Route 1037

Awayday – Stamford Bridge 18th May 2022

Starting Venue: Stamford Bridge

Route Length: 40 miles

Climbing: 690m

Route description: A gentle ride which takes in two lovely long descents of Water Dale (often called Thixendale after the village at the lower end) and Millington Dale. These dales are noted for their flora and are botanically distinct.

Travel time from Harrogate: 50mins.

Car Parking: Shallows Car Park,Viking Road (YO41 1BR). The car park is free.

Toilets/Refreshments at start: There are toilets near the car park( free) but there are no cafes close by for an early coffee.The Bakehouse in the The Square does takeaway coffee.

Coffee Stop: None

Lunch Stop: The Madhyamaka Maeditation centre at Kilnwick Hall ,near Pocklington ( 26 miles) NB This is a Vegan cafe. The menu can be viewed by looking at:- shop. For those who need their meat the Mile Farm Shop just north of Pocklington is on the route (28 miles). You can check menu etc. at

Ride Report: Ride Report 18th May 2022