Meet Morrisons car park, Boroughbridge from 9am for a 9.30am start.
From Boroughbridge we’ll head east through Linton On Ouse before crossing the A19 at Shipton by Beningborough to join the B1363 northwards then the B1257 to Hovingham.
Morning coffee: Rolling Pin Café, Hovingham YO62 4LG.
Continue east for a couple of miles on B1257 before turning right at Slingsby passing Castle Howard then crossing the A64 to pick up some interesting minor roads avoiding Malton.
At Wharram Le Street we turn left joining the B1248 before turning right to Settrington and on to Scagglethorpe.
Lunch stop: The Ham & Cheese Inn, Scagglethorpe YO17 8DY.
After plenty of ham and cheese. The return journey starts with a brief couple of miles east on the A64 before turning right at Rillington.
On to West Lutton then turning right on Croome passing Sledmere House and on to Wetwang where we’ll join the B1248.
Turning right on the B1246 we’ll ride west to Warter then the minor road south to the A614.
On to Holme on Spalding Moor then the A163 through North Duffield before turning left on A19 and skirting round the north of Selby.
B1223 to Ulleskelf and on into Tadcaster, Boston Spa and Wetherby, then the B6164 to Knaresborough where the ride will finish at St. James’ Retail Park.
Finish: St. James’ Retail Park, Knaresborough HG5 8PZ.
Route length: 145 miles.
David Haywood will lead this ride.
Tail-end Charlie to be press ganged on the day.
Hope to see you on Wednesday.