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Essex Castle Bike Ride 2011

After some pretty foul weather for the last couple of weeks, today was dry and bright at times, if a little windy. Almost perfect weather for the Essex Castle bike ride.

The Swan – Chappel

The Swan is beautiful 14th Century inn, located in the shadow of the majestic Chappel viaduct, which is a pretty unique piece of landscape to have at the bottom of your beer garden!

Layer Marney Tower Beer and Music Festival

After a morning cycling round the countryside doing the Tour of Tendring, a relaxing afternoon was the order of the day, and we picked well in heading off to Layer Marney Tower for their mini beer and music festival.

Tour de Tendring 2011

The long-standing Tour de Tendring cycle ride was a big success yesterday. Over 1,000 cyclists took part, choosing either the shorter 20mile route, or the…