Route 1191

Settle and Bowland Knotts (31 miles)

Wham, Tosside, Stocks Reservoir, Keasden, Clapham, Austwick

Awayday route. Meet at Settle Main Car Park (just past square on left before railway bridge).

Ride back through Settle past The Naked Man, turn right on Station Road, at mini roundabout straight on Brackenber Lane, on to Giggleswick Station and straight across A65. After half mile left on Storth Gill Lane, and pass through Wham, follow narrow gated lane, turn right before Rathmell on to Hesley Lane and follow for 2 miles, at Long Gill straight on to Higher Road and follow for 2 miles to Tosside. Café Stop at the Old Vicarage. (Tel 07809 489282)

Head west on B6478 direction Slaidburn, but after 2 miles turn right signed Gisburn Forest and Clapham. Follow this dramatic route for the 11 miles to Clapham, climbing up over Bowland Knotts and then down the other side to enter Clapham village. Lunch stop at pub, (or later at Austwick or Settle.)

Continue east on B6480 direction Settle, then alongside A65 follow cycle path and turn left towards Austwick, NCN 68 Way of Roses. Through Austwick and at the top of the valley fork right on NCN 68 Way of Roses turning south going through Little Stainforth and returning to Settle.