LAST CALL for Chasing the Sun East – West coast ride!
You can still make bookings to come (see below) , we are meeting to leave from Starbucks at Peartree Services, Oxford at 13:30 Friday, let me know if we should expect you John Ottaway.
In brief …the plan is to ride from Skegness on the East Coast to Barmouth on the West coast (1 days riding on a Saturday ) This would mean an overnight in Skegness on the Friday and another in Barmouth or surrounds on the Saturday before travelling home on the Sunday or Monday, whatever suits your needs.
**** I will only be organising the ride day NOT the weekend !! ***
We have booked into the Knighton Lodge Hotel in Skegness on Friday and Geoff and Steve are at the Tyr Graig Castle Hotel in Barmouth for Saturday and Sunday. Other hotels are available nearby see Booking.com for example, you need to make your own bookings for accommodation.
THE RIDE …..
START. 08.30.hrs Saturday 3rd May 2014 SKEGNESS PIER (est sunrise 05.30 Hrs)
FINISH. Late afternoon Saturday 3rd May 2014 BARMOUTH TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE (est sunset about. 20.30 hrs )
ROUTE Probably in region of 250 miles (at least 8 hours ) taking in the Peak District and Snowdonia Wales . i.e. Rough draft of Skegness – Lincoln – Worksop – Chesterfield ( see ‘crooked spire ‘) – Eyam ( plague village ) – Millers Dale – Buxton – (Cat and Fiddle pub)- Chester -Wrexham -( Ponderosa cafe @horseshoe pass ) – Llangollen – Bala – Transfynydd – llanelltyd – Barmouth.