Occasionally we do allow the odd events which lets you get out of Baldock during the 2 weeks of the festival.
The following events are on during the festival:
Meet at the corner of Limkiln Lane & South Road. 1:45pm for a 2:00pm start
The walk will follow the ancient Maltman’s Way, pointing out the historical landscape and touching on farming and the wool trade.
It will finish in Clothall Church with its medieval ‘bird window’ and inscriptions.
The walk is about 3½ miles and includes some steep ground and stiles; there is no shelter along the route.
Not suitable for small children, buggies or dogs.
Allow 2½ – 3 hours.
All proceeds will be donated to Clothall Church Restoration Appeal.
This walk also takes place on Sunday 12 May at 2.15pm.
Ability level: Beginners welcome.
Baldock MTB will provide guided tours of the Greenway showing cyclists new to the route a number of exciting areas just off the beaten track to test your riding skills.
Starting at the Orange Tree, Norton Road, Baldock at 19:00 riders will be guided around the Greenway being given opportunities to explore some interesting alternative routes, picking up tips and tricks from experienced mountain bikers.
Riders will finish back at the Orange Tree between 20:00 and 21:30 (dependent upon experience) having covered approx. 15 miles.
This event is suitable for all riders aged 13 and over (Children under 16 years must be supervised by a cycling adult).
All riders must wear cycling helmets and are responsible for providing their own cycles in good working order.
Bike Lights will be required, since it kily to get dark towards the end.
Ability Level: A fair level of fitness, those looking to improve their off-road ability and learn some routes.
Baldock MTB will provide a guided ride, tuition and tips and tricks to both improve your skills and your confidence when mountain biking.
Leaving the Orange Tree at 09:00, riders will be guided around local cycling routes, off the beaten track, being given opportunities to explore some interesting off-road routes, and to pick up tips and tricks from experienced mountain bikers.
The distance covered during the session will be approx. 20-25 miles. Riders will finish back at the Orange Tree between 12 and 1pm (dependent upon experience and speed).
This event is suitable for riders aged 13 and over (Children under 16 years must be supervised by a cycling adult and capable of the distance).
All riders are must wear cycling helmets and are responsible for providing their own cycles in good working order.