Bikes and EV charging for cars

Visitors’ Bikes

Cycling has become increasingly popular with our visitors. Most bring their own cycles, which we can happily accommodate in all three sites in a safe, locked environment.

At High Barn we have opened a designated keypad- operated cycling pod and charging point. CCTV

At Field House we have both undercover storage and lockable storage and charging points. CCTV

At York Old Brewery we have cellar storage. Visitors to request key in advance of stay. CCTV

We can provide information about bike hire.

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Yorkshire Coast

Bike About in Filey is the cycle hire firm we use on the coast. They will deliver to our cottages and collect at the end of your hire period.  www. bikeabout@sky.com  01723 518314

York  – a cycle friendly city

www.getcyclingyork.org.uk  01904 636812

www.cycle-heaven.co.uk  01904 622701

Cycle Routes

At the coast we are sited on one of Sustrans designated cycle routes. It is easy to download brilliant cycle routes, mapped out by East Yorkshire Council, across the quiet rural roads of The Yorkshire Wolds . The North Yorkshire Moors and Dales are better known and very conveniently placed for York. You’ll discover a wide variety of both challenging and easier routes.

Bridlington is the finish point of the long distance ‘Way of The Roses’ cycle route, which starts at Morecambe Bay and ends at Bridlington North Bay, just about a mile from our cottages here at Field House and High Barn.

The Dalby Forest has fantastic rough terrain cycling with green through to black runs and is about 45 minutes  by car from the coast  and a little less from York. It provides a wonderful day outdoors, as there are plenty of other facilities on offer for the non-cyclists in the family/group.

EV Charging

We have recently installed two Type  2 Untethered 7Kwh chargers onsite at our coastal properties – one in the courtyard at Field House and one in the car-park at High Barn.  We make no charge for use of this facility and can also offer a seven pin universal cable.

We regret we are unable to provide this facility in York.

Cycling on Holiday, Bike Hire, Cycle Routes

Be adventurous! Try a cycling holiday or incorporate cycling into your holiday. John and I have returned to cycling as a great way to really appreciate the local countryside and of course, James and his young family have fun on their bikes. It’s good for the environment, plus your health! We’re probably years older than you are, so give it a go.

The Tour de Yorkshire is now a firmly established event in late April/ early May, providing plenty of excitement and action along each of the routes. ‘LE TOUR’ – the grand depart of the Tour de France, July 2014 was a spectacular success. York featured as the start point on Day 2 and the city positively buzzed with excitement. We were there and enjoyed watching the cavalcade followed by the 200 cyclists who rode by York Minster.  Le Tour has enjoyed growing success and become a yearly event. The routes change each year, but usually take in both the Yorkshire Coast and York.  It often uses Bridlington as the starting point. Here in Yorkshire it has made happy cyclists of us all!

One of the aims of the legacy of this big event is to provide every child in Yorkshire with access to a bike – what a great idea! Cycling really has taken off in Yorkshire.

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