Route 177

Birstwith, Brimham Rocks, Sawley (33 miles)

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.)