Cooden Beach Station to Lakeside Café, Horam

We will leave CBS and cycle the familiar flat Pevensey Levels route to Stunts Green via Rickney. From there we will take the undulating lanes via Cowbeech and Vines Cross to Horam, where we can enjoy an early lunch at the Lakeside Café. For our return we will keep to the roads as far as Hailsham, then follow the Cuckoo Trail to Langney and back to Bexhill via Pevensey Bay.

Although graded as a 2b, only the northern undulating half will really test the legs. There are no big hills.   Approx 35 miles

Depart CBS 10:00

Return CBS 14:30-15:00

(09:22 train from Hastings arrives CBS 09:38)

Parking available in locality.

Philip

07845 968149 (text preferred)

Orangery from Battle

Meet at Battle Abbey Green to leave at 10am, cycling to the Orangery via a few steep hills.  We should meet the group coming from Little Common at the Orangery
Back at 1ish. 17 miles. Level 2B
Book with Sue 07952166819

Cooden, Hooe, and Orangery

From Cooden beach we will go through Whydown onto Hooe and horsewalk, back along Boreham Lane to the A271, where we will cycle carefully to Tilly Lane. It’s then a bit more uphill and down dale to get to Ashburnham, and a shop at the Orangery for a spot of refreshment.
Taking Compass lane back to Ninfield, continuing on the A269 to Peartree lane and back to Cooden.

Quite a hilly route, some of the back lanes are rather wet and a little muddy so not ideal for your best road bike!

25 miles approx
level 2b

As usual, please let me know if you would like to join me…. so I can let YOU know if I cancel it due to the rain!!

Thanks,
Heather

Hops, Orchards and quiet lanes of the Weald

A leisurely but undulating ride from Robertsbridge to the pretty hop gardens and orchards area of the Weald and quiet winding lanes north or Rolverden.  No official coffee stop but can have a short early stop at the shop in Sandhurst which has a coffee machine.  A few short bits of main road and a short bridlepath to link the lanes.

Please carry plenty of snacks, drink etc as am struggling to find coffee/lunch venues.  Possible lunch at The World of Water cafe near Rolverden or bring your own.    Although a 2B because of distance and hills we’ll ride at the pace of the slowest rider.  Ha (probably me)!

 

Denise

 

Ashford cyclepaths, Catha’s Seat and North Downs

Note, the date of this ride has changed. It is now on 29th

A fabulous gently undulating ride with quiet lanes, and great views from points on the north downs. There is a 3½ miles track to Catha’s seat which would be tricky for skinny tyres. Although marked as 2b because of distance this will be an all day leisurely ride with a couple of stops to be sorted for coffee and lunch. Am keeping this to a maximum of 10 riders due to getting bikes on trains etc.

Approx 35 miles
Level 2b
suitable for hybrid bikes

Time of start:  10.15
Meet:  Ashford International Station (If driving the car park only costs £1 all day on a Sunday)
Return: late afternoon around 5pm.

01580 880889   07508262768

Bexhill to Brightling circular

Join me on this nostalgic tour of the green country lanes that I used to regularly ride as a boy (not so long ago!!!).

From the Colonnade we will ride to Hope Cottage, Hooe for an early coffee about 10:30 am. From there, our route will take us to Ninfield – Freckley Hollow – Penhurst – Darwell Hole – Brightling – Mountfield and Netherfield, where we will stop for lunch at Netherfield Café, Shop & Post Office (about 1:00 – 1:15 pm). After lunch we will return to Bexhill via Catsfield and Henleys Down, arriving back about 3:00 pm. Whilst the ride has plenty of ups and downs, these will all be ridden at a moderate pace.
Total distance will be about 30 miles, with an elevation gain of 1,935 ft.

Trains: 09:37 train from Hastings arrives Bexhill 09:47.

Parking: Ample free street parking in area.

Philip
07845 968149 (text preferred)

Battle/Winchelsea (Level 2b feeder ride)

This is a feeder ride which we have graded as “Level-2b”, starting 10:30am at Battle and arriving at Winchelsea Station around 11:45am, where a Level-1 ride (see here) will take place.
After the Level-1 ride has finished, we will ride back to Battle again from Winchelsea Station, and will be back in Battle mid-afternoon

 

Cycle, kayak & lunch

Booking and payment essential.
Please meet me by 9.30am in the free car park in Northiam near St Marys church, Southern end of Northiam almost opposite Wills Café.
We will cycle through the hilly lanes approx. 20 miles in total to Bodium Boating Station where I have reserved 10 single kayaks and 2 tandems for anyone wanting to bring a child.
You could meet us there at 11.45 if you only want to kayak and lunch.
Kayaking 12 midday……..cost…….£11 for a single Kayak
£15 for a tandem
I must receive payment by Saturday 17th of August. First come first served basis. Please also message me to notify me of your payment.

My bank details:
Penelope Broad
Barclays Bank
sort code 20 06 72
account no 73007596
Please be prepared to get a wet bottom on the day, you may want to bring a change of clothes/shoes.

Lunch 1.15pm BBq meal available for £14 per head we tried this last time, was well worth the money or normal lunch menu available.

2.30 approx. cycle back to start. finish approx. 3pm

Do hope you can join in the fun.

CANCELLED – Fish n chips for supper

Sorry, this event has been cancelled due to high winds

Meet at Bexhill by the Sovereign light café at 2.30pm for a medium pace ride to Beachy Head and possibly beyond (see how we feel on the day) where we’ll have coffee etc.
Fish n chips for supper on our return.  30 plus miles depending how far we decide to go.

Feeder ride from Battle

I am doing a Level-2B “feeder” ride over to Bexhill Colonade to meet Heather’s Group, where we will do the leisurely (Level 1) cycle to coffee and back.
Leave Battle Abbey Green at 9 and go via Catsfield and Cooden.
Let me know if you are joining me on 07952166819
Sue

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