Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail

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

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

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

Distance:
103 km   in 8h14
Date:
Saturday 9th March 2019
Time:
09:00   to finish by 17:14
Starting from:
Whitchuch , Bristol
Fee:
£6.50   ( )
Closing date:
6 Mar 2019

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Sunrises:
06:41 GMT
Sunsets:
18:02 GMT
Weather:
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Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
YH G NM P R T (100) (6/3)
Organiser:
Will Pomeroy
Body:
Audax Club Bristol
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Speeds:
12.5-25 kph
ROA:
2000
AAA:
1.5
Total Climb:
1600m
Event No:
19-563
Category:
BP
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Route
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