Cotswold Water Park Belief secures funding to develop a cycle route community of greater than 150km


The Cotswold Water Park Belief has been awarded a £6,835 grant from Gloucestershire County Council’s Rising Our Communities Fund. The funding will allow the Belief to develop six round cycle routes all through the Cotswold Water Park overlaying a mixed distance of 150km.

The proposed new routes can be created primarily for proficient cyclists on quiet lanes and roads throughout the japanese and western sides of the 42 sq. miles of the Cotswold Water Park. Cyclists can be guided utilizing downloadable maps and by way of standard biking apps equivalent to Strava. As well as, a sequence of approach markers can be put in to help with navigation.

One of many routes utilises stretches of cycle path alongside the Outdated Railway Line between South Cerney and Cricklade, alongside which a household actions path can be included. The path will comprise a sequence of rubbing plaques set out at numerous factors alongside the course accompanied by a downloadable actions sheet.

Gloucestershire County Council Cllr. Shaun Parsons commented “Biking continues to develop in recognition, and I’m happy that the Cotswold Water Park Belief will be capable of develop these new routes which is able to allow cyclists from the native space to get out and benefit from the lovely panorama of the Cotswold Water Park.”

Paul Hazel, Govt Chairman of the Cotswold Water Park Belief stated: “We’re delighted to have been profitable in acquiring funding for these new biking routes and we’re significantly grateful to Cllr. Shaun Parsons who has been so supportive of this undertaking.”

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