Banffshire Coast News

New scheme launching in October 2016: Bus and Bike to Haddo!

Have you ever visited Haddo House and Country Park and all its attractions? Would you like to cycle some of the way to Haddo? If you do, then you may be interested to hear about the new travel option that is being launched in October for visitors to Haddo.

The Haddo Country Park Regeneration Project is pleased to announce the launch of... a new cycle scheme which will allow visitors to Haddo to easily access the attractions of Haddo. A cycle initiative, ‘Tarves - Haddo Cycle Link’, is being launching on Saturday 7 October 2016. The scheme works by travelling to Tarves, the nearest village to Haddo with a bus stop, visiting the Tarves Heritage Centre to lease a bicycle and safety helmet from the Tarves Development Trust, who manage the booking system for the bikes. Haddo is approximately 2.8 miles from Tarves and will takes around 15 – 30 minutes to cycle to.

Cycle to Haddo to visit Haddo House and tea room run by the National trust for Scotland, or visit the Country Park to have fun at the adventure play area, or simply to enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. There are bike racks available in the main Haddo car park, and near the adventure play area to safely secure the bicycles while you enjoy all Haddo has to offer. Bikes require to be returned to the, Tarves Heritage Centre collection point on the same day.

The bicycles have been supplied by a community organisation based in Huntly, Network of Wellbeing, who promote and help people to improve their mental health and general quality of life. All the bicycles have been refurbished by people being helped by the Network of Wellbeing.



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