Monday 20th September 2021 10:00am

Starting from - Your starting point is Shipley Country Park Visitors Centre main car park (Google map ref: 2J3R+P8 Heanor) or (What3words ///examine.upwardly.evidently) The car park is pay and display, with contactless payment machines. Toilets are situated in the Visitors Centre. DE75 7GX

  • 9 miles
  • All bike types
  • 3 hr 30 mins

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DE75 7GX

we will be heading out of Shipley Country Park via the NCN67 down to the Erewash Canal. We follow the canal for a short distance before heading into Ilkeston. There is a hill leading up to Victoria Park which will make a cafe stop all the more rewarding. After refreshments we shall follow the bridleway down to the Nutbrook Trail and follow this path back to Shipley Country Park.

The route will take us from Shipley Country Park over to Victoria Park, Ilkeston to visit the Barefeet in the Park Cafe.

We will be riding on various surfaces, e.g. tarmac, compacted gravel, tow path.

We shall be stopping for refreshments at the Barefeet in the Park kiosk within Victoria Park. There are toilet facilities and indoor/outdoor seating. Contactless payment available at the kiosk, however take cash just in case.

Please bring with you a helmet, clothing appropriate to changing weather conditions during the ride, a puncture kit/spare innertube, mobile phone and cash.

First-timers welcome!

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