PLANS to create six new round cycle routes all through the Cotswold Water Park have stepped-up a gear.
The Cotswold Water Park Belief has been awarded a £6,835 grant from Gloucestershire County Council’s Rising Our Communities Fund.
Funding will allow the belief to develop the routes protecting a mixed distance of 150km.
The proposed new routes shall be created primarily for proficient cyclists on quiet lanes and roads throughout the jap and western sides of the 42 sq. miles of the Cotswold Water Park.
Cyclists shall be guided utilizing downloadable maps and through well-liked biking apps reminiscent of Strava. A collection of approach markers shall be put in to help with navigation.
One of many routes utilises stretches of cycle path alongside the Previous Railway Line between South Cerney and Cricklade and it’s right here that a household actions path shall be integrated.
The path will comprise a collection of rubbing plaques set out at numerous factors alongside the course accompanied by a downloadable actions sheet.
Gloucestershire County Council Cllr Shaun Parsons mentioned: “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 stunning panorama of the Cotswold Water Park.”
Commenting on the award, Paul Hazel, government chairman of the Cotswold Water Park Belief added: “We’re delighted to have been profitable in acquiring funding for these new biking routes and we’re notably grateful to Cllr Shaun Parsons who has been so supportive of this challenge.”