Ride Out Sunday 5 August - Old Sarum Airfield and May Fly Pub for Lunch

Weather this weekend is looking much better than the last.  Ideal conditions for a scenic ride through the Dorset and Wiltshire countryside, for a coffee at Old Sarum Airfield, followed by a Lunch stop at the Mayfly Pub, on the River Test.

Ride Out to:

Summer Ride Out to Old Sarum Airfield and Mayfly Pub

 

The ride out is open to all Members Associates and Pillions.  New associates are warmly welcomed but before attending their first ride out, please seek clearance by your Observer.

Date:

Sunday 5 August 18

Meet:  

Top of Town car park, Dorchester

Briefing and Departure:

Assemble 09:30 for a 10:00 departure.

Destination:

A scenic ride through the Dorset and Wiltshire countryside, for a coffee at Old Sarum Airfield, followed by a Lunch stop at the Mayfly Pub, on the River Test.

Route will be from Top of Town car park, out to Blandford, then onto Salisbury, before heading out to Old Sarum Airfield, on to Stockbridge then Leckford to the Mayfly.  After lunch, return via Fording bridge, Horton and Blandford.

The most demanding rural part of the ride is after Lunch, to and across the New Forest to Fordingbridge. Those who wish, can take an easier route back to Dorchester, via Romsey and the M27.

Timings:

10:00 Depart Dorchester Top of Town car park

11:15 Arrive Old Sarum Airfield

1215 Arrive Mayfly

15:30 Arrive Dorchester

Distance:

44 miles out to Old Sarum Airfield

17 miles to Mayfly Pub, Leckford

70 miles return to Dorchester

Total mileage 131 miles.

Routes:

A mix of A, B and C class roads.  Further route details provided on the day.


Ride Out Leader / Organiser:

Nick Heape