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National Forest – Hicks Lodge

By Stodge @stodgeblog

National Forest – Hicks LodgeThere was a Leicester Orienteering Club foot orienteering event yesterday at Hicks Lodge, a new National Forest bike center run by Purple Mountain. I had some OCADing to do to the map for this coming Saturdays New Years Eve event so took the laptop along and sat in the cafe whilst the girls first did an orienteering course (Cath trying her new GPS watch and Holly in her new club running top) before doing a loop of the mountain bike trails. The routes are quite tame but perfect for beginners and family groups with burms and rollers all in great condition. They both came back with smiles on their faces despite the bitterly cold wind.

Me ? I enjoyed the coffee and walnut cake and caught up with a few friends over several cups of coffee in the excellent cafe !

http://www.nationalforest.org/visit/index.php


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