Meet from 9.15am for a 9.30am prompt start at the North Street/St. James Street car park (next to North Street Deli) in Wetherby.
From Wetherby we’ll head east across the A1 to Walton Road, through Wighill and on to Tadcaster. A162 south out of Tadcaster and through Sherburn-in-Elmet to South Milford where we’ll stop for coffee.
Coffee stop: T-Post Café, South Milford LS25 5AQ.
Continuing south through Monk Fryston and Hillam and on to Beal, picking up the A645 on the approach to Eggborough. Avoiding the M62 and M18 we’ll pick up the A614 to go south through Thorne then east to the outskirts of Scunthorpe. Now south passing Messingham and Kirton-in-Lindsey before arriving at our lunch destination.
Lunch stop: Uncle Henry’s Farm Shop, Grayingham DN21 4JD.
After lunch we’ll head cross country before picking up the A15 heading north and across the Humber Bridge. North of the Humber and now continuing north again on country roads through Little Weighton, Walkington and Cherry Burton before picking up the B1248. Continuing on the B1248 to the A166 where we turn left, through Fridaythorpe to continue west for about 10 miles, then turning right on back roads through Sand Hutton and Claxton to reach the A64. Turn left on A64 then immediately right to take the back road to Strensall, Sutton-on-the-Forest and Huby. Dog-leg across the A19 to Tollerton, Helperby and turning left after Thornton Bridge to finish at Morrisons Boroughbridge car park.
David Haywood will lead this ride with tail ender to be decided.
Distance as described: approx 165 miles.
Look forward to seeing you on the 5th.