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Solway Cycle Challenge Press Release

July 7, 2021

Watchtree Nature Reserve kicks off its fundraising, accessible cycling project by launching a new cycling event for 2021; The Solway Cycle Challenge. The Solway cycle challenge is a virtual event that uses local landmarks to explore the beautiful and varied Solway plain. The event has been put together to help raise funds for a Vello …

Solway Cycle Challenge

May 14, 2021

New for 2021 From July 17th – September 30’th What is it? The Solway cycle challenge is a virtual event that uses local landmarks to explore the beautiful and varied Solway plain.This event is open to all abilities from committed cycle enthusiasts to fun family cyclists. All you need is a bike, a helmet, a fitness tracking …

Christmas Opening Hours

December 10, 2020

Watchtree members will continue to have out of hours access during our Christmas closure.

100 Active Miles Challenge

August 31, 2020

Its day one of the challenge yey !!! Firstly we would like to thank all the participants who have signed up!Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have taken a hit and unfortunately had to cancel a few of our events that would have raised money for Watchtree.Thanks to all of you taking on the challenge …

Government Cycle Voucher Scheme

August 5, 2020

You may have seen in the news that the “Fix Your Bike” cycle repair voucher scheme announced by the Government in May becomes “live” at midnight tonight, 28th July. It entitles each household in England to up to two £50 vouchers to be used at registered repairers (we are one) towards the cost of returning …

Government Cycle Voucher Scheme

July 28, 2020

You may have seen in the news that the “Fix Your Bike” cycle repair voucher scheme announced by the Government in May becomes “live” at midnight tonight, 28th July. It entitles each household in England to up to two £50 vouchers to be used at registered repairers (we are one) towards the cost of returning your bikes to a roadworthy condition. …

#Watchtreat yourself

July 15, 2020

Under normal circumstances, Watchtree is self sufficient. However, at the moment due to COVID restrictions, our trading has reduced dramatically and that could have a detrimental effect on how we operate as a business and charity. This isn’t a sob story – we are innovative and resilient; and above all, we remain positive! We just …

Watchtree Open Air Cafe

June 30, 2020

Re-opening the cafe in the visitors centre whilst remaining compliant with Covid 19 regulations is practically impossible! The building and its main entrance is also used for toilets, reception, our own offices and much more. However, we’re blessed with 205 acres of land and in the current situation it makes sense to spread out. So, …

Covid 19 Cycle Sales, Service and Repairs

June 20, 2020

Cycle sales, servicing and repairs from the Watchtree Wheelers  From Tuesday 23rd June  Services include:   Cycle Sales – we have a range of refurbished and ex-hire bikes in all shapes and sizes  Servicing and Repair – Our workshop is open, for pre-book appointments  In line with government guidance we have implemented control measures for your safety and that of our team.   Please read the following instructions carefully.  Cycle Sales   Enquiries: Email …

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