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

Route 33 Almscliffe Crag and the Wharfe Valley (20 miles)


Hilly at the beginning and end.
From Hornbeam exit D to Burn Bridge and R on to Brackenthwaite Lane. Follow Brackenthwaite Lane climbing all the way for about 2 miles where there is a crossroads. Turn L, drop down, and climb again to North Rigton. Turn R in North Rigton, and then 2nd R onto Crag Lane. This takes you along until you see Almscliffe Crag on the R. At the T junction turn L for Huby.
As you enter the village of Huby look out for Strait Lane on your R and turn down there. At the bottom cross straight over the A658, and continue for about 1.5miles. Turn L at the T junction and head for Dunkeswick. Go straight through Dunkeswick and on to meet the A61.
Turn L onto the A61 (Care) and then turn R off it after 300 yards, heading for Kirkby Overblow. Up to Kirkby Overblow and turn L in the village heading for Harrogate. After 1.5miles you join the A658 Southern By-Pass. Turn R, ride along the hard shoulder for about 1 mile and take the 3rd turning L towards Rudding Park. Return route G
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.