The great outdoors - posts from July 2014

Peak District National Park

Celebrate National Parks Week: 28 July - 3 August

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July 28 2014 in The great outdoors

The three hour ranger-led cycle ride along The Granite Way is a great way to discover more about the picturesque Dartmoor landscape. Bring your own bike and helmet, or hire them from Devon Cycle Hire. £5 per adult, children free. http://www.dartmoor.gov…

ky Rides are hugely popular big traffic-free bike rides in Yorkshire

Get on yer bike with Sky Rides

by Katie Rowe

July 10 2014 in The great outdoors

With the first two stages of this year’s Tour de France taking place in Yorkshire, the whole county has gone cycling mad! And with more opportunities to enjoy the English countryside, there’s never been a better time to get out on your bike in Yorkshire…

Tour de Angleterre: cycling in London

by Katherine Hall

July 3 2014 in The great outdoors

London is gearing up for all things bike in 2014 as the world’s greatest cycling extravaganza, Le Tour de France, whips through the capital’s streets on July 7 before weaving back to its Gallic homeland for the denouement of the toughest test on two wheels…

Epping Forest in Essex

Tour de Angleterre: cycling in Essex

by Chris Moore

July 3 2014 in The great outdoors

With the third stage of the Tour De France threading its way through a county that inspired some of John Constable’s most celebrated works of art on July 7, it’s the perfect excuse for planning a cycling break in the East Anglian county. Ready, set,…

cycling in Cambridge

Tour de Angleterre: cycling in Cambridge

by Chris Moore

July 3 2014 in The great outdoors

Stage 3 of Le Tour spins through Cambridgeshire; a county boasting the highest take up of cycling in the country where one in four people choose to cycle to work, and that’s not just students from the famous University peddling between lectures either.…

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