Route 261

Grewelthorpe, Bedale (71 miles)

A Terry Smith meander! Hornbeam, Starbeck, Knaresborough, direct to Ripon via Copgrove and Bishop Monkton. Through Ripon via Borrage Lane, Bishopton and Lark Lane. Kirkby Road out to Grewelthorpe (20 miles) for coffee. Then via Ilton and Healey to Ellingstring and Jervaulx. Into Bedale via Thornton Watlass. Cafe stop in Bedale at 40 miles. Back via Burneston, Carthorpe , Kirklington to Wath. In Wath (48 miles), options are back direct through Ripon and repeat outward leg or loop out to Boroughbridge via Rainton, back via Staveley, Knaresborough, Starbeck.