For this ride next Wednesday meeting at Morrison’s car park, Boroughbridge YO51 9UR from 9.15 am departing at 9.30. Fuel available at the re-designed and refurbished petrol station.
From Boroughbridge we’ll head north east through topcliffe and Carlton Minot before arriving in Thirsk Market Place for a coffee stop (YO7 1HQ).
From Thirsk, heading out on the A170, before taking the first left towards Felixkirk and Hawnby then dropping down onto the B1257 for a few miles of nice, fast twists. At the top of Clay Bank we’ll make a right turn towards Ingleby Greenhow and on into the North Yorks National Park and Castleton. From Castletown the route heads south through the moors and on to Rosedale Abbey for lunch (YO18 8RA general postcode whichever café is open).
From Rosedale we continue south to Hutton-le-Hole then north again into a remote part of the moors to do the Bransdale loop before dropping down to the outskirts of Helmsley. Now south through Harome, Nunnington and Hovingham before turning west on back roads, through Coxwold, Hutton Sessay and Cundall to Thornton Bridge and eventually back to Boroughbridge.
Ride length: approx 123 miles.
David Haywood will be leading the ride with Mike Holroyde as tail-ender.
Please let me know if you’d like the route on a .gpx file – email@example.com
Hope you can make it! No need to book now that the restrictions are easing so just turn up in good time in Boroughbridge and enjoy the ride.