'Resurrection Ride' for Wingfield Station - 19th and 20th August - Cycle ride from Derby to Leeds


Join members of DHBT on a cycle ride from Leeds to Derby on the 19th and 20th August to help raise funds and awareness for their project to restore Wingfield Station.


Wingfield Station (Grade II* Listed) is possibly the oldest surviving rural station building in the world, and the DHBT are now seeking support to raise £250k to complete the £1.7m restoration project.


The ride will start from Leeds Railway Station at 9:30am on Friday 19th August. There will be the option to have bikes taken by van.


The planned itinerary:


FRIDAY 19TH AUGUST


9:20am Photoshoot at Leeds Station - leave Leeds at 9:30am

Stop at teashop or one of the historic stations en route

1:45pm (approx 35 miles) Picnic lunch at Wentworth Woodhouse followed by a photoshoot. To leave Wentworth Woodhouse by 3:15pm

6:30pm (approx 55 miles) Arrive at Ibis Hotel, Barlborough

8pm Informal two course meal at Treble Bob Harvester (opposite Ibis)


SATURDAY 20TH AUGUST


8:20am Depart from the Ibis Hotel

8:50am Photoshoot outside Renishaw Hall, where a breakfast reception will be provided at 9am

10am Depart from Renishaw Hall

12:30pm (approx 24 miles) Picnic lunch at Wingfield Station with photoshoot at 2pm

2:15pm Depart from Wingfield Station

3:30pm (approx 35 miles) Arrive in Derby with closing drinks and nibbles at the Brunswick Inn

5pm End


There is a limit of 20 cyclists due to the capacity of the van that will transport the bikes - early booking is recommended. Please book by 20th July.


FEE


The fee for participating in the ride is £220/person. This will be reduced to £190 if you are willing to share a room. If you end up sharing a room after the logistics have been worked through, but have paid the full amount, you will be refunded.


If you are not intending to stay overnight, please contact Lucy directly: wingfieldstaiton@gmail.com to discuss options.


The fee includes:

- Hotel

- Breakfast

- Two course dinner (not including drinks)

- Van support

- Two lunches

- Tea stops/van snacks


OTHER


Once booked on to the ride via Eventbrite, participants will be provided with a link to the Wingfield Station fundraising page, should they wish to be sponsored.


For full details please take a look at our Evenbrite page: https://ResurrectionRide_WingfieldStation.eventbrite.co.uk

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