104km cycling event starting from Warmley, Bristol. Controls at Cranmore and Cheddar, plus 2 information controls. Enjoy the Somerset countryside with a good sprinkling of #wills_hills as you make your way to Cranmore Station before along The Mendips and down to Cheddar and Gorge, on some cheese!
As with the longer Chalke & hAAArd Cheese 204km you head out from Warmley Station along the Bristol to Bath Railway Path before vaulting over valleys where tracks diverge as you head to East Somerset Railway. Coupling up with the longer route you continuing up and atop The Mendips before descending to Cheddar for some cheese then, you guessed it, ascending its mighty Gorge to traverse The Mendips to the Chew Valley and on to the arrivée. The start is easily accessible from Bristol on bike via the Railway Path. There is a small free car park with height barrier. All being good Warmley Waiting Room will be open early especially. Public toilets should be open from 06:30. The finish will be about a mile away at The Hollybush Inn serving food all afternoon for cyclists. ADD MY EMAIL TO YOUR ADDRESSBOOK
- 05:08 BST
- 21:23 BST
- YH G P R T (100) (11/7)
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Youth Hostel at or near start
- Toilets at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- GPS files available from organiser
- Will Pomeroy
- Audax Club Bristol
- Entries to:
- (please enter online)
- 12.5-25 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No:
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