One-star tour of Cambridge and The Fens

edited on Fri 24 Jan at 10:33 in Rides and tours
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After this summer's successful one-star New Forest Tour the club is keen put on another three-day trip next year. This what we have so far. Please note this is only provisional and all details are subject to change.

Date: Weekend of Saturday 20 June 2020
Accommodation: two nights bed and breakfast at Travelodge central Cambridge https://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/255/Cambridge-Central-hotel
Summary of activities: three day-rides exploring Cambridge and surrounding countryside making use of motor-traffic free routes and quiet country lanes. Social evening meals in Cambridge.
Travel: Travel from London to Cambridge on Saturday morning. Return to London on Monday evening. Journey time is around 60 minutes.

Saturday: Arrive and ride approx 45k north west through Cambridge City Centre and out to Long Standon and Willingham for lunch. Return via Cambridge historic city centre. Flat terrain on tarmac surface. Provisional route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31283986

Sunday: Approx 50k ride east from Cambridge into the fenland to visit the National Trust's Wicken Fen for lunch. Option to visit the nature reserve. Return to Cambridge along river Cam. Flat terrain with some gravel tracks. Provisional route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30033152

Monday: Approx 45k ride south west towards the Essex-Hertfordshire border through quiet villages for lunch and later tea stop. Return to Cambridge for evening meal and train back to London. Hilly terrain and some gravel tracks. Provisional route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31271970
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