ADAPT cycle rides report

Home » Newsroom » Latest News » ADAPT cycle rides report
ADAPT  Woore Fruit Farm
ADAPT pond At Sound Common

ADAPT's last cycle ride to Woore Fruit Farm on Tuesday 7th August was blessed with better weather than forecast and our journey was dry throughout. The group enjoyed picking strawberries, blackcurrants, raspberries and redcurrants, and were provided with delicious food in the Farm Cafe.

We understand that plums and autumn raspberries will be ready for picking shortly, so there is more to look forward to for further visits this season.

Next ADAPT cycle ride

The next ADAPT cycle ride is planned for Sunday August 20th — it will cover a slightly extended version of Route A6 to Sound Heath and Overwater Marina (13.7 miles- easy).

Feedback reaching us suggests that there is a demand for shorter rides suitable for beginners, families, those returning to cycling or other cyclists just looking for a short trip. So here is a short easy ride mostly on back lanes based on a slight extension of route A6 to include a stroll round the Local Nature Reserve at Sound Common and the opportunity for a light lunch or refreshment at 'The Cafe at Bridge 80' at Overwater Marina.

From Audlem we will set off to Hack Green along Coole Lane, and turn west to Sound Common, where we can take a breather while enjoying its interesting and important heathland habitat. Then it's straight back to Overwater for refreshment while watching the boating activity before the short return to Audlem. The ride will cover 13.7 miles, all on-road, and will be leaving from the Bridge Inn at 10.30am.

All ages are welcome, but children under 18 should be accompanied by an adult. If the weather is seriously inclement at the start time then a decision will be made to postpone or go ahead with the ride.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

finefoodies 3
Fri 18 Aug 6:09am  |  hits: 1,331

WIN an afternoon tea for two! National Afternoon Tea week, 14th-20th August is now upon us. To celebrate, Finefoodies' Deli & Cafe are delighted to give away "a fabulously fine Cream tea voucher" x 2. This includes their new special blend of Finefoodies' loose leaf tea. Simply go to their new Facebook Page, 'Finefoodies Deli Audlem' (click http://...

OWL In Window
Sun 20 Aug 6:08am  |  hits: 652

Roy Plume sent us this image of a bird (he thinks an Owl) which obviously flew int his bedroom window one night. Unfortunately there was no sign of the bird next day other than some white marks on the roof below the window, so Roy is not sure if the bird survived or was carried off by a predator. Please click on the images to see the full...

Beer Festival at the Lord C
Fri 18 Aug 6:10am  |  hits: 623

The next major event in the village is the Annual Beer Festival at the Lord Combermere which this year is from 25th — 28th August. Mine Hosts Allan and Jo Brown have now released their expected list of available special ales and ciders a great selection of 25 Real Ales and 11 delicious ciders — Don't miss this great tasting event! Click on the PDF files to reveal all.! These lists are...