PEDAL power will take over Abingdon on Sunday with a day of free guided rides in the town.

The Abingdon Cycle Festival is returning for an eighth year to encourage all ages and abilities to get on their bikes.

A parade of vintage bikes will also assemble from 12pm in the Market Square, with people encouraged to dig out and show off their retro rides.

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There will be more than 20 fully led rides on offer for road bikes, mountain bikes and anything else with two wheels.

The event ambition is to encourage as many people, from every part of the local community, to get on their bikes and enjoying the outdoors.

Road bike, mountain bike and family rides will head out from the Market Square starting from 9am.

For those who want to savour the occasion but not ride, there will also be music, food and other activities in the Market Square throughout the day.

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All festival activities are free and start at 9am, with registration from 8.30am.

After the success of last year’s event - with more than 1,000 people, including MP Layla Moran, enjoying the activities on the day - rides are expected to fill up quickly and festival goers are encouraged to arrive in good time to avoid missing out on their first choice ride.

Check the Abingdon Cycle Festival Facebook page for more details.