Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
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Cycle Routes

Routes are organised in order of distance (measured or estimated), starting with the shortest. Click on titles for full details. Considerable effort has been made to ensure accuracy though this cannot be guaranteed. Route numbers generally relate only to the order in which they were added to the page. Over 200 listed. Cyclists are welcome to use the routes at your own risk. 

 

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About 50/50 on/off road From Hornbeam take bridleway to the base of the viaduct over the Crimple (official bridge is down) then pick up bridleway that crosses railway and then rises through woods to Follifoot Lane. Cross the lane and take bridleway to reach southern by-pass then go to Kirkby Ove......
Hornbeam, Beckwithshaw, Stainburn, forest track, L to Lindley Hall Farm, keep L to B6161. L on B6161 R and R to Braythorn and Honey Farm. Next L to Almscliffe Crag.  R to Huby and R again to cross A658 and pass just to south of Weeton Station. Follow road to Weeton, Dunkeswick, L and R on A61 t......
Hornbeam, Knaresborough Low Bridge, R on B6164, crossing roundabout on the bypass by the Retail Park. Little Ribston, straight on to Kirk Deighton and Wetherby. Out of Wetherby on cycle track, past racecourse, just before Thorpe Arch, R and L into Boston Spa. R in Boston Spa then turn L towards ......
Hornbeam, Beckwithshaw, Little Alms Cliff, down hill to B6451, R and first L down to Swinsty and Fewston reservoir. Cross bridge and straight on keeping reservoir on L, until crossing longer bridge across reservoir. Up hill to car park and loos (and ice cream in summer). Take L fork and climb st......
Route Map  From Hornbeam to Knaresborough, Farnham and L at Copgrove. Keep going through Burton Leonard, follow sign L to Wormald Green. At A61 L down hill, and cross (Care!) to Markington. Follow road all way to Bishop Thornton, Shaw Mills, up hill to Clint and L to Hampsthwaite. Cafe. Up Hol......
Hornbeam, Greenway, Ripley, Hollybank Woods, Birstwith, Darley. Continue to Darley Head (B6451) turn L. At X-roads turn R to Thornthwaite. L up Day Lane [opp. Garage]. L at T junction at top along Menwith Hill Road. Straight over X-roads. Pass Menwith Base then 1 st  R.  Look out for  and tak......
Hornbeam, Follifoot, Spofforth, Cycletrack to Wetherby. Out of Wetherby on cycle track, and past racecourse. L to Walton, follow road to T-Junction and turn L. Cross Wetherby-York road and continue to next X roads. Turn L to Cowthorpe and on to Little Ribston Knaresborough, Abbey Road, Calc......
Great views, lots of off road or quiet lanes. Hilly out of Oakdale and steady climb out along Pennypot. Otley Road Harlow Moor Drive Oakdale Bridge Pennypot Lane Left at Haverah Park sign Along farm track to farm and through gate to field. Steepish descent through fields to bottom and through an......
Hornbeam, Leadhall Lane, after 0.7 mile after dip in road turn R to Green Lane. At  roundabout  exit straight on over onto Beckwith Rd, after 0.5 mile turn R down Otley Rd, and then L after 0.25 miles on to Harlow Moor Road. Continue for 2 miles,   dropping down to Oakdale Bridge and clim......
Hornbeam, Greenway, Ripley, Hollybank Woods, Birstwith, Darley. After P.O. L. up Sheepcote Lane, 2 nd  R. along Crake Lane, straight on at X-roads to Thornthwaite. L up My Love Lane (delete opp garage) L at T junction at top. Turn L along Menwith Hill Road. Straight over X-roads. 2nd R just bef......
Hornbeam, Greenway, Ripley, Hollybank Lane, R to Clint , R to B6165.Turn L at B6165 towards Burnt Yates. Take R fork signposted Brimham Rocks, R at X roads to Brimham Rocks (outdoor cafe). Carry on to R turn to Warsill and follow road to Ripley (café stop). Back to Harrogate via the Greenway. ...
Route Map  Hornbeam, Burn Bridge, R on A61, over roundabout, first L up Walton Head Lane. Kirkby Overblow, R down to A61. L on A61 and R to Dunkeswick, Weeton, Castley, Pool, straight over A658 onto B6161, L over bridge onto B6451 and continue to Otley. Cafe. Return on B6451, at top of hill tu......
Squinting Cat, Little Almscliffe, R along Watson’s Lane. R at T junction to pass the Sun Inn.  L down Wydra Lane, at top of hill turn R on Cobby Sike Road. L at T junc with A59 (caution – fast traffic!) then R on Meagill Lane. Turn R at Greenhow Hill Road and R again on Menwith Hill Road, p......
Hornbeam, Beckwithshaw, Stainburn, forest track, L at end of track, R downhill, R again, R to Farnley, L then R to Otley (cafe). Back towards Leathley, R at Leathley Bridge, across A658, Castley, Weeton, Dunkeswick, Kirkby Overblow and Harrogate. ...
Beckwithshaw Little Almscliffe - Norwood At T junction , right and immediate left to Fewston Optional stop - toilets at Car park Take narrow country lane to Timble At crossroads turn left and follow road to Otley Cuppa tea in greasy spoon café Return either via: - Farnley, Leathley Stainburn, No......
Route Map  Hornbeam, Knox bridge, cross A61 to Grainbeck Lane. L and R to Hampsthwaite. In Hampsthwaite village left L up the main street, next R then 2nd R. Next L into Tang. Straight on towards Kettlesing Bottom. Next R, straight on over X roads. L past Menwith Hill. Left at X roads and alon......
Hornbeam. Beckwithshaw, Little Almscliffe, Fewston, Timble, then at main road turn R to Blubberhouses. R on A59, and L up Hardisty Hill (steep). 2nd R on to Menwith Hill Road and continue past Menwith Hill and straight on to Meg Gate where R to Clapham Green and Hampsthwaite (cafe), Killinghall,......
Hornbeam, Burn Bridge R on Brackenthwaite Lane and straight on at X  roads. L on B 6161 then R to Lindley Bridge and Farnley. L then R to Otley. Straight on over the river and A659. R at the church over A660 and up towards Chevin End but turn L onto the Chevin road. At junction turn L then R. A......
Knox Saw Mills Hampsthwaite Clint Bank Left at T-Junc; then right at crossroads to Burnt Yates. Take RH fork continue on to Brimham Rocks Ice cream / tea / coffee / toilets Return via same quiet road towards Burnt Yates, but turn right to Hartwith. At Junction of Pateley road turn left, then 1st ......
Route Map Leave Hornbeam Park by the new footbridge over railway. After 100m, turn L along cycle path, down steep hill to Crimple Valley, and turn R at bottom. Until bridge has been rebuilt over River Crimple continue across fields to Almsford Bridge. Cross Leeds Road & use pavement to Pann......

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Disclaimer:
All rides are at your own risk. Please ensure that you have your own third party insurance (check your house insurance) and consider Cycling UK membership.