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Great Notts Weekender Cycling Tour

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Friday 23, Saturday 24, Sunday 25 September 2022
Start/Finish: Nottingham
Tickets - £25 each or all three tours for £70

Ever fancied a weekend in Nottingham? Love Cycling? Exploring Nottingham by bike with local guides is a great way to explore. ZigZag's weekender is designed to see as much as possible at a leisurely pace, filling you full of information and good food.

Their expert guides have put together three tours based on history, architecture, food and wine which will leave you wanting more. A discount is available when booking all three tours.

Duration: 3 days
Difficulty: easy/medium

Highlights: South Notts villages, Stilton cheese, locally made wine, canal paths, country lanes, old railway tracks, Grade I listed buildings, castles, industry, architecture.


Itinerary:

Friday 23 September – Enclosure Act tour

On Friday, you will kick start the weekend with some mid-nineteenth century urban history and the 1845 Nottingham Enclosure Act, followed by a light dinner and glass of natural wine at one of Zig Zag's favourite dining establishments, Little Brickhouse, a true slice of the continental.

Time: 17:30 – 20:00
Start: Broadway Cinema, Nottingham, NG1 3AL
Finish: Little Brickhouse Restaurant, Nottingham, NG1 5FB
Duration: 2.5 hours
Distance: 10 km
Difficulty: easy/medium
Surface: tarmac, quiet roads where possible
Included in the price: light dinner and glass of natural wine at Little Brickhouse Restaurant

Saturday 24 September – Food & Wine tour

On Saturday, you will explore South Nottinghamshire and a number of historic villages with medieval origins, to sample the local cheeses (including the world famous stilton), including a visit to Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire's best vineyard, where you'll stop for lunch with the chance to sample some fantastic wines. You will then meander back towards Nottingham at a leisurely pace.

Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Start/Finish: Zig Zag, Nottingham, NG3 2DG
Duration: 6 hours
Distance: 35 km
Difficulty: easy/medium
Surface: country lanes, canal paths
Included in the price: wine sampling at Hanwell Wine Estate

Sunday 25 September – Architectural Gems tour

On Sunday, you will start with a visit to the Nottingham Castle grounds and museum, followed by a cycle route that takes in Nottingham's most important architecture including five Grade I listed buildings across four centuries.

Time: 10:30 – 16:30
Start: Nottingham Castle, NG1 6EL
Finish: Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem, Nottingham, NG1 6AD
Duration: 6 hours
Distance: 10 km
Difficulty: easy/medium
Surface: tarmac, quiet roads where possible, canal paths
Included in the price: entry to Nottingham Castle

If you would like to join us just for the day, each tour can also be booked as an individual experience, please check their tours page for all the details.

The price includes aperitivo on Friday, wine sampling on Satuday and Nottingham Castle entry on Sunday.

Watch their promo here: https://youtu.be/uMGjJsNPO2c

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Great Notts Weekender Cycling Tour (23 Sep 2022 - 25 Sep 2022)
DayTimes
Friday17:30 - 20:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:30 - 16:30

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