A ride for everyone! Family freindly, safe & accessible! Cycle through the historic lanscape of Flora Thompson's classic 'Lark Rise to Candleford'


Join us for a wonderful day cycling through the gorgeous countryside of Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Bukinghamshire.

This years' event is taking place on Sunday 11th June to raise funds for the brain tumour charity brainstrust.

There is a choice of 12.5, 25 and 40 mile circuits with the start and finish location being Swallows Nursery and Plant Centre, Mixbury.  There will be refreshment stops along the way (first stop is common to all rides) and a BBQ fundraiser on return to Mixbury.

Event Check-In / Start Times

  • 12.5 and 25 mile circuit; check-in between 8:30am - 10am
  • 40 mile circuit; check-in and start must be before 9:30am

You will follow undulating country lanes, ancient tracks and bridleways, through beautiful parkland and rolling fields and woods.

The 12.5 and 25 mile circuit will suit families, while the 40 mile ride will challenge even experienced off-roaders as it passes through the edge of the Silverstone race track and back through the dramatic landscape of the Stowe Estate.

The ride is raising funds for the charity brainstrustThe charity works tirelessly to support people living with a brain tumour so they are less alone, less afraid and more confident in their care.

The event promises to be a great family day out with a wonderful atmosphere and we would love to see you there!

Entry to the event is free should you choose to fundraise prior to the event. Should you not reach your target you will be required to pay an entry fee on the day of the event (see details below);

  • £10 adult entry fee payable on the day unless you raise £30 in donations
  • £5 child entry fee payable on the day unless you raise £10 in donations
  • £20 family entry fee (2 adults & 2 children) payable on the day unless you raise £50 in donations

Please Note: All those aged 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  Services stand down at 4pm


Lark Rise Bike Ride for brainstrust

Hosted by Swallows Nursery & Plant Centre

Supported by Syresham Cycles



registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.