Haverah Park, reservoirs and Stainburn Forest (25 miles)
Great views, lots of off road or quiet lanes.
Hilly out of Oakdale and steady climb out along Pennypot.
Harlow Moor Drive
Left at Haverah Park sign
Along farm track to farm and through gate to field.
Steepish descent through fields to bottom and through another gate and turn left up along track with Reservoir on right.
Meet road to Norwood. (Can turn back to Beckwithshaw at this point)
Through forest to gate at end. Turn left and pass through 2 gates.
Long downhill descent to meet B6161 and turn right to Leathley and out to Harrogate Pool road
Cross carefully to Castley road and follow road with river on rhs.
Continue to Weeton and Dunkeswick
Turn left on to A61 until right turn to Kirkby Overblow.
2 good pubs in village.
Through village to bypass, cross with care and back to Harrogate either down Drury Lane and up Almscliffe Bank or Spring Lane or carry on to Rudding Park and out to Wetherby road near Sainsbury’s.