Fermanagh District Council, in partnership with Travelwise, the Public Health Agency and Western Cluster Group, is organising three Family Cycle events to help celebrate Bike Week 2010. Bike Week is an annual opportunity to promote cycling and show how cycling can easily be part of everyday life. There are three events taking place within County Fermanagh to celebrate Bike Week 2010. These are:
Florencecourt Family Cycle – Monday 21st June
Registration from between 7:00p.m. – 8:00p.m at the Forest Service Car Park in Florence Court Forest. This cycle is organised to make use of the newly developed section of the North West Trail within Florence Court Forest. Simply turn up between 7:00p.m-8:00pm to register and you will receive further details. The event is being held as part of the events programme for the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark.
Castle to Castle Cycle – Wednesday 23rd June
You can start your cycle at Enniskillen Castle, simply turn up between 6.30pm and 7.30pm to register where you will receive your map and further details. The route will take you to Castlecoole Estate, however, you can cycle as much or as little as you like. From 5.00pm to 8.30pm, at Enniskillen Castle Museums, local expert, Joe O’Loughlin, will be on hand to talk about the historical importance of the bicycle in Fermanagh, alongside examples from the Museum collections. There will also be a special Castle activity trail for budding history detectives.
Castle Archdale Family Cycle – Friday 25th June
The cycle starts at the Courtyard Car Park within Castle Archdale Country Park and will enable cyclists to get out and explore the beautiful surroundings of Castle Archdale Forest and Castle Archdale Country Park. The forest is rich in wildlife and historical antiquities and boasts stunning panoramic views over Lower Lough Erne and its surrounding islands. Simply turn up between 7:00p.m-8:00pm to register and you will receive further details. The event is being held as part of the events programme for the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark.