Ride Reminder: Sunday 16th September SUNDAY RIDE: Dallying among the Dahlias!

A relaxed amble to Ayletts Nursery.  Coffee stop in the morning at South Mimms services then on to Ayletts for lunch. We will use quite a few bridleways and paths – nothing too rough. After a light lunch, there will be time for an optional (but free) visit to the Autumn Festival at the nursery:  https://www.aylettnurseries.co.uk/events/autumn-festival-2/   The famous dahlia field is open, with marquee showing cut flower displays, scarecrow competition and butterfly corner.

Meet:10am Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley N12 or 10.30am outside Waitrose,
The Spires, Barnet – Stapylton Road entrance, by the bandstand.

Ride leader: Alison Ewington  alison.ewington@ntlworld.com  01707 376282

Sunday 16th September SUNDAY RIDE

Our usual 3rdSunday of the month ride. Not quite sure where we are going yet – look out for the notice on the website nearer the time. But put the date in your diary!

Meet:10am Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley N12

Sunday 2nd September TUAG: Turn-Up-And-Go

Nothing planned in advance: turn up early if you want a coffee and to talk about where to go. Ready to leave at 10am.

Meet:McDonalds near Tally Ho, North Finchley N12

Time:from 9.30am for coffee and planning – leave at 10am.

Ride Reminder: Sunday 19th August: Shaw’s Corner, Ayot St Lawrence

HAVE YOU REMEMBERED THE RIDE THIS SUNDAY:

Visit the home of an old CTC member – George Bernard Shaw. (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/shaws-corner) a lovely country house set in a delighful garden. Shaw lived here for 44 years and was regularly seen cycling around the area. National Trust – full adult entrance to the whole property is £8. If you are an NT member bring your membership card for free entrance.  We will arrive as the property opens at 12 noon. After visiting the house we will go down the hill (whey hey!) to lunch at the Cross Keys at Gustard Wood. Afternoon tea stop at the John Bunyan, Coleman Green. Then a choice of cycling back to Welwyn Garden City to catch a train, or cycle back to Barnet.

Train times (No problems showing with trains as of 15 August- but always best to check before setting out):

New Southgate                        09.51               10.21  

Oakleigh Park                         09.54               10.24  

New Barnet                             09.57               10.27

Arrive: Welwyn Garden City  10.18               10.48

Meet: from 10.30am for a coffee at McDonalds, Welwyn Garden City, (just outside the shopping centre/station entrance)  Be ready to leave at 11am

Ride leader: Malcolm Nightingale

Any questions,  please contact alison.ewington@ntlworld.com

Ride(s) Reminder: Friday 3rd Aug (eve) and Sunday 5th Aug (TUAG)

Hello all – have you remembered our next two rides:

In the cool, cool, cool of the evening……

Friday 3rdAugust: Evening Ride to Hampstead

The last of the season – a real sundowner. Ride across the ‘high spot’ of being in London – Hampstead Heath. Stopping for a meal at The Fish Café, 71 High St, Hampstead (http://villabiancagroup.com/fishcafe/).

Meet:7:00 pm Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, N12 or East Finchley Library at 7.15pm

Ride leader: Malcolm Nightingale  REMEMBER LIGHTS TO GET HOME

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Sunday 5thAugust

TUAG: Turn-Up-And-Go

Nothing planned in advance: turn up early if you want a coffee and to talk about where to go. Ready to leave at 10am.

Meet:McDonalds near Tally Ho, North Finchley N12

Time:from 9.30am for coffee and planning – leave at 10am.

Sunday 19th August: Shaw’s Corner, Ayot St Lawrence

Visit the home of an old CTC member – George Bernard Shaw. (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/shaws-corner) a lovely country house set in a delighful garden. Shaw lived here for 44 years and was regularly seen cycling around the area. National Trust – full adult entrance to the whole property is £8. If you are an NT member bring your membership card for free entrance.  We will arrive as the property opens at 12 noon. After visiting the house we will go down the hill (whey hey!) to lunch at the Cross Keys at Gustard Wood. Afternoon tea stop at the John Bunyan, Coleman Green. Then a choice of cycling back to Welwyn Garden City to catch a train, or cycle back to Barnet.

 

Train times (Please recheck train times, nearer to the date):

New Southgate                        09.51               10.21  

Oakleigh Park                         09.54               10.24  

New Barnet                             09.57               10.27

Arrive: Welwyn Garden City  10.18               10.48

 

Meet: from 10.30am for a coffee at McDonalds, Welwyn Garden City, (just outside the shopping centre/station entrance)  Be ready to leave at 11am

Ride leader: Malcolm Nightingale

11th – 12th August: Another Peterborough weekend

Charles is leading a cycling weekend in Peterborough for the Ealing LCC group on the weekend of 11th / 12th August. If you missed out on the Barnet Cyclists weekends in Peterborough in 2014 and 2016,or would like to repeat some of the rides, you would be most welcome to join them.  For further information, please contact Charles Harvey     charles.harvey@hotmail.co.uk     020 8455 5174    07961 194 771