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rogeratunicycledotcom
2008-03-03, 10:47 PM
HAMFEST
Hamsterly Forest Muni Weekend

Hosted by Stockton Unicycle and Juggling Club (http://unicycle.uk.com/Stocktonclub/home.html)

Friday 2nd May to Sunday 4th May 2008

Location:
Hamsterley Forest (http://www.forestry.gov.uk/website/Recreation.nsf/LUWebDocsByKey/EnglandDurhamCountyNoForestHamsterley)is a Forestry Commission Forest with 2000 hectares of mixed woodland lying between the Wear and Tees valleys on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Riding:
The forest boast some of the best riding (http://www.hamsterley-trailblazers.co.uk/) in the region with a mixture of gentle trails and exciting single track which will stretch the best of Muni riders. There is also an MTB training loop which is VERY entertaining.

How to get there:
View the map (Multimap) (http://www.forestry.gov.uk/website/Recreation.nsf/LUWebDocsByKey/EnglandDurhamCountyNoForestHamsterley)
Local Weather Forecast (Multimap) (http://uk8.multimap.com/map/weather2.cgi?client=weatherdm&X=409900&Y=531800)
Post Code: DL13 3NL

Turn right in Hamsterley village following the brown tourist signs, turn left in hamlet of Bedburn to enter the forest and access the forest drive (3 fee is charged at entry). The visitor centre is located at the bottom of the hill on the right.

Cars are charged 3 each per day.

Accommodation:
Hamsterley Forest Outdoor Centre (http://www.woodcraft.org.uk/centres/hamsterley/). Accommodation is in five dormitories, together providing thirty beds. There are male and female toilets/washrooms, and the centre (which is single storey). There is full gas central heating making the centre warm and comfortable all the year round. The large kitchen is fully equipped, and there is also a washing machine and tumble drier. You will need to bring your own bedding or sleeping bags.

Events:
Multiple Muni rides for all abilities (short double or single tracks... of varying roughness (http://www.hamsterley-trailblazers.co.uk/favetrails.htm)), Night ride, Barbecue, Muni games, fancy dress competition (Joe wanted this!)

Times:
The centre opens at 6:00pm on Friday and has to be cleared by Sunday at 4:00pm

Cost:30 for 2 nights stay and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. We will provide fuel for the large Barbecue on the Saturday night but bring your own food. Day only prices to be announced.

How to register:
As there are so few beds available it will be dealt with on a first come first served basis. 10 deposit to secure your place. Cheques to be made payable to Stockton Unicycle and Juggling Club.
To Stockton Unicycle and Juggling Club
c/o Unicycle.com,
The Grange Business Centre,
Belasis Avenue,
Billingham.
TS23 1LG

More info required?
Contact Roger via e-mail roger(at)unicycle.uk.com
Telephone: 0800 980 0711

joe
2008-03-06, 10:51 PM
Spaces going very quick, so get your deposit in!!!