Annual Honiton ride for Devon Air Ambulance raises more than £4k

PUBLISHED: 07:32 06 May 2017 | UPDATED: 08:49 09 May 2017

Fancy dress bike ride in aid of Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Ref mhh bike ride 1327 (21). Picture: Lauren Wilson

Fancy dress bike ride in aid of Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Ref mhh bike ride 1327 (21). Picture: Lauren Wilson


Some 450 people – many in fancy dress – took part in a marathon bicycle ride on Saturday, which is expected to have raised more than £4,000 for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT).

Honiton taxi driver Adrian Phillips, a member of the family that organises the bike ride, said they were delighted with the turnout at the annual event.

The 24-mile ride included six stops with a barbecue lunch at The Thirsty Farmer, in Whimple, and a hog roast at the Otter Inn, Weston.

Adrian said: “I would like thank our sponsors, who include Heathpark Commercials. South West Highways, To and Fro, Tesco Honiton, Cycle Honiton, Blamphayne Sawmills, AG Signs and Print.”

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