The Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston B12 9QH (By the tables and seats next to the rear doors of the MAC)
Ride via the historic Leasowes park and nature reserve - BBC article on the Leasowes: www.bbc.co.uk/blackcountry/content/articles/2009/01/15/the_leasowes_feature.shtml Meet at: The Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston B12 9QH (By the tables and seats next to the rear doors of the MAC). At 11am for a 11:15am set off. Route: We will pass along the Bourn Brook way, Woodgate Valley Country Park and the historic Leasowes park and nature reserve which was designed and created by William Shenstone between 1743 and 1763. We will travel along paths, tracks (gravel), side roads, lanes and some quieter main roads. 16 miles round trip roughly. We shall be taking a leisurely lunch at either the Waggon & Horses B63 3TU http://waggonales.co.uk/ or the William Shenstone in Halesowen B63 4AB www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/the-william-shenstone
Bring locks, a spare inner tube, tyre levers, a pump and some water. It is worth bringing some water proofs in case of rain.
If the weather is not looking so good leading up to the ride there may be changes or it may be cancelled - please remember to check here for any updates prior to setting off for the ride.
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