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TWO wheels or Shank's Pony - the choice is yours in Redcar and Cleveland's Walking and Cycling Festival.

The council's countryside team has drawn up a programme of guided walks and a cycle ride for the June 6-12 festival, with booking essential and places allocated on a first come, first served basis. There will be no charge for the series of walks planned on Friday.

For more information, contact countryside access officer Naomi Dillon on 01642 776914.

Full programme: Friday, June 6 From Woodlands to Whartons, 10am-4pm: nine-mile circular from Saltburn to Skelton.

Hummersea Alum Walk, 10am-1.30pm: Tees Archaeology visit secluded beach below Hummersea Cliffs.

Great Ayton and Stokesley, 9.30am-4.30pm: 13-mile circular to Newton under Roseberry.

Twin Valley Walk, 10am-1pm: 3.5 miles around Saltburn's woodland valleys.

Circular Bike Ride, 10.30am-4pm: 12 miles around Redcar.

Friday Evening, 6pm start: Meet at Guisborough Forest and Walkway for barbecue.

Saturday, June 7 Five Woods and Four Moors, 9am-4pm: 12-mile circular.

Miners Way, 10am-2.30pm: six miles along cliff top coastal path.

West Banks Wander, 10am-3pm: eight-mile circular to West Banks and Eston Nab.

Roseberry Topping and Captain Cook's monument, 10.30am-4pm: seven miles.

Sunday, June 8 Stroll to the Topping, 1-4pm: six-mile circular to Roseberry Topping.

Upleatham Church, 10am-1.30pm: five-mile circular.

Kittiwake Walk, 11am-3pm: Saltburn to Skinningrove to see breeding colony.

To see what you could see, 10am-3pm: seven miles over Eston Hills.

Wilton Woods and Dunsdale, 9.30am-4pm: 11-mile circular.
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Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Jun 4, 2008
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