Holly Run

Holly Run

16th December 2017

11:00 - 17:00

The Hostelrie Goodrich


02/12/2017 00:00 AM

As many of you know the Holly run is our Christmas ride where we have a steady social ride to suit everyone with a couple of pubs stops finishing at a pub to have a Christmas meal.

This year's edition is on Saturday 16th December 2017 with 30 miles and 4 pub stops. We will be finishing at the Hostelrie in Goodrich*, where the ride will end. 

* subject to change

More information on the meal & route is below. 


Top of Roman Way, please try and meet off the road on the grass. The first group to leave by 10:50 AM.


Payment on the day for £TBC, submit your interest using the link above (opening soon). One entry per a person. If you signup, it is expected that you will show up for the meal. You can cancel up to the 02/12/2017 by email or Facebook. Past this time you will need to contact the Hostelrie and let them know. 



Total Distance: 30 miles / 842 meters ascent / 5 pubs

Lights will be needed.
Please take care and caution, and respect other road users and the highway code. 

If you can see the group getting big and cars are behind, please drop back and create a gap for cars to go into. There will be some selected riders in the group to help with this. 

Note - Alternative routes will be used if the weather is icy, some roads are not gritted.


We will be half an hour per a pub plus based on a  12mph avg speed to get us to the Hostelrie by 16:00.

Our first pub opens at 12:00 pm, 13 miles away. This gives us 1 hour 10 to park end.

  • 10:40 - meeting 
  • 10:50 - departure
  • 12:00 - Arrival The Fountain, Parkend
  • 12:35 - departure
  • 13:05 - arrival at The Butchers Arms, Clearwell
  • 13:40 - departure
  • 13:50 - arrival at The Ostrich, Newland
  • 14:35 - departure
  • 14:55 - arrival at The New Inn, Shortstanding
  • 15:30 - departure
  • 16:00 - arrival at The Hostelrie, Goodrich

What do I need to bring on the day?

  • Pocket money for drinks on route
  • Pay for your meal on the day
  • Bring some lights as it will be dark if riding home, or sort alternative transport home to include bikes. 
  • Dress up your bike and/or you
  • Lights - it may be dark or getting dark on the arrival at 16:00