Hooton Station to Wepre Park

10:00 Sunday June 20 2021

Current Participants: 4 space(s) available
  • Brewer, David
  • Carroll, Sarah
  • Clifford, Kathy
  • Giles, Richard
  • Goodwin, Andrew
  • Griffiths, Frank
  • Hampson, John
  • Keane, Una
  • Procter, Clare
  • Terry, Phil
  • Wood, Lara

The ride is open to all members of the Wirral Cycling Group and to anyone who has been on one of our newcomers’ rides

If you are new to Wirral Cycling Group, but would like to join us on this ride, then please speak to the ride leader, John Hampson, on 07396 364702 before booking a place.


You must not join a ride if you or anyone in your household is experiencing any of the Covid-19 symptoms or if you have been advised to self-isolate


The ride will be 33 miles long, Grade C, starting at 10 am from outside Hooton railway station.  Trains arrive at Hooton from Hamilton Square at 9:42 and 9:57 on Sunday mornings.  The ride leader will be John Hampson and he will be at Hooton station from 9:45.  We aim to be back at Hooton before 14:00.

Click on the following links if you would like to see the route on Komoot: Ride from Hooton to Wepre Park. or on Garmin Connect: Hooton to Wepre (they are both free to use).

We will leave Hooton to go South through Capenhurst and Lea-by-Backford, then down the newly refurbished towpath on the Shropshire Union canal, stopping for a quick break in the Countess of Chester Country Park, then back on the canal to to the Chester canal basin.  From there we will go along the bank of the River Dee to Queensferry and then up the hill through Shotton to the cafe at Wepre Park for lunch (or bring your own sandwiches).  We will return to Hooton via Connahs Quay, Burton Marsh, Ness, Neston and along the Wirral Way as far as Willaston.

 



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