Route 1018

Awayday – Easingwold 18th April 2018*

Starting Venue: Easingwold

Route Length: 40 miles

Climbing: 820m

Route description: A hilly ridge ride in the Howardian Hills taking in Newburgh Priory, Ampleforth Abbey & Castle Howard. Great views over the Vale of York.

Travel time from Harrogate: 50 mins

Car Parking: Behind the Galtres Leisure Centre, Crabmill Lane (YO61 3BU)- Cost: Free All Day

Toilets/Refreshments at start: In the Leisure Centre (50m) or the Market Square (300m) – Free

Coffee Stop: Pre- ride: Curious Table, Easingwold Tel: 01347 823434 (In the Market Square)

Coffee Stop: Ampleforth Abbey Tea Rooms (10 miles) YO62 4EY Tel:- 01439 766000

Lunch Stop: Yorkshire Lavender – EJ’s Tearooms, Terrington (28 miles) YO60 6PB Tel: 01653 645008- check times etc

Ride Report: RideReports/180418.pdf

*This route was also ridden, with minor variations, on Wednesday 17th May 2023.  Ride report here