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Family Cycling Festival


£ Price



11am - 3pm


The Crichton (Crichton Central for info)


Free event, no need to book
Hosted by The Crichton Trust in partnership with Let's Get Biking Dumfries and Galloway, Cycling Dumfries, SusTrans, Dumfries Bike Shed, Dumfries and Galloway Council.

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Come and join us for a day of free cycling fun on The Crichton estate before the UCI Cycling World Championships come to town! Explore The Crichton via bike on our treasure hunt, take part in one of our skill sessions, try out some new bikes, and find out more about local cycle groups and how to plan family-friendly routes.   

  • Join some fun cycle skills and games sessions 
  • Get your bike marked for free  
  • Come and try sessions with e-bikes and e-trikes
  • Cycling treasure hunt around The Crichton with a prize draw for a family-friendly prize 
  • Live streaming of UCI races and events all day at Crichton Central  
  • Free bike safety checks, plus a tweak and a tune  
  • Good quality refurbished second-hand bikes for sale from The Bike Shed, our local bike recycling project  
  • Meet the Let’s Get Biking team, hear all about the work they do in the region and have a chance to try their adapted bikes 
  • Meet the Cycling Dumfries team and join a 5 mile led ride at 2.30pm, leaving from Crichton Central. Find out about the work they do and get advice on route planning. 

The first 50 people who arrive via bike will get free ice cream. Refreshments and lunch are available at Crichton Central café where we will also be streaming the UCI would championships all-day.

Children should be accompanied by an adult at all times.  

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