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

Route 127 OFF ROAD Follifoot, Knaresborough, Beryl Burton path (16 miles)


Route Map Down Hornbeam Ave and R just before the hospice gates then along to Fulwith Mill Ln. L to bottom and R and L to cross the bridge across the river. Up to the railway bridge and follow path to R until reach gate. Through gate and straight up through wood to Follifoot Rd at golf club (take L fork in track shortly before road) and cross road (Care!) to continue along bridleway to southern by pass. Left and down bypass and R (Care!) into Haggs Rd. Down Haggs Rd until L on bridle path just after bungalows. Follow track to Follifoot and pick up road through village all the way to joining Wetherby Rd near Plompton. L and cross that road (Care!) to pick up old road on R through to bypass again. Cross (Care!) into Thistle Hill and immediately take bridle path on R through Birkham Wood. After about half mile track forks into 3. Take L track (which seems to be the least blocked by falling trees). All 3 come out in Lido caravan park. Follow tarmac track through caravan park, eventually turning L down hill and then exiting to B6164 Wetherby Rd. Over bridge, L into Abbey Rd , and continue all the way with river on L to Waterside, finally to A59 Harrogate Rd. L over road bridge and R (Care!) to take Beryl Burton cycle path up long hill. At top go straight on along Bilton Ln to Bilton. After Gardeners Arms take cycle path on L to The Avenue, Starbeck. Follow The Avenue to A59, R (Care!) and L at Co-op along Forest Ave. R on Forest Ln, over railway line, R at roundabout up Hookstone Chase. Just before next roundabout take cycle path to L, and the R fork at playground through to the Stonefall recycling centre and cross Wetherby Rd (Care!) at lights into Railway Rd. Pass Sainsbury's, continue through Showground up to golf club car park. Bear left through opening in fence and enter Hookstone Woods and follow track along left edge of wood right through to Hornbeam Ave again. R and back to start.
Disclaimer:
All rides are at your own risk. Please ensure that you have your own third party insurance (check your house insurance) and consider CTC membership.