Scotland is all set to open up its 1st purpose built riding track for the specially abled people by this spring. The special cycling track has been constructed at Cantray, located near Inverness.
According to the reports, the track stretches up to 1 km and it took around 250,000 Euros for its construction. Watermill Foundation from Cawdor is in charge of the project. The project is further aided by trusts, charities & national body of Sportscotland. The new cycling track for the physically challenged is about to open up on the later quarter of the ongoing Spring season this year.
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