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Crichton Cycle Week: 25 October to 31 October

As part of The Crichton’s ambition to get to Net Zero we will be hosting a series of events and initiatives throughout the year to encourage members of The Crichton Community to make active travel choices, benefiting the environment, their health and their pocket. This is of particular relevance in the current fuel crisis.

Could you change how you travel and make a positive contribution to your health and the environment?

The first event will take place on Monday 25th October at Crichton Central, so dust the cobwebs off your bike this week and get cycling to The Crichton…

Who: All Crichton Commuters*     *tenants, employees and students

What: Crichton Cycle Week

When: 25 October 2021 – 31 October 2021

Where: Crichton Central at The Crichton   

During Crichton Cycle Week, we encourage you to consider cycling to work, college or university. If you do, you can claim a free coffee at Crichton Central Café during Crichton Cycle Week (before 12noon). One free coffee each day you cycle to The Crichton. Crichton Central is open 10am -4pm 7 days a week.


There will also be a mini cycling festival at Crichton Central from 12-3pm on Monday 25th October where we will be hosting a range of local organisations and businesses. You are welcome to come along and find out more about how you can make cycling and active travel part of your routine.

There will be information available to help you buy a new bike or e-bike, how to keep safe on the road and how to access free skills training as well as information about local cycle routes. We will have a range of bikes and active travel options for you to try and Dr Bike will be here to check out your bike and get you safely back on the road. There is an opportunity to get security marking for free and information about registering your bike on the National Cycle Database. Come along if you can.


Info about local cycling routes in Dumfries and throughout the region from…



Maintenance checks, repairs and advice from Dr Bike from…


E-bike trials and demos from…


Info about road safety, National Cycle Database, bike security and security marking from…



Info about facilities for cyclists at The Crichton, accessing funded skills sessions and loans from…


Coffee, lunch and tours of our new facilities at


Crichton University Campus Student Association


On Wednesday 27 October at 11am, Crichton Tenants are invited to meet on Teams for the October Tenants Forum, where there will be an opportunity to discuss thoughts, ideas and initiatives to support and encourage Active Travel at The Crichton. All tenants are invited to attend and joining details will be emailed out from The Crichton Trust.

Crichton Cycle Week is hosted by The Crichton Trust and supported by Cycling UK

This is the first in a series of events, so if you can’t make it this time, but would like to get involved or come along to future cycling or active travel events, please get in touch with The Crichton Trust: 


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