Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, May 6, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Short/Beginners ride - Paul Blackham

Medium ride – Alun Davies

Darley, Thornthwaite, Menwith, 28 miles. Hilly.

Hornbeam, Greenway, Ripley, Hollybank Woods, Birstwith, Darley. After P.O. L. up Sheepcote Lane, 2nd R. along Crake Lane, straight on at X-roads to Thornthwaite. Opposite the garage turn  L up My Love Lane, L at T junction at top. Turn L along Menwith Hill Road. Straight over X-roads. 2nd R just before Wayside Farm onto Sleights Lane. Ist L onto Crow Hill Lane. Bear R at next 2 junctions then L at T junction onto Tang Road. Ist R onto Barse Beck Lane. Follow this road down into Hampsthwaite (café). Return to Harrogate via Killinghall and the Greenway.

Medium Plus ride - Monica & David Webber

Route 204 Beningborough, York, Marston Moor, 57 miles. Flattish.

Hornbeam, Low Bridge Knaresborough, Farnham, Arkendale. Over A1(M) and L on A168 then R past Marton to B6265. R then L to Great Ouseburn. L after Ouseburn to Aldwark Bridge.
Cross Aldwark Bridge and turn R and follow the signs through Linton and Newton-on-Ouse to Beningborough Hall. (Farm Shop cafe). Leaving the Hall continue south on Sustrans Route 65 to York City Centre along by the Ouse.
Cross to R bank of Ouse and continue past Rowntree Park to the Millenium Bridge. Shortly after the path turns R up to road, turn L and almost immediately R to Knavesmire racecourse. Follow path over the Knavesmire, eventually past the Sun sculpture, taking the R fork and ultimately come to the A64 near Tesco. Cycle path goes alongside road for a couple of miles and goes up to roundabout. Go across, towards Askham Bryan and take L to Askham Richard. Through village and L to Long Marston. Continue in same direction for Marston Moor, Tockwith, Cowthorpe, over the A1(M), eventually meeting the B6164 where turn R and then L in Little Ribston following the signs to Spofforth. R to Follifoot and back via Rudding Park to Harrogate.

Long ride - John Hackett

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.