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(B) Port Sunlight to Dunham on the Hill

10:00 Sunday December 5 2021

Current Participants: 5 space(s) available
  • blackburn, gill
  • Bradley, Ian
  • Brewer, David
  • Grant, Ken
  • Harrop, Dave
  • Lear, Anne
  • Ledger, Chris
  • Procter, Clare
  • Ritchie, Ian
  • Ritchie, Mary

 

  • Total distance is 44 miles Grade B because of distance and there area few hills – Croughton; Chester Zoo; Great Barrow; Cob Hall Lane; and DoH. The route is on quiet lanes and cycle routes- all tarmac, but some of the lanes may be muddy.
  • David Brewer will be ride leader. Start is from Port Sunlight station at 10:00.
  • The route is down the old railway line path to Eastham; Childer Thornton; Little Sutton; Capenhurst; Stoak; Croughton; Chester Zoo; Mickle Trafford; Guilden Sutton; Stamford Bridge; Barrow Estate; past Manley Mere; up Cob Hall Lane; and loop back to DoH.  Return is via Thornton le Moor; Ellesmere Port; Eastham and Bromborough. See Garmin Course:- Garmin Connect
  • Lunch can be at “Café Fresh” at DoH or you can bring sandwiches – there are picnic areas in DoH
  • We can also stop for a drinks break in Capenhurst; banana break near Chester Zoo; and exhaustion break on Cob Hall Lane! Lunch is after 30 miles (so I have allowed for plenty of breaks!). The return route will go via Ellesmere Port Station – which could reduce the ride to about 37 miles.