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Cycling Along River Deben

The Dig – Suffolk Cyclists’ Review

We watched The Dig on Netflix last weekend after hearing positive comments from friends.  It portrays the people who discovered the incredible Anglo-Saxon treasures buried at Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge in Suffolk. Here we give it our Suffolk Cyclists’ review. The first commendation was that the local accent was portrayed convincingly. Both by Ralph Fiennes (playing …

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Family Bikes

Best Family Cycle Holidays in England 2021

Uncertainty about the coronavirus adds risk to any foreign travel in 2021. So what better time to think about a local cycling holiday for your family?  Here we review for you 5 destinations for the best family cycle holidays in England.  We’ve chosen something for all ages and abilities and we’ve ridden them all.  Suffolk: …

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Alton Water Overlooking a gently curving little bay at the western side

Alton Water From Ipswich via Bentley and Wherstead

Alton Water is one of my favourite destinations on my bike. Not only is the circuit around it great, especially for families, but you can get there by bike too with some good sections off-road. This route via Belstead and Bentley includes a challenging wooded section that can be very muddy when wet. This route …

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Cycle Ipswich to Waldringfield – off-road Beauty!

This ride to the river Deben at Waldringfield off-road is a family favourite. You can ride almost traffic free from Ipswich Hospital all the way to the peaceful beauty of the riverside. We ride it several times of year. It never fails to life the spirits. Enjoy the hospitality of the Maybush, bring a picnic, …

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Lands End Sunset

LowLE Journey’s End, Truro to Land’s End Off-Road

This cycle route from Truro to Land’s End off-road is full of contrast: post-industrial wastelands and deprivation together with wild moors and glimpses of iconic Cornish beaches.  This is the final leg of a Lowestoft to Land’s End coast-to-coast route. Nicknamed #LowLE it links England’s most Easterly and Westerly mainland points . LowLE is an …

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