Category Archives: Cycle Routes

GARGRAVE TO EAST MARTON

An easy going ride, suitable for beginners and families, taking you along quite country lanes, good quality bridleway tracks. Option of also riding along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. This ride will allow you to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales with hardly any hills.  The route at a glance  Distance: 9 miles/14.4km [read more]

GRASSINGTON TO KETTLEWELL

This route is based in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, starting in the traditional rural town of Grassington and taking you to the lovely village of Kettlewell. The route at a glance Distance: 13.5miles/21km Approx Time: 2 hours Climb: 230m Start and finish: Wood Lane, Grassington Parking: Grassington Difficulty: Moderate (21km route) [read more]

Grassington to Burnsall

This spectacular route heads south down the Wharfedale Valley to the beautiful village of Burnsall. It then loops back on the north side of the River Wharfe and passes through Hebden for more scenic views of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The route at a glance Distance: 7.25 miles/11.7km Approx Time: 1-2 hours Climb: 181m [read more]

LONG PRESTON TO WIGGLESWORTHY

This circular route heads out west of Long Preston on quiet country lanes to Wigglesworth and on to Halton West. It returns via the main road with the option of a short diversion to Hellifield. The route at a glance Distance: 9.6miles/15.4kmApprox time: 2 hoursClimb: 170mStart and finish: Long PrestonParking: Long PrestonDifficulty: Moderate Must see [read more]

Long Preston to Tosside

This route takes you across the Ribble Valley and up towards Gisburn Forrest at Tosside. You then loop back to Long Preston on very quiet lanes. The route at a glance Distance: 12.3miles/20km Approx time: 3 hours Climb: 235m Start and finish: Long Preston Parking: Long Preston Difficulty: Moderate  MUST SEE   Tosside, a village of [read more]

Long Preston to Settle Loop

This route takes you north out of Long Preston into the Yorkshire Dales National Park before descending steeply into Settle. You return via flat quiet lanes to Long Preston. The route at a glance Distance: 11miles/17.7km Approx time: 2hours Climb: 270meters Start and finish: Long Preston Parking: Long Preston Difficulty: Moderate (with short off-road section) [read more]

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