Route 33

Almscliffe Crag and the Wharfe Valley (19 miles)

Hilly at the beginning and end.
From Hornbeam Leadhall Lane 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 via Show Ground and cycle path to Hornbeam Park.