Meet at Morrisons Boroughbridge from 9am for a 9.30am start.
Route heads east from Boroughbridge, through Aldborough and Upper Dunsforth before crossing the Aldwark Bridge. Through Linton-on-Ouse and Newton-on-House to cross the A19 and on to Wigginton. Turn north on the B1363 to Sutton-on-the-Forest and to:
Coffee Stop: Miss Daisy’s Tearoom, Main Street, Sutton-on-the-Forest YO61 1DP.
From Miss Daisy’s the route goes east to Sheriff Hutton before turning north to Hovingham and Nunnington, reaching the A170 just west of Kirkbymoorside for about 2 miles. Turning left off the A170 we’ll head due north to Hutton-le-Hole before veering west through Westerdale and Kildale to reach Great Ayton. Now the A173 towards the outskirts of Stokesley and the A172 for a couple of miles before turning left on the minor road towards Chop Gate.
Lunch Stop: Lordstones Country Park, Carlton Bank, Chop Gate TS9 7JH.
After lunch we’ll continue down to Chop Gate, turning right on the B1257 towards Helmsley. Before Helmsley we turn right to follow the River Rye to the T junction with Peak Scar Road, turning left. Now back roads towards Felixkirk and the t-junction with the A170, turning right to head through Thirsk and on to the A61 Ripon road. At Busby Stoop roundabout we’ll turn left on the A167 towards Topcliffe and Asenby, over the A168 and on to Whaites Lane towards Cundall and Thornton Bridge.
Just before the bridge we turn right and on to Boroughbridge where the route will end at Morrisons.
Approx. distance as described: 158 miles.
David Haywood will lead the ride, tail ender TBC.
Looking forward to seeing you on at Boroughbridge.