Stanborough Lakes


Enjoy the scenic Gorhambury Estate and Stanborough Lakes

Meet at Leverstock Green Library, Leverstock Green Way, Hemel Hempstead


Pre Booked (on Lets Ride) SPOKES Members  join Katherine ready to leave at 9.30 a.m.

Ride a circular route to Stanborough Lakes, near Welwyn Garden City. Out via Gorhambury Estate, around St Albans then take the Alban Way, back through Sandridge, Bernards Heath and Potters Crouch. Refreshment, kiosk at the lakes, or BYO picnic.

Route on Strava at:

27 Miles, Medium Pace,

Note: having ridden the route Katherine categorises this ride as Suitable for any bike, not restricted to  Hybrid, MTB or Gravel bikes as published in the News Letter.

COVID 19 Precautions. 
Follow all government advice.  In particular, please ensure you have all you need for the ride including a spare inner tube, pump and essential tools.  Aim to be self-sufficient in repairing your bike in the event of punctures etc. Bring a drink for the ride and, if you wish, a snack for the socially distanced refreshment break.  Strictly observe the 1-metre rule (not face to face) on the ride, bring and use hand sanitizer. On the ride use handkerchief, tissue or crook of your elbow for coughs, sneezes etc.  Do not join us if you suspect or know you have Covid 19 symptoms.

Refreshment Breaks outdoor, dependent upon weather and café availability. A face covering is required for café stops.

If you are not a SPOKES Member and still wish to join our rides, some of which are restricted to Members only, during this period of restriction, please join us for the modest subscription of £12 pa (£3 for subsequent family members in the same household).   Details on how to join in “Join SPOKES” tab on this website.

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