Friday 28th June at 10.00am 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.

Starting Point & Postcode
Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre, Southampton Common  SO15 7NN
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 0 mins cycling)

Breeze Bike Rides in Southampton

Women's easy cycling in and around Southampton      

Want to feel and look FABULOUS?  Then get fit, fresh air, fun and make friends, all for free.

Breeze Rides are ideal for women of all ages who cycled once but have lost the habit and need a confidence boost to rediscover the rewards of cycling; the perfect way to introduce an active lifestyle to your routine.

Simply Fabulous are gentle introductory rides, using cycle paths, quieter roads and mostly flat.   A coffee/ cake refuelling stop is essential - more fun than filling the car! 

Forthcoming rides are   Fri 28 June,  Thurs 4 Jul,  Fri 12 Jul.   Rides depart 10am from Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre  on Southampton Common   cycling a leisurely hour  plus cafe stop.

Visit  or book your place to guarantee it  by contact:Dilys  023 8077 7472 

Starting Point
Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre, Southampton Common 
Starting Postcode
SO15 7NN

Meet the Champions

  • Dilys Gartside Dilys Gartside Having been a cycling solicitor, in 2005 I qualified as a National Standard Cycling Instructor and set up CycleWise to work as a freelance instructor and campaigner for cycling.
    I teach children and adults from novice to advanced often under Councils' subsidised Schemes. See my websites at or
    I was CTC Volunteer of the Year for South East England and recognised for our campaigning work with Southampton Cycling Campaign. I enjoyed being a cycling extra in Midsomer Murders and had fun bringing BBC's ‘Dom on the Case of Cars’ to Southampton to explore other modes of transport.

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