508262768

Eastbourne/Polegate circular. Note new start location

If you have not ridden this route before, you will be pleasantly surprised by the mixture of coastal, urban and rural scenery that it offers. Good coffee and cakes at “Fusciardi’s Ice Cream Parlour” is also a bonus.

Route
Leaving Cooden Beach Station at 10:00, we will follow the coastal route to Eastbourne, arriving at Fusciardi’s for coffee about 11:00. From there we will continue west and then head north inland towards Polegate via Willingdon. We will then briefly join the southern end of the Cuckoo Trail before heading home via Rickney and the Pevensey Levels, arriving back about 14:30. The route has a few gentle undulations, which will be ridden at an easy/moderate pace. Total distance of about 30 miles.

 

Morning coffee ride to Lime Cross

Meet to leave from the Wheatsheaf at Little Common at 10.00 and cycle via Catsfield and through the lanes to Bodle Street and on to Lime Cross Nursery for coffee, returning via Pevensey and Cooden to Little Common by approx 14.00 .
The route is quite hilly but the ride will be easily paced to help us to keep together.. Distance will be 25 to 30 miles
Please text Bill on 07746 997193 if you would like to join this ride.

Cooden Beach Station to Hilliers Garden Centre

After leaving CBS, we will cycle to Hillier’s for elevenses and then head south on the Cuckoo Trail to Langney and return via Pevensey Bay.

Mainly flat with just a few gentle inclines.  Approx 25 miles

Depart CBS 10:00hrs

Return CBS 13:30-14:00hrs

(09:19 train from Hastings arrives CBS 09:35)

Parking available in locality.

Philip

07845 968149 (Text preferred)

Robertsbridge Circular Revisited!

If you’d like to burn off a few of those Christmas calories please join me for this delightful circular route starting at Robertsbridge.

We will cycle via Salehurst, Bodiam,Ewhurst Green, Northiam, (coffee stop at Will’s Bakery) Beckley, Staplecross and Cripps Corner.

The route is about 20 miles largely on quiet roads with 1,500ft of climb.

The hill out of Salehurst is steepish.The remaining route is undulating. Poppinghole Lane can be a ‘free cycle’ done at your own pace.

There is the option for lunch/tea at Judges, Robertsbridge on return.

 

Meeting Place

Robertsbridge Station

Trains from Hastings leave at 09.50 arrive at 10.14.(These will need checking nearer the time with Christmas Service?). There is plenty of free

parking on the roads, Recreation Ground and Station Road Car Park. (Please note not free at the Station).

 

Please text Dawn on 07870602277 if you would like to come.

Cooden Beach to Hilliers for coffee

Starting 10am from Cooden Beach Station, we will ride out to Hilliers garden centre. Returning 1pm approx.

Please book in with me for this ride
Thanks,
Mike Pollard

Orangery from Little Common

Meet at The Wheatsheaf, Little Common roundabout, Bexhill to leave at 10am and have coffee at The Orangery. Hopefully we will meet riders coming from Battle at the Orangery.

Back at 1sh. 16 miles Level 2A
Book with Bill 07746997193

Pett Level and Rye

Meet at Pett Level Beach 10am for a short ride approx. 20 miles.
It will be a level 2a, suitable for Hybrid or Road bike. A few hills but nobody will get left behind.
We’ll ride through Pett, and Rye returning to Pett level.
Please park along side the beach just past the houses and 30mph sign.
bring some snacks and wear warm clothes, Coffee stop along the way.
Please book in if you’re planning to come along, as if the forecast is bad I will cancel.
Should be back to cars by 2pm.

Stonegate ride

Rob says…

I’m doing a ride on Sunday, all welcome, sorry short notice, but more rides needed and weather reasonable, so grab it…….

 

Start Stonegate Station (trains running, one gets in at 10.18),or park there (or cycle there for extra points!) Depart at 10.30. Circular ride to lunch at Tottingworth Farm Cafe TN21 8TG near Heathfield. Hilly route at gentle pace so 2a ride, via Etchingham, Woods Corner. Arrive by 1pm, leave 2pm, short run back to Stonegate Station, due there for the 3.13 train back to the coast. Sorry no coffee!! Rob

If you plan to use the train, please check the rail enquiries website before heading out. The last time we looked there was a “bus replacement service” (on which you can’t take bikes)

Cycle to the seaside

For those of you that haven’t had enough water yet, lets cycle to Sovereign Harbour to check out if the boats are still afloat!
This will be a relatively short ride, just to get out and blow the cobwebs away! Having the obligatory coffee, cake and stimulating conversation with our cycling friends.

Meet at the Colonnade Bexhill, Ready to leave at 10.30am  NOTE SLIGHTLY LATER TIME

Cycle along to Cooden Station and along to Pevency Bay where we will join the cycle path to Sovereign Harbour for coffee at Di Lieto’s, so we can check out the boats!

We shall return by the same route, returning at approx 1.30pm

Approx total distance :  20 miles max
Suitable for any bike you don’t mind getting dirty!

Heather
07739711346

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