Wednesday 5th May 2021 6:00pm

Starting from - Outside Crook Hall, DH1 5SZ

This Women - Breeze Durham ride is open for anyone to join

  • 5 miles
  • Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres)
  • 2 hr
  • Easygoing
  • Durham
  • Children aged 8-15*, Children aged 11-15*, Adults 16+ only, Children aged 5-15*

Starting point


From outside Crook Hall we will cycle along cycle path and single track path to Newton Junction where will be expertly guided by botanist Julia, in the history and ecology of the area, we will then cycle along towards Frankland prison and visit Brasside ponds (you may wish to bring along binoculars as there is good bird spotting here.
From here we will descend back to the start

A short botanical cruise around North Durham, taking in Newton Junction and Brasside ponds

All off road

we will stop at 3-4 locations to admire the flowers and grasses

Helmets are always advisable, as are clothes suitable for the weather and a drink. Social distancing will be in place, so please ensure you bring along a spare inner tube and pump suitable for your bike. We also recommend you bring a long a bag for botanical collecting.

We especially welcome newbies!

Who else is on this ride?

Ride leaders

Profile photo for Jacki Patrickson
  • Ride Leader

    Ride Leader
  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Jacki Patrickson

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  • Breeze Champion

    Breeze Champion

Julia Quinonez


2 ride participants


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