Harrogate Cycling for Pleasure
Harrogate's cycling club for people who
don't wear lycra! (and some who do)
Sunday, October 14, 2018

9.30am Short, medium and long rides

Short/Beginners ride - 

Medium ride – 

Route 20 Wetherby, Cattal, Whixley, Great Ouseburn, 33 miles. Mainly flat.

Hornbeam, Rudding Park, cross A658 to Follifoot and Spofforth. Cycle track to Wetherby. York Road out of Wetherby, 2nd R on Hallfield Lane, L on Freeman's Way. Cycle track under A1, follow to Thorp Arch prison and L. At T junction, R and L. Follow Hall Park Rd to T junction.  L along Rudgate.  At Cattal, R, continue, cross A59 to Whixley (farm shop café). Continue till R to Thorpe Underwood. Great Ouseburn, Marton cum Grafton, Arkendale, Ferrensby, Farnham, Knaresborough, Harrogate. 

Extension – Just before great Ouseburn turn L to Aldwark Bridge. All L s to Aldwark, Flawith, Myton, Helperby, Thornton Bridge, Boroughbridge.  Return any route.

Medium Plus ride 

Route 196 Kirkby Malzeard, and around the Moors to Masham, 53 miles. Some hills.

Hornbeam, Greenway, Ripley, up bank to Drovers X roads and go straight on. R down Watergate Lane to Fountains Abbey visitor centre (café). Back L at Visitor Centre roundabout and turn  R then L to Aldfield, L then R at B6265 to  Low Grantley, Laverton,  Kirkby Malzeard, Grewelthorpe and  lane from top of village west to top of moors, follow edge of moors (views), drop down past Swinton Hall and golf club to Masham.  Cafe stop. Leave Masham over bridge follow Main Ripon Road short way then L up hill on B6267, 3 miles R to West Tanfield, Wath, Hutton Conyers, Ripon, Littlethorpe, Bishop Monkton, Markington, Drovers Xroads, Ripley.  Return along Greenway to Harrogate.

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.