Dallington and Great Park Farm

The 30 mile ride will start from Battle Abbey at 10.00am, level 2b grade, and go out to Dallington along quiet country lanes.
I would recommend taking water, banana and/or snacks for brief stop at half way. Main stop will be near end at Great Park Farm, Catsfield – brilliant cakes and light lunches!
Please email Martin if you are coming – m.noakes@yahoo.co.uk

Ride through some of the prettiest villages in Rother

Our ride will see us heading out towards Cripps Corner and on to Beckley. We will stop for coffee at Wills in Northiam. Then, up and down a few more hills to get to Bodiam to give the fabulous castle a wave. The last few villages we pass though are Robertsbridge and Sedlescombe on our way back to Battle.
Total 32 miles. Back about 3 pm. Do bring snacks to eat along the way

We will be able to do a quest point on this ride 🙂

Over the North Downs to Faversham

We will cycle from Staplehurst to Lenham for an essential early coffee stop, and then hop over the North Downs and on through Doddington to Faversham. If time, we’ll first nip over to Oare and have a look out across the Swale at Harty Ferry. Then we’ll find some refreshments at a café in Faversham and have a quick look around this historic market town and its harbour. Return via Charing Heath and Egerton. Generally scenic route, with a variety of landscapes and pretty villages. Mostly long lanes and not too many turnings to worry about. 54 Miles in total

Return to Staplehurst around 4:00 pm. Option to shorten near the end if we are running late.

We will depart from Staplehurst Station at 09:15 (08:07 train from Battle arrives Staplehurst 09:09, change at Tonbridge – please check for engineering work on the day). We anticipate returning to Staplehurst at about 4:00 pm.

 

Please bring plenty to drink as it is a longer ride and it may yet be hot. Some snacks would be a very good idea as well.

Please text David on 07709 620267 if you would like to come along.


Anyone travelling by car is welcome to park at David’s house. Please arrive a bit earlier and be ready to depart by 09:05. Parking is limited, so please car share if possible. If you can’t find anyone to car share on the club Facebook or WhatsApp groups, please let David know and he will try to help.

Pett level circular – CANCELLED

Please note this ride is cancelled as Penny is unwell. It will be rescheduled at a later date

 

Approx 22 miles and Hilly
Coffee on our return.
Please meet 10am at Pett Level beach. Plenty of parking along the sea front.
Don’t park in the pub car park !
Return between 1pm & 2pm
Please bring lunch and Snacks

Hope you can join me
Penny

Cycle and river Kayak

Cost £10.50 BOOKING ESSENTIAL ASAP (price includes instructor)

Meet 10am at Northiam Public Car park (near St Marys Church on the southern end of Northiam)

I have booked 10 places at Bodiam Boating station with an instructor to help us along the way.

We will cycle a 24 mile loop through country lanes to Bodiam Boating station where I have booked us a table for lunch at 1.30.  Menu for all tastes, you can bring a picnic and eat out side if you prefer.

3pm our floating chariots will await.

A soggy bottom is compulsory, so best to bring a change of clothes, but this is optional.

After our paddle we will continue our cycle ride back to our start/cars. Returning approx. 4.30/5.

If you would like to join me please text Penny and transfer £10.50 into my account ASAP. Only 10 places.

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Note, you can still join us for the ride, even if you are not kayaking  (but please call Penny to let her know)

1066 Lanes and Castles

Starting from The Colonnade below the Art-Deco De-la-Warr Pavilion we will cycle along the Promenade to Pevensey near to where King William is alleged to have landed in 1066 passing the notorious Star Inn where members of the Hawkhurst Gang stashed their smuggled loot before transporting it north.
From here we will meander through the marshy lanes stopping for thirty minutes refreshment at Lime Cross before returning via the ancient market town of Hailsham and descending along the route of the old railway line now renamed Cuckoo Trail to Polegate where the Roman road from Pevensey to Lewes passed. From there we will continue onto Westham which is recorded in the Doomsday Book before arriving at the Medieval Castle at Pevensey, after a fleeting look at the Tudor Pevensey Court House and Gaol we will circumnavigate the Pevensey roundabout and cycle back to Bexhill.

35 Miles in total

 

Note, there is a feeder ride coming from Battle beforehand

Catsfield lanes and Etchingham

From Catsfield our route will be Ashburnham, Brightling, Robertsbridge, Etchingham for coffee, Stonegate, Burwash, Brightling, Penhurst and return to Catsfield.
A few hills along the way, returning to Catsfield around 2.30pm.

Coffee stop included, but bring some snacks to keep you going.
Approximately 31 miles, quite hilly

Robertsbridge to Three Legged Cross Pub (near Bewl)

A hilly but leisurely paced ride via Burwash to Three Legged Cross.  Probably no coffee stops on route unless we happen to see anything, but we’ll have a quick snack stop and an early lunch/coffee stop at pub. Feel free to bring packed lunch.  Shorter route back via Etchingham.  Approx 15 miles out 10 back
 

Middle Farm for lunch

Meet at Wesson’s Café, Horam at 10am, ready to leave at 10:30.
Cycle about 2 hours to Middle Farm, Firle for lunch.

Back to Horam about 3pm, second tea stop optional.  Approx 35-40 miles in total

Please EMAIL me if you’re coming (mobile number infrequently used!)

Thanks,
Rob

Fast and Flat from Bexhill

Scenic ride through the county passing through the National Nature Reserve and some of the historic sites of recent and past times, there will be a short stop for breath and optional refreshment along the route at a well renowned Cafeteria before traversing through the picturesque lanes and an excellent sea view back to Bexhill where the ride will end.

27 miles, not very hilly but being a Level-3 it will go at a fast pace

 

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