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This event is part of the Brecks Outdoor Festival

Social Cycle Ride in Thetford Forest

A friendly and social group bike ride to explore the landscape of Brandon Country Park and Thetford Forest. All abilities welcome as the difficulty will be determined by the riders on the day.

September 12, 2024
10.30am - 12.30pm
Commencing at Brandon Country Park
Fully Funded
Café
Toilets
Car Park

Social Cycle Ride in Thetford Forest

Have you ever wanted to explore the scenic landscapes of the Brecks on two wheels?

Celebrate the Brecks Outdoor Festival with this fun and friendly group cycle ride, starting and ending at Brandon Country Park. During the event, you will join volunteers from Mildenhall Cycling Club, who will guide you on a leisurely group ride through the park and Thetford Forest.

This event welcomes all levels of experience, from group bike ride beginners, to more regular riders. Cycling is a fantastic way to explore your local area, while supporting your physical and mental wellbeing.

On the day, the distance and pace will be determined by the group. Supported by volunteers, and with no pressure to go further then you are comfortable with, this event will allow all participants to enjoy a forest bike ride suited to their own level. Following the ride, the group will gather at the Brandon Country Park café with those who wish to join and purchase a refreshment.

This event is hosted as part of the Brecks Outdoor Festival, a two week celebration of the landscapes and heritage of the Norfolk and Suffolk Brecks. The Brecks Outdoor Festival (7th-22nd September) is hosted by the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme with thanks to the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund. For more information and to discover the full programme of events, please visit www.brecks.org

 

Social Cycle Ride in Thetford Forest

When: Thursday 12th September

Where: Commencing at Brandon Country Park, Suffolk, IP27 0SU

Meeting point: We will meet outside the main Brandon Country Park visitor centre

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Time: 10.30am – approx. 12.30pm

Distance: The distance will be determined on the day based on the group. The ride will only be as far as those attending wish to and are comfortable cycling.

Cost: Free of charge, booking required. Book now here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-brecks-fen-edge-and-rivers-lps-18728785165

Further Information

Transport: Brandon Train Station is located 7 minutes cycling distance away.

Parking is available onsite. Parking Charges will apply. Find out more information HERE

What should I bring: Please bring your own bike, and we would strongly recommend wearing a cycling helmet. You may also wish to bring a bottle of water and snack. During the event there will be an opportunity to purchase a tea or coffee should you wish to.

What should I wear: Please wear comfortable clothing and dress appropriately for the weather.

Ages: All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult throughout

Facilities: Toilet and café facilities will be available at the start and end of the ride.

Find out more information about Mildenhall Cycling Club, HERE

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the BFER Team:

(E) bfer.admin@suffolk.gov.uk (T) 01473 265600

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