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Ride – Devils Dyke & Wheathampstead

12th June 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

It was a bit damp as we made our way to the start point and carried on being a bit damp once we got going, but warm enough for shorts and sandals. Just three of us set off and cycled to Devil’s Dyke near Wheathampstead. We went for a detour along the remains of this ancient defensive ditch – a bit slippy in the damp but interesting to think that it defended (or failed to defend) the Catuvellauni tribe so long ago.

Damp shaded trees in Devil's Dyke.
Damp and slippy in Devil’s Dyke

Historical duty done we headed off to Wheathampstead to the always dependable Charlie’s Cafe in Wheathampstead.

After welcome coffee and cake

Coffee and cake at Charlie's Cafe.
Coffee and cake at Charlie’s Cafe

we headed back along the Ayot Greenway to Welwyn Garden City and then back to Hatfield.

You can see the entire route here.


12th June 2016
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hatfield Swim Centre
AL10 0LJ United Kingdom