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Louth Area Rides

 
 
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DECEMBER 2023

Sunday 10th December 2023: MALTBY LE MARSH

Meet up at the Meridian Leisure Centre in Louth at 10.00 am for a ride to Maltby-le-Marsh for refreshments at

Stables Bar & Restaurant.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 28 miles (45 km). CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

Sunset 15.43

Sunday 17th December 2023: WOODHALL SPA

OPTIONAL ASSISTED RIDE FROM HORNCASTLE

Meet up at the Horncastle pool and fitness suite in Horncastle at 10.00 am for a ride to Woodhall Spa.

Various options for refreshments such as Ragged Apron Café and Woodlands Café

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 29 miles (47 km). ANTI-CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

Sunset 15.42

Sunday 24th December 2023: WOODTHORPE

Meet up at the Meridian Leisure Centre in Louth at 10.00 am for a ride to Woodthorpe for refreshments at Woody's Bar and Restaurant. 

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 30 miles (49 km). CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

Sunset 15.44

Monday 25th December 2023: CHRISTMAS DAY RIDE

Tim's Mystery 'Christmas Day Ride'

Meet up at Tim's (7A Linden Walk, Louth, LN11 9HT) at 10.00 am for a SHORT ride of about an hour's duration.

A chance to decorate your bike!

Hot drinks and mince pies at Tim's from about 11.00 am until 12.00 noon.

SHORT RIDE.

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

SUNSET: 15.49

Sunday 31st December 2023: NEW YEAR'S EVE RIDE

Meet up at Rob's (3 Barton Gate, Louth, LN11 8EU) at 11.00 am for refreshments followed by a shortish ride.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 22 miles (49 km). ANTI-CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

SUNSET: 15.51

JANUARY 2024

Monday 1st January 2024: NEW YEAR'S DAY RIDE

Meet up at the Meridian Leisure Centre in Louth at 10.00 am for a ride to Lincolnshire Wolds Railway at Ludborough for their 'Steam Day'. Refreshments at the 'Steaming Kettle Buffet'. First train departs 10.45 am.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 27 miles (44 km). ANTI-CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

SUNSET: 15.52

Sunday 7th January 2024: NORTHCOTES AIRFIELD

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to Northcotes Airfield for their 'Brass Monkey Fly In'.

Then onto the 'Tea'stro', Alvingham for an afternoon cuppa and cake.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 35 miles (56 km). CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

SUNSET: 16.00

Sunday 14th January 2024: MABLETHORPE

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to Mablethorpe for refreshments. Various options to include The Coffee Pot Café and 'The Louth'.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 33 miles (53 km). CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

SUNSET: 16.11

Sunday 21st January 2024: SPILSBY

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to Spilsby for refreshments. Various options to include 'The Nelson Butt' and 'The Red Lion' which are both open from 11 am.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 44 miles (71 km). CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery.

LIGHTS ADVISED

SUNSET: 16.23

Sunday 28th January 2024: WALTHAM

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to Waltham for refreshments. 

Venue TBA

MEDIUM RIDE. TBA

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Paul Linder.

SUNSET: 16.36

FEBRUARY 2024

Sunday 4th February 2024: CHAPEL SAINT LEONARDS

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to Chapel Garden Centre for refreshments.

Optional refreshments at Woody's Bar and Restaurant, Woodthorpe on return.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 44 miles (71 km). ANTI-CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery

SUNSET: 16.49

Sunday 11th February 2024: WOLD NEWTON

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to Wold Newton for refreshments.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 34 miles (54 km). CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery

SUNSET: 17.03

Sunday 18th February 2024: FARLESTHORPE AND THE COAST

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to Farlesthorpe Fishing Pond and Nature Reserve for morning refreshments (bring your own drinks and snacks). Then a ride along the coast to include Huttoft Beach, Sutton-on-Sea, Trusthorpe and Mablethorpe. This will allow a numerous choice of venues for lunch.

(*Promenade Cycle Route C7 IF sand free, or Huttoft Bank, Station Road and Trusthorpe Road IF Promenade Cycle Route C7 sand bound*)

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 45 miles (72 km). ANTI-CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: To be assigned on the day.

SUNSET: 17.17

Sunday 25th February 2024: LANDMARK CAFE

Meet up at Louth's Meridian Leisure Centre at 10.00 am for a ride to the Landmark Café, Ashby Hill Top for refreshments.

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 33 miles (52 km). ANTI-CLOCKWISE.

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery

SUNSET: 17.30

WEDNESDAY RIDES

Regular Wednesday Rides throughout the Winter months of DECEMBER, JANUARY and FEBRUARY.

(perhaps an alternative mid-week day if the weather on the Wednesday proves unfit for a ride)

Meeting at the Meridian Leisure Centre in Louth at 10.00 am.

DECEMBER 2023

Wednesday 6th December 2023

WOODY'S BAR AND RESTAURANT, WOODTHORPE

Meet up at the Meridian Leisure Centre, Louth at 10.00 am for a Wednesday Wander to Woody's Bar and Restaurant at Woodthorpe for refreshments. *IF minor roads are ICY, we'll take the salted and gritted A157 and B1373*

MEDIUM RIDE. Route distance 25 miles (40 km).

View and download suggested route HERE

Ride Leader: Tim Newbery

WEDNESDAY WINTER RIDE CAFES

(a few of a wide range of choices)

Waltham - Blue Dragonfly Tearoom, Day's Delights, The Jug, Windmill

Ashby Hill - Landmark Cafe,

Conishome - Appleby’s (CLOSED UNTIL FRIDAY 9th FEBRUARY 2024)

Manby - Mimi’s Mission Café

Woodthorpe - Woody’s Bar and Restaurant

Alford - various

Donnington on Bain - Post Office and Village Shop

Ludford - Viking Way Garden Café

To view full details of other rides/events that occur during this period, see:

AUDAX RIDES

CHARITY RIDES

SPORTIVES

OTHER EVENTS

If you are not a Cycling UK Member and wish to join us on one of our organised rides, please fill out a 'Guest Registration' form which can be downloaded HERE and send/hand to the Ride/Event Leader.

Guidance for Ride Leaders can be found HERE and the handbook can be downloaded HERE

A participant signing in /out form for Ride Leaders can be downloaded HERE

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