Long Mynd Cycling Festival
The Long Mynd Cycling Festival is a Church Stretton and Cardingmill Valley based cycling festival which is taking place from Saturday 7th June 2014 to Saturday 14th June 2014.
It will feature road and mountain biking events for all the family.
Events for Adults
Saturday 7 June – The Long Mynd Batch Burner
A 48 km Mountain Bike Challenge over the Long Mynd and surrounding hills. SOLD OUT.
Sunday 8 June – The Long Mynd 2000 Sportive
Choose between a 55 mile or 92 mile route which take in some of Shropshire’s most challenging climbs. Departs from Carding Mill Valley between 8.30 and 9.30am.
Monday 9 June – Free Women Only Breeze Rides
Choose between a 20 mile route departing from the Chalet Pavilion in Carding Mill Valley at 10am or a 10 mile route departing from the same location at 7pm.
Tuesday 10 June – The Burway Hill Climb
Come and watch or join local cyclists taking on the Burway road in an evening Hill Climb event being organised by the Wolverhampton Wheelers Cycling Club. To enter the event or find out more details please visit the club’s website.
Wednesday 11 June – Free Mountain Bike Ride
A guided ride over the Long Mynd led by qualified mountain bike leaders – Come and join Kate and Allen on a gentle guided mountain bike ride starting at the Chalet Pavilion in Carding Mill Valley at 6.30pm.
Thursday 12 June – The Brewery Trip
10am Thurs 12th June from Plush Hill Cycles, Church Stretton – ride to the Three Tuns, Bishop’s Castle, take a tour of the brewery, lunch at the pub and return – back by 3pm
£5 (covers the brewery tour).
Vintage bikes and clobber option – break out your old bike and vintage racing jersey to take the trip in style.
Free Family Events
Thursday 12 June – Evening Family Bike Ride
A guided family bike ride led by qualified ride leaders. The 16 mile route takes you on gently rolling, quiet country roads. The ride is suitable for adults and children aged 12 and over (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Meet at the Chalet Pavilion in Carding Mill Valley at 6pm.
Saturday 14 June – Family Day in Carding Mill Valley
Fun starts at 10am!
Create bike powered artwork and smoothies.
Power the Cycle Cinema.
Visit the bike demo stands.
Young children can ride around their own traffic free circuit and take part in the slow bike race.
Free Travel Shropshire learn to ride sessions at Teme Leisure in Church Stretton, book a place at: www.travelshropshire.co.uk/long-mynd
Plus lots more family activities.
For more information visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/carding-mill-valley-and-shropshire-hills/things-to-see-and-do/events/