Summit in the Orchard – Cycling Tour – with Helping Britain Blossom

Join us for a family friendly ride (13+) and take in some of Manchester’s best kept community orchards.

Led by members of Helping Britain Blossom, Sustrans and The Friends of Fallowfield Loop you’ll take in numerous foraging spots along the way and help assess the health of the trees. With bug hunts a bring your own picnic lunch and even a spot of Disc Golf along the way it’s sure to be a great (FREE) day out!

Event is free but please register via Eventbrite

 

PICK UP THE ROUTE AT ANY POINT

11am – 11:30am
Meet at Reddish Vale Visitor Centre Community Orchard
Reddish Vale Rd, Stockport SK5 7HE

11:45am – 12:15pm
Fallowfield Loop – Community Orchard
Entrance off Crayfield Road, M19 3NX

12:45pm – 1:15pm
Platt Fields Park, Community Orchard
Meet at the Lakeside Vistors Centre
Bring your own pack lunch, weather permitting we’ll eat in the orchard

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Fallowfield Loop – Community Orchard
Entrance off Sherwood Street , M14 6DU

2:30pm – 3:15pm
Alexandra Park, off Alexandra Road
Meet at the newly opened Coffee Cranks Coop Cafe by the lake in the park.

3:45pm – 4pm onwards
Arrive at Longford Park,
Meet at Caffeine & Co to pick up Disc Golf Discs (fees apply) and try a round on the 18 hole disc golf course.
Plus spot our 60+ tree orchard that we planted in the winter of 2016.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Timings subject to change, final route map and timings will be sent out 48 hours before the ride.
Riders are asked to bring suitable attire, best to prepare for rain although we’ll keep a good eye on the weather beforehand. Bikes must be in good state of repair, we’ll ensure we have a puncture repair kit to hand. Children under 16 must be supervised.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is listed in our cycling events calendar for Greater Manchester. It is not organised by Manchester Friends of the Earth nor the Love Your Bike campaign and does not necessarily reflect their policies. We recommend checking with the organisers in case of a change of time or location.

Event Details

Location Reddish Vale Visitor Centre
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