Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, September 9, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides


Short/Beginners ride - 

Medium ride – 

Route 165, Birstwith, Brimham Rocks, Sawley, 32 miles. Hilly.

Hornbeam, Ripley, Hollybank Woods, Clint Bank Lane, Birstwith. Cross Hartwith Toll Bridge and turn L on Pateley Bridge road. 1st R up Stripe Lane, L at T junction (Fiddlers Green) and R to Brimham Rocks. Straight on to B6265 where turn R. Next R on narrow lane to Sawley. R at Sawley and L at T junction towards Fountains. At next T junction turn R up past How Hill and follow road to Watergate. L and past the Drovers X roads to Ripley and Harrogate.

(Cafe at Risplith turn L at Sawley to main road and a few yards on R. Retrace route back to Sawley.  Alternate climb up to Fountains Visitor Centre, or Ripley.)

Medium Plus ride - 

Route 211 Aldwark, Easingwold, Coxwold, Hutton Sessay, 58 miles. Fairly flat.

Hornbeam, Knaresborough, Farnham, Arkendale, L on A168 and R to Marton. R on B6265 and L to Great Ouseburn. Turn L to cross Aldwark Bridge, straight on to Youlton, Alne, Alne Station, Easingwold (café) Follow cycle route out of Easingwold but go straight on where the cycle route goes L. Take 2 L turns to  Oulston. Continue to Newburgh Priory and Coxwold (café). Straight on through Coxwold, past church and continue until L turn to Carlton Husthwaite. R and over A19 to  Hutton Sessay, Little Sessay, Pilmoor,  R at T junction towards Cundall but soon L at Thornton Bridge to Milby, Boroughbridge, Minskip, Stavely, Farnham, Knaresborough, Hornbeam.

Long ride - 

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.