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Invitation to join scenic cycle ride
8:03pm Sunday 19th August 2012 in News
A SPECIAL bike ride will take place this week along a Windermere bridleway that has undergone surface improvements.
The GoLakes Travel programme has repaired 3km of the bridleway that runs along the western shore of the lake.
The path, which was previously muddy and difficult to ride for most cyclists, has been drained and had its surface smoothed out.
A spokesman for the programme said: “This path is a particularly scenic one being next to the lake and the idea is that the surface improvements will encourage more people to get out on their bikes in the Lake District.”
In order to celebrate the completion of the surface improvements, which took around six weeks, cyclists are invited to join a ride along the path.
The group will be setting off from Bowness on Wednesday, August 22, at 10am and will be getting free travel on the Windermere Ferry.
The ride will then continue to Wray Castle where the National Trust is providing refreshments.
Call Cumbria Tourism on 01539 822222 for more information.