BucksMTB Family Fun MTB Day 20th October 2013
Date: Sunday 20th October 2013
Time: 10:00am - 16:00pm
Location: Wendover Woods, Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire
Price: Free of charge

Whats happening?

BucksMTB regularly organizes youth rides and family ride days, but other than a partnered event in 2011 we have never held a specific large scale organised public family event....until now that is!

On Sunday 20th October 2013, we are holding our first specific Family Fun Day mountain bike event between 10:00 and 16:00 at Wendover Woods in the Chiltern Hills which is open to the whole family for free of charge.

This event is going to be a fun day for the whole family taking in orienteering in the picturesque Chiltern Hills, but combined with family team building, group ride games, group challenges, individual challenges and much more....all finished off with a BBQ to end the day. The main event is based on the orienteering challenge, aiming to get to as many checkpoints as possible within a given time period, following this will be a selection of different tasks and challenges. The event outline means that all partaking families have a chance at winning, with better points being on offer on some tasks instead of purely just based on visiting checkpoints. The day will be a great day out for the whole family bringing in great family team work, tactics, riding challenges, but also to to offer a challenge for each individual in the family and include a way to learn new biking skills all mixed in with some cunning and tactical team work.

Qualified BucksMTB trail leaders will also be providing led rides throughout Wendover Woods during the event as well as us having a ShoreTrax course setup for those that fancy having a go at something a little different too.

The event will be professionally run and organised, supported by the CTC, CycleChilterns, The Forestry Commission and local bike shops and supporting sponsors. The event will offer different categories for mixed family groups and different ages.

This event will be fairly similar to our previous Family Adventure Challenge that we held in partnership with XNRG back in 2011 - read more 

Whats happening on the weekend?

  • Led rides of Wendover Woods by qualified ride leaders
  • Family mountain bike orienteering around the picturesque Chiltern Hills
  • Riding on the ShoreTrax course available
  • Ride games
  • Ride challenges
  • Family cycle games and team building
  • Mini coaching and riding techniques available
  • Local shops and other local companies and organisations present
  • BBQ to finish in the afternoon

Getting there/Car Parking:

Aston Clinton, Halton, and Wendover and Aylesbury are the nearest towns or villages.

From Wendover, take the B4009 towards Tring, take the right hand turn approximately 1 mile north of RAF Halton, signposted Wendover Woods and St Leonards. The main entrance to the woods is found on the right.

From the A41, take the Wendover exit (also signed Dunstable) and take the B4009 towards Aston Clinton. Take the first left towards Wendover. After approx 1/2 mile, take a left signposted Wendover Woods and St Leonards. The main entrance to the woods is found on the right.

Local buses will take you as far as Halton and the Chiltern Line runs a regular service to Wendover from Marylebone.

OS Grid Reference: SP890090. For details of public transport visit http://www.transportdirect.info

Postcode for Sat Nav users: HP22 5NQ

For a map click here

**Please note pay and display car parking charges do apply in the main car park at Wendover Woods**




We look forward to seeing you all on the 20th October for a great day out for just the kids or the whole family!


Best Regards

Scott Camber | BucksMTB Club Chairman


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