This ride is only open to members of the Wirral Cycling Group.  If you are an experienced rider who has ridden with other cycling groups and would like to join us on a ride, then please get in touch with us via the <Contact Form> so we can make arrangements.  If you have not ridden with a cycling group before, and would like to find out what riding with our group is like, then please book onto one of our monthly rides for newcomers.

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

(C) Hooton to Chester Lakes

10:00 Wednesday February 9 2022

Current Participants: 2 space(s) available
  • Clerkin, Wendy
  • Forbes, Neil
  • Gostage, Ann
  • Grant, Ken
  • Hughes, Susan
  • Keane, Una
  • Procter, Clare
  • Ritchie, Ian
  • Ritchie, Mary
  • Taylor, Debra
  • Williams, Duncan
  • Wright, Carmel
  • Wright, Tony


This is a grade C Ride 35.33 miles in total.   Approximately 18 miles to Chester lakes.  Returning back to Hooton  approx 17miles again 34.15 total.  Route on garmin

Ride Leader Sue Hughes:  any questions about ride can email

Before you join the ride please make sure that your bicycle is safe and roadworthy GCN’s 6 Checks Before You Ride and that you have read Cycling UK’s advice on riding in a group .

On the day we suggest that you should bring:

  • wet weather wear and warm clothing
  • a spare inner tube, a pump  and tyre levers
  • some food and drink to keep you going
  • money for emergencies (and possibly lunch)
  • a mobile phone

and that you should carry details of your address and an emergency telephone contact number, just in case.

Meeting We will be meeting outside Hooton Station at 9.45 for a 10:00 depart

Mainly flat, no steep hills to worry about.

Route   – Out through Capenhurst to Woodbank  and down to river.  Across and through Saltney Ferry and then to Chester Lakes.  Returning towards Latch and through back through Saltney and back to Blacon and Saughall towards Woodbank and Capenhurst to Hooton.

Lunch will be at at Wild Goose cafe at Chester Lakes (about midday).   Breakfast Menu available.    Should you have any dietary needs then please phone the cafe and make your own individual arrangements.

Hazards Riding a bicycle on public roads is inherently a risk, you can mitigate those risks by being aware of other road users and anticipating their likely actions.

After Lunch I will be return back towards Hooton.

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.