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If you participate in any ride organised by or in the name of The Tandem Club, you do so entirely at your own risk. The Club, its officers and ride organisers accept no responsibility for any loss, damage to property, accident, injury or death that may occur, however caused, whether by negligence, deliberate act or otherwise. These rides are organised for members of the Tandem Club, please join the club.

Sunday 27 June 2021
TauntonStarting from Thorney Lakes Caravan & Camping Park, Muchelney at 10:00 for a 10:30 start. 34 miles, Average . Circular route to Glastonbury - there are a number of cafes in the centre so people can make their own choice. See https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36137912 for route Len & Gill, Tel: 07890 297423, Email: lenhampson@gmail.com, ID: 3270
North EastStarting from Kirley Cafe, Thorneyford Farm, Kirkley, Ponteland. at 9:30 for 10:00 start. 40 miles, Average . DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS RIDE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
 Please note change. This ride is now 27th June and Refreshment stops have changed. Start point Kirkley Cafe, Thorneyford Farm, Northumberland 9am for 10am start. Via Ogle and Belsay to coffee stop at Capheaton. Then via Little Bavington, Thockrington, Kirkwelpington to later refreshment stop at Bolam Lake Cafe and return to Kirkley.  Bring your own refreshments for an extra  snack stop if needed. Total distance 40 miles. Due to unforseen circumstances this ride has been cancelled   Joe and Vanessa Bulloch, Tel: 07773368818, Email: joseph.bulloch@gmail.com, ID: 3288
Shropshire, Staffordshire & CreweStarting from Market Drayton at 10.00. 28 miles, Average .

Start Location:Car Park, Frogmore Road, Market Drayton, Shrops,TF9 3EB

Start Date/Time:  27 th June, 10am prompt (we will be at the car park from 9:30am)

Toilets:                 At car park but may be closed

Lunch:                  Picnic at Hankelow Green (just north of Audlem))

Length of Ride:    28 miles

Once again we are planning a picnic stop which will be at Hanklow Green (just north of Audlem).
So if you intend  to join us please remember to pack a picnic and a rug or similar to sit on. There are no toilet at the stop  but we will be passing the public toilets at Audlem Car park soon after.
Viv and Andrew Woodroffe(Login to see contact details), ID: 3295
Sunday 4 July 2021
West Country


At 09:30. 40 miles, Average .
Meet at the Parade car park Blakeney Road Patchway BS34 5LX at 9:30h
Or at the Severn Bridge at 10:10h
Tintern for Picnic lunch
Via Cheptow and new Tiddenham tunnel
Ron and Linda, Tel: 07941 006687, Email: stinchcombelinda@gmail.com, ID: 3292
Sunday 11 July 2021
Lancashire & Cumbria

Dunsop Bridge and Chipping

Starting from Scorton Picnic Area PR3 1BU at 09:15 for 09:30. 44 miles, Average .

Dunsop Bridge and Chipping 44 miles (July 2020)

Meeting Point:  Scorton Picnic Area - accessible either via J32 or J33 off the M6.  Parking is free and there are no restrictions.

Route: Heading east from the start point for a long climb up the back of the Trough, worthwhile for the magnificent views before dropping down between Whins Brow and Top of Blaze Moss to Dunsop Bridge, this will be 'exhilarating' as it touches 25% gradient.  Coffee at Puddleducks (12 miles).

After coffee the route heads south towards Bashall Eaves before turning west to Chipping for our lunch stop.

From Chipping it’s towards Barton then head north and parallel the M6 back to Scorton.  Opportunity for an ice cream in Scorton :-)

Stats: 44 miles, 2700 ft climbing. Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3252

Saturday 17 July 2021
West MidlandsStarting from Redditch at 10.30. 37 miles, Average . A ride through the lanes south of Redditch down to Rous Lench then across to Bishampton where we can have lunch. There's a pub, a village shop with tables and also a bench for anyone bringing their sandwiches. From there we head up to Abberton and finally rejoining our outward route at Bradley Green.  Jane &John Taylor, Tel: 07527 447914, Email: janeterminitaylor@icloud.com, ID: 3289
Sunday 18 July 2021
Shropshire, Staffordshire & Crewe. TBA ID: 3275
Sunday 25 July 2021
TauntonStarting from Bocobar/Red Brick Building – Glastonbury BA6 9FT at 09:45. 38 miles, Average . Coffee at Sweets Tearooms after 8 miles, Then ride to Burnham on Sea for lunch. Tea & Loo stop at Avalon Marshes on the way back  

Ride route GPX/TCX

Clive & Emma, Tel: 07875 375306 / 01761 411128, Email: cliveandemmabowyer@gmail.com , ID: 3272
Sunday 8 August 2021
Lancashire & Cumbria

A ride in the Eden Valley

Starting from Crosby Ravensworth at 09:15 for 09:30. 43 miles, Average . A ride in the Eden Valley.  Coffee stop at Larch Cottage Nursey, Melkinthorpe.  Lunch stop, The Village Bakery, Melmerby. Paul Rodman, Tel: 07768 647745, Email: paul.rodman@kencomp.net, ID: 3253
Sunday 15 August 2021
West MidlandsStarting from Wolverhampton at Morning. 30 miles, Average . A ride of about 30 miles around the Wolverhampton area with actual route tbd. There will be coffee/ lunch stops. For details a bit nearer the date please contact Ted. Ted Pearson, Tel: 01902 563762, Email: teepee.49@hotmail.co.uk, ID: 3294
Saturday 21 August 2021
West Country

Hambrook to Luckington

At 09:30. 40 miles, Average .
Meet at Whiteshill Common Hambrook BS16 1SJ.
Old Royal Ship at Luckington for lunch
Via Pucklechurch(coffee)

Ride route GPX/TCX

Stuart and Jackie, Tel: 0117 9695159 or 07908867947, Email: westcountry@tandem-club.org.uk, ID: 3293
Sunday 22 August 2021
Shropshire, Staffordshire & Crewe. TBA ID: 3276
Sunday 12 September 2021
Lancashire & Cumbria

The Ribble Valley

Starting from Padiham leisure centre, Park Rd, Padiham Lancashire. BB12 8ED at 09:15 for 09:30. 36 miles, Average . Coffee stop, Café by the River, Read garden centre. Lunch stop, The Old Stables, Townley Hall.  Details to follow. 

A ride along quiet roads at the back of Read and Simonstone villages and the Padiham Greenway taking in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal  before making our way over to Burnley centre. From there we join Brun Valley Greenway which takes us to Rowley Lake and on to “The Old Stables” for lunch.

After lunch we head back through Townley Park and make our way  through the historic Weavers triangle, our journey along the canal finishes at the mouth of the Gannow Tunnel. We then travel down the Ightenhill Greenway which takes us back to our starting point. A total distance of approximately 36+ miles.

  Malcolm and Gillian Noon, Tel: 07805 078360, Email: malk.noon@icloud.com, ID: 3251

Sunday 26 September 2021
Shropshire, Staffordshire & Crewe. TBA ID: 3277
Sunday 10 October 2021
Lancashire & Cumbria

Sunderland Point

Starting from Lancaster Park & Ride at M6 J34 at 09:15 for 09:30. 38 miles, Easy . Sunderland Point 38 miles Meeting Point: Lancaster Park & Ride at M6 J34 https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/roads-parking-and-travel/public-transport/park-and-ride/lancaster-park-and-ride/ Route: The route heads North, paralleling the M6 through Nether Kellet and to Carnforth where it then heads around the Leighton Estate via Warton and Yealand to the RSPB reserve for coffee (12 miles).  After the stop the route mainly hugs the coast heading South to Heysham via Morecambe with lunch by the Heysham Cricket Club (25 miles) with a couple of cafes to choose from.  After lunch the route continues South through Heysham (not pretty!) down to Overton.  Tide depending, we'll then head to Sunderland point before doubling back on ourselves and then follow the Lune through Lancaster back to the M6. Stats: 38 miles, 1400 ft climbing with the climbing before the morning coffee break.  Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3255
Sunday 17 October 2021
Shropshire, Staffordshire & Crewe. ID: 3278
Sunday 14 November 2021
Lancashire & Cumbria

Grange Over Sands from Beetham

Starting from Beetham Nursery at 10:00. 33 miles, Easy . Start with a coffee at Beetham Nurseries before cycling across to Grange Over Sands for our lunch stop.  An easy ride for November! Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3256
Sunday 21 November 2021
Shropshire, Staffordshire & Crewe. TBA ID: 3279
Sunday 12 December 2021
Lancashire & Cumbria

Christmas Lunch

Starting from Crooklands Hotel, Crooklands at 12:30 for 1:00pm. Festive Lunch.  A short ride may be organised beforehand.  Look out for updates. Stephen Webb, Tel: 07940372433, Email: stephen.webb001@gmail.com, ID: 3257