The Glastonbury Festival Fun Ride

3 miles and 10-12 miles

PICT0916Sunday 27th September 2015 for horse riders and cyclists in aid of the Mendip Bridleways and Byways AssociationMendip Bridleways and Byways Association has been granted unprecedented access to the 16 miles of tracks and farmland on the Glastonbury Festival site, courtesy of Mr. Michael Eavis and local landowners

glast4 030_rs2This will be a unique opportunity for horse riders and cyclists to ride through the famous Festival ground passing the site of the pyramid stage, the healing ground, dragon field and standing stones before riding up the steep escarpment to the summit of Stickleball Hill. There will be cross country as well as coloured jumps in varying heights en route, as well as a photographer and refreshments available on the Festival site.

The aims of MBBA are to protect glast2 063_rs2and preserve the character and status of Mendip’s Green Ways and to advertise their existence for the safe use and enjoyment of all, especially children. Money raised by the event will go towards the cost of providing new gates and improving the condition of bridle paths throughout Mendip.

Entry forms can be downloaded from mbba website or from the bottom of this page. If you prefer, telephone Mrs. V. Jones 01749 831 276. If anyone feels they can spare the time to volunteer on the day, please contact Mrs. H. Ray on 01749 890 582 after 6pm.Pict0685g2 107_rs (3)

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