Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail

Description

103km cycling event starting from Whitchuch, Bristol. Controls at Wells, Kilmington and Whitehall Garden Centre.

Taking in the sights south of Bristol. Expect a few #wills_hills including Alfred's Tower and some beautiful countryside including a lovely gradual descent on a traffic free old rail trail

Interactive map available through web link. ============================================================ Heading out past Chew Valley Lake and over The Mendips to the cathedral city of Wells you can grab a quick coffee or more from the market. Continuing on round the Bishop's Palace you make your way through Bruton to tackle the climb upto Alfred's Tower before the chance for some pub grub. The return leg includes a castle, Mells then the Colliers Way railway path into the old mining town of Radstock all with a few more #wills_hills before arriving back at Whitehall Garden Centre. Parking at Whitehall Garden Centre. Toilets & cafe available in the morning, cafe all afternoon with sandwiches (maybe more) and drinks from 17:00. Easily located by car from A37 or bike from Bristol Centre via the Whitchurch Way

Event Date and Location

Distance:
100 km (103 km) in 8h14
Time:
09:00 to finish by 17:14
Starting from:
Whitchuch, Bristol
Fee:
£6.50

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PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

Speed:
12.5-25 km/h
Climb:
1600m
AAA:
1.5
Category:
BP
Body:
Audax Club Bristol
Audax Points:
0
Event No:
20-563

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Will Pomeroy
Email:
will@audaxclubbristol.co.uk

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Parking at start
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Route Map

Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail

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