Alban Way daytime closures, February/March 2018

The Alban Way from the junction with Alban Park Industrial Estate to Station Road will will be temporarily closed from 19 Feb 2018 for approx 2 weeks between 9.30am and 3pm, Monday to Friday. This is to allow contractors to undertake woodland management works. See map below for affected section, and the district council’s recommended… Read More »

February news

The Beatrix Potter Way A wet ride to the QE2 today alongside the A414 on the useful cycle path which links Mill Green with Gypsy Lane near the golf course and avoids the nasty Ascots Lane.  Very pleased to see the hedges have been cut back properly.  At the Mill Green end, there is a… Read More »

Space for Cycling in Welwyn Hatfield 2018

We’ve recently completed an update on our Space for Cycling in Welwyn Hatfield [PDF] document which details the improvements we’d like to see across the borough. This is our contribution to the national Space for Cycling campaign is run by Cycling UK, which WelHatCycling is affiliated to. If you have any comments on the content,… Read More »

Free winter bike advice (St Albans)

St Albans Cycle Campaign is holding a free meeting – Get ready for winter – in Methodist Church Hall, Marlborough Road, St Albans AL1 3XG on Wednesday 22 November, starting at 7.30pm. Entry is free and all are welcome. You can keep cycling throughout the winter if you are prepared for the weather and riding… Read More »

October 2017 Social Ride – Tewin Apple Day

Another successful ride on a lovely fine autumn day.  Five of us left Welwyn Garden City on a circuitous route to Tewin taking in Welwyn Village, then up through Danesbury and Pottersheath before descending into Woolmer Green then on to Datchworth Green on bridleways and then through Burnham Green and on to Tewin. We arrived… Read More »

Le Petit Tour 2017

On Sunday 16th July – Le Petit Tour is back ! What is that I hear you ask ? An amazing family event located in WGC town centre, featuring cycle races for children and adults around Parkway and Howardsgate (closed to motor traffic). There will be a bike skills area for you to try, a… Read More »

June 2017 Second Sunday Social Ride

Our first attempt at a one way ride using the train attracted 7 people in total, including 3 newcomers. Adam, Chris and myself set off on the train from Hatfield, while Mauro, Jan and John joined soon after at WGC and Welwyn North. When we arrived at Arlesey, Wai was waiting for us on the… Read More »

Welwyn Street Market 2017

Welwyn Street Market heralds the opening of the Welwyn Festival.  Church Street is closed an thronged with people.   A good chance to meet residents in a town cut off from the local cycle network by the A1(M).   With fine weather forecast we risked not using the normal gazebo and squeezed in between the Cats Protection… Read More »