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Free Family-Led Rides - February Half Term

Woman and Child take selfie ready to ride


Experience the fun of cycling as a family this February half-term! Join a family-led ride, made up of a mixture of cycle paths and quiet roads. Each session is led by qualified, DBS-checked and experienced cycle instructors and ride leaders.

Tuesday 21st February 11am-12pm 

  • Start¬†and finish point: Churchdown Park Recreation Grounds, Parton Road, Churchdown,¬†GL3 2JH (meet at the skatepark).¬†

Wednesday 22nd February 11am-12pm 

  • Start and finish point¬†Hatherley Park, Bournside Road, Cheltenham, GL51 3AL (meet by the playground).

Thursday 23rd February 11am-12pm

  • Starting and finishing at Kingsway Manor Farm Park Kingsway, Quedgeley, GL2 2AW (meet by the playground).¬†

For more information and to book a space, please email: thinktravel@gloucestershire.gov.uk

*All children must be accompanied by an adult

Bikeability Cycle Training

Gloucestershire County Council is running 1 to 1 or small-group Bikeability Cycle Training. Bikeability equips cyclists with the skills, confidence and awareness to become confident road users and is for children and adults.

Bikeability has three levels:

Level 1- Controlling the bike in a traffic-free area.

Level 2- Making a journey on quieter roads with simple junctions.

Level 3- Making a journey on busier roads, riding through more complex junctions, roundabouts, traffic lights, and using multi-lanes.

For more information contact: roadsafety@gloucestershire.gov.uk.


Level 3 Bikeability Courses - Easter Holidays

The aim of Level 3 Bikeability courses is to give young people the confidence and skills to make independent journeys by bike. The small group sessions will be delivered by fully qualified and experienced instructors.

Dates: Tuesday 4th to Friday 7th April 2023 

Times: 10am-12pm or 12.45pm-2.45pm

Address: Archway School, Paganhill, Stroud, GL5 4AX

Sessions are for 11-16-year-olds, run for 2 hours and cost £5.

For a booking form and to enquire about availability please email: thinktravel@gloucestershire.gov.uk


Girl bikes along pathway


Gloucestershire All time stats

  • 113 Workplaces
  • 1,416 People
  • 327 New riders
  • 1,551,975 Miles
  • 95,363 Rides
  • 172,986 lb CO2
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