TWT North Norfolk Cycle Ride 2021

We are cycling again for The Waterberg Trust in late October 2021.

TWT’s North Norfolk Cycle Rides Saturday 11th September 2021

For this year’s ride we’ve decided to branch out and try something new: a glorious escapade along the beautiful country lanes of North Norfolk.

With careful planning, we have something for everyone. All road routes – an 82-miler, a new 47-miler Classic, and for those of us like Barry itching to get off the beaten tarmac, a stunning cross-country alternative final leg to complete the 82-miler Epic Route.

All routes start from Kings Lynn station for easy access for those coming from London, Cambridge or Norfolk. From there, the route follows inland from the coast, taking in such wonderful sights as Castle Rising, the parklands of Sandringham, trés chic Burnham Market, The Lord Nelson in Burnham Thorpe, and the grand avenues of Holkham, historic Walsingham before reaching Langham for some famous Burles hospitality for lunch. This is where the shorter Classic route ends.

For the keener cyclist, we head on through Holt and on to the expansive estate of Felbrigg Hall, past Cromer Hall, and down to the seaside town of Cromer for ice cream or crab sandwiches by the famous pier. For the final leg we follow unpaved tracks across the wooded cliff tops to reach Sheringham, up through Sheringham Park, re-joining the road by the North Norfolk steam railway at Weybourne Station and the final leg along back lanes to Langham. Alternatively, road-only cyclists can return to Langham via the coast road or the same route they came. All routes end at Meadow Cottage, Langham for the Riders’ and Supporters’ After Party.🥂🎈🥳

TWT Chairman Barry Burles

Please commit to the date and start training. And why not  persuade your family and friends to come too, or organize a team? We’re hoping to exceed last year’s amazing fund-raising total of over £9,000, so the more the merrier. We can help with returning you and your bike back to the station or stay over in North Norfolk.

We’ll be raising funds via TWT’s Justgiving site here

Alternative ways of making a donation can be found here

If you would like to join us, please contact us via the comments below.

THANK YOU for helping to fund The Waterberg Trust and the projects we support.

Sister Grace who has been overseeing TWT donations in South Africa

Since the pandemic broke out, TWT has continued to employ a school nurse. Sister Grace oversees the delivery food parcels for needy families and ensures school attendance, carefully using funds to provide shoes and uniforms for those in extremis, along with Dignity Dreams washable sanitary pads for teenage girls. As well as offering medical help and advice, she instructs pupils tending their school vegetable garden, which was established with the help of EIMS, TWT’s corporate donor in South Africa.

Food parcels for needy families being collected in June 2021

This April, TWT enabled over 40 schoolchildren to attend a four-day environmental course where they learnt about indigenous plants and animals of the Waterberg. They gained an understanding of ecology and sense of stewardship, which is the most powerful form of conservation.

Pupils learning about the ecology of the Waterberg and importance of conservation

Even small donations help enormously:

Children of the Waterberg enjoying a life-changing conservation course at Lapalala Wilderness School
Thank you to TWT riders who made it possible for teenagers to attend the course

1 thought on “TWT North Norfolk Cycle Ride 2021

  1. What a fantastic day’s trip, and for an extremely worthy cause. I wish all the organisers and participants the best of luck and a wonderful time.


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