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Local Coffee Stops

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{NEW} Not a coffee shop but nonetheless a good stop: the Wagon and Horses in Steeple Morden. The manager is very willing to lock the bikes in the barn whilst the riders have a drink or even something to eat. A local business that we pass regularly so drop in to show your support. 

Coffee Shop Table:

Coffee Shop Location Comment
Bicicleta Saffron Walden Cake stock low early in the day :-(
Bike Bus Cranfield Thumbs up from Phil on this one
Blue Egg Great Bardfield One of the best, big cafe, lots of cakes, quick service – this is a 5-star bicycle orientated cafe
Bosworths Tea Rooms Finchingfield Lovely location, especially in the summertime on the green out the front
Bourne Café Bourn Thumbs up from Phil on this one
Brewery Tea Rooms Walkern
Burwash Manor Barton Thumbs up from Phil on this one
Clavering Lakes Cafe Clavering, Essex Dee's running the shop now – doesn't open until 11am on Sunday
Cog Tring Another good cafe for the Chiltern rides we do
Costa Coffee St Ives, Cambs Warm coffee shop to heat yourself up in during Winter!
Danish Camp Willington Classic CCA stop
Emilys Whitwell Get there before 10:30am on a Sunday or else it will be full of cyclists, a very popular spot this one
Flamme Rouge Cafe / Bike Shop Bedford Cafe and Bike shop – you can't go wrong!
Flootes Woburn One to note in the Woburn, westerly ride direction
Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park Marston Moretaine another little hotspot
Gog Heath Farm, Great Shelford Scotch Eggs are great if they have any left by the time they arrive! Great in the summertime in the courtyard area
Grafham Water Cafe South shore, Perry A classic Grafham Water run
Harrold/Odel Country Park Cafe Harrold/Odel Country Park Great cakes & location
Hot Numbers Shepreth, Cambs A new place that's opened and rated
Jordans Mill Broom Great Cafe and a good selection of food and drink
National Trust Café Bridgewater Monument Albury common A good one for the Chiltern rides we do
Maglia Rosso Bury St Edmunds Another top cafe that is bike orientated. A bike shop on the side too if you need any spares
Mill End Nursery Mill End, Sandon Excellent homemade cakes
Moringa Tree Haslingfield 44 miles into the Geoff Denny, good stop if Bourne Cafe is closed, 15 miles out from Ashwell. Food and drink very nice. Ask Tim about the Salmon on toast ;-)
Mussette Tring (Just outside) Good one for the Chiltern rides we do
Old Barn Wadenhoe, Oundle Thumbs up from Phil on this one
Riverside Bar & Kitchen Ely Thumbs up from Phil on this one
River Terrace Cafe St Ives, Cambs Beautiful location by the river, outdoor courtyard, good selection of cake! Great summer stop for the bus way flyer ride
Shuttleworth Cafe Shuttleworth aerodrome near old warden Big cafe and a good location by the airfield
Southill Tearooms Southill Thumbs up from Phil on this one
Spokes Codicote, Herts Hipster style cafe in rural Herts
Stockgrove Country Park Great Brickhill A useful Cafe to note in the Westerly direction from Ashwell
Hub Redbourn – good all-round cycling café
Toms Cakes St Ives, Cambs – Brilliant cakes and sausage rolls
Waresley Garden Centre Waresley Thumbs up from Phil on this one
Water Mill Tea Rooms Ringstead – good for a coffee and a snack
Westmill Tea Rooms Westmill – great cake
Woodford Mill Ringstead, Raunds Thumbs up from Phil on this one
Wysing Arts centre Bourne Not open on a Sunday