We left in two waves - because I knew I could not get to Cleopatra's in Holt in half an hour (10 miles) I set off first with about 6 (did not really count!) and
|New ducks on the block|
The weather was not too cold, not windy and most importantly not snowing, raining or icy.
Cleopatra's was the meeting point for Wrexham riders, and anyone else passing that way. I highly recommend the croissant (why have I never had one before?!)
We then set off, back over the Dee Bridge and along to The Bull at Shocklach. A chance to mix and meet with others, make new friends and catch up on the news: Janet had a broken arm; Bryan had not done much as his wife had also broken her arm early in 2019; and generally who had who for Christmas and New Year etc.
|Arriving at The Bull|
As people drifted away, I ended up being last with Stu, as we finished our pints. We were heading different directions, and as it was such a nice day by now, I decided to add a little loop in, heading towards Chorlton Lane and Horton Green.
|Classic Cheshire sign|
with Red Phone Box
|Watch this space - |
chapel will be renovated
|Fabulous Gatehouse to Carden Park|
Such wonderfully quiet lanes, and a joyous solo meander. I do not always get the chance to go out by myself, unless it is commuting. Despite extra loop, I only seemed to add 5 miles, making it 37 miles in total.