The Thornhill Trail and Beyond.....
Tuesday 13th November at 10.30am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.
|Cycling time||Ride distance||Suitable for||Distance from me||Ride level|
|75 Mins||? Miles||Women only Not all rides are suitable for everyone. This will tell you if the ride is suitable for you and/or your friends and family.||? Miles||
- Starting Point & Postcode
- Car Park Bamford Recreation Ground, Bamford, Derbyshire, S33 0DA S33 0DA
- Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
- 1 hours 30 mins (1 hours 15 mins cycling)
Breeze Bike Rides in High Peak
This is a lovely traffic free route apart from a very short distance between the car park at the recreation ground and the start of the Thornhill Trail. Between the car park and the trail we ride on a very quiet country lane.
We then turn right past the Quaker House and take the Thornhill Trail up towards the Ladybower Reservoir. The Thornhill Trail was the old reservoir construction railway for the Upper Derwent Valley.
At the end of the trail we will get off and push up the track to the dam wall (it is a steep hill!) then follow the track around the side of the reservoir. We will return by the same route.
As with all the trail rides, it is ideally suited for beginners and it is almost completely traffic free. There is a very gradual incline on the outward journey but nothing to worry about!
It's definitely nippy out these mornings so gloves are a very good idea along with plenty of layers. A helmet is recommended if you have one but if you don't, you can still come along.
If you have any questions please get in touch on our Facebook page Breeze network Peak District
Look forward to seeing you there!
- Starting Point
- Car Park Bamford Recreation Ground, Bamford, Derbyshire, S33 0DA
- Starting Postcode
- S33 0DA
Meet the Champions
- Christine Dicken
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