Route 252

Almscliffe, Weeton, Linton, Clifford, Spofforth. 40 miles.

L out of Hornbeam. Cross A61 down Leadhall Lane. L onto Yew Tree Lane into Burn Bridge. Cross river and turn R onto Brackenthwaite Lane. Turn L at cross roads at top of hill onto High Moor Road and continue down into North Rigton. Turn R at roundabout then second R onto Crag Lane to skirt Almsliffe Crag. Turn L onto Merrybank Lane, continue onto Crag Lane then R after bend onto Strait Lane to cross A658 (CAUTION). Continue through to Weeton. Turn L at T junction onto Main Street becoming Weeton Lane to Dunkeswick. Turn L onto A61 (CAUTION) then R towards Kirkby Overblow. Continue up hill to K Overblow then along Barrowby Lane to Kearby Cliff. Follow road round L and continue to through Sicklinghall. Turn R onto Northgate Lane before Wetherby  into Linton. Cross River Wharfe and continue to Collingham. Turn L onto Harewood Road (A659) then R on cut through road with Tesco on L. Cross A58 (CAUTION) onto School Lane to pass behind parade of shops. At end of road turn R onto Jewitt Lane and proceed up hill. Go straight over at small X roads, continue bearing L and L until onto Thorner Lane. Cross over A1(M) and into Bramham. Wind round to exit on Clifford Road into Clifford. Turn L just before large church onto Chapel Lane, becoming Boston Road. Turn R onto Boston Spa High Street. REFRESHEMENTS, WISE CAFÉ?
L onto Bridge Street, cross River Wharfe. Turn R onto Church Causeway and follow round to take L onto Wetherby Cycle route. Follow this all the way to Spofforth (if dry). Pass the Castle and continue on Shaw Lane to Follifoot. Turn L onto Pannal Road to meet the A658. Turn R onto Rudding Lane and back through the showground.