Lost Lanes West - An Evening with Jack Thurston

Lost Lanes West - An Evening with Jack Thurston
  • Date: Thursday, 12th April
  • Time:
  • Location: Bristol Store
  • Tickets: £4

Join Jack Thurston, best-selling author and presenter of the Bike Show on Resonance FM, as he takes you on a freewheeling tour of the lost lanes and forgotten byways of Avon, Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Wiltshire as he talks in store about his new book Lost Lanes West – 36 Glorious Bike Rides in the West Country.

  • Escape to ancient trackways of Wessex’s chalk downs, passing the prehistoric remains of Avebury, Silbury Hill and Stonehenge.
  • Ride traffic free paths along the River Dart, River Camel and River Exe stopping for river swims and picnics in sun-dappled woodlands.
  • Climb to the windswept heights of Dartmoor and Exmoor and descend beneath the towering crags of Cheddar Gorge.
  • Discover car-free routes through the grand estates of Longleat, Stourhead, Lanhydrock and Ashton Court.

Including beautiful photography, this is the perfect gift for the armchair traveller and cycling adventurer. Rides graded from easy to challenging, with best pubs and tea stops, wild swims, finest viewpoints and accommodation too.

The book contains 36 specially selected rides, including the best for:

  • Weekends Away and Wild Camping
  • Gourmets and Pubs
  • Ups and Downs
  • Natural Wonders
  • History, Arts and Culture
  • Families
  • Wild Swimming

Jack has spent most of his life exploring the British countryside by bike. As presenter of The Bike Show on Resonance FM, he has brought his affable, infectious velophilia to London’s airwaves, attracting an enthusiastic worldwide audience via the popular podcast edition - now celebrating its fifth millionth download. His articles about cycling have appeared across the UK and international press.

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