Competitors gear up for Peak District cycle event

One of the Peak District's most challenging cycle sportives is nearly here.

Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 3:37 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th June 2017, 1:58 pm
Bradwell Hill Billy

The Bradwell Hill Billy is well known for its unrelenting seven-hill route with 2,300 metres of ascent. Now in its fourth year, the Hill Billy is also famous for its generous platters of cakes at the finish – all baked by parents of the village preschool that organises and benefits from the event.

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This year’s Bradwell Hill Billy is taking place on Sunday, June 25, and is expected to attract more than 150 cyclists to the Hope Valley village of Bradwell to enjoy a day of hard cycling. There is also a shorter five-hill route.

Go to for information and to register. Entry costs £27/£24.