25th June Sunday Ride Out

“Hidden Secrets of Morecambe Bay”

Roy Beniston is taking us to Glasson Lock on the west coast near Lancaster LA2 0BY.

  • 9.00am for 9.30am Start – Asda Lorry Park with full tanks & empty bladders please.
  • A59 out of Harrogate toward Skipton.
  • Right turn onto B6160 for Bolton Abbey.
  • Left at Linton [by-passing Grassington] to join B6265.
  • Take right at Gracoe for Hetton, Winterburn, Carlton, Airton & Otterburn.
  • Take a right to join A65 at Hellifield & onto Long Preston.
  • Take sharp left onto B6478 onto Tosside then to Slaidburn for a coffee stop. BB7 3ES
  • Continue on B6478 & at Newton take a right toward Dunlop Bridge & Trough of Bowland.
  • After Marshaw, take a left towards Street & Scorton.
  • At Long Lane take right fork onto Trough Road.
  • Continue onto Chipping Road.
  • Over M6 then over A6 at “Crossroads”.
  • Continue and take left at A588 junction.
  • Then immediate right onto B5290 to Glasson Dock.
  • Lunch stop, alfresco dining, at the Lockeepers Rest with free bike parking (toilets over the road 40p charge) or the Quayside Cafe and other options if you prefer indoors.

[Return Journey]       [68 miles]

  • Leave on B52990 then turn right onto A588.
  • Branch left at Cockerham onto B5972.
  • At traffic lights turn right onto A6.
  • At Shell Petrol Station [Fuel stop if required] take immediate left onto New Lane.
  • Take next right onto Duckette Lane, then branch left onto May Lane.
  • Head towards Cloughton.
  • After Cloughton take a right onto Brock Lane then right onto White Lane.
  • Left onto Bleasdale Road and continue onto Oakenclough Road.
  • Left onto Fiddlers Lane then right onto Collins Hill Lane.
  • Cont onto Chipping then Clitheroe.
  • Take main thro. traffic route through Clitheroe.
  • Turn left at the Petrol Station and head for Chatburn.
  • Cross over the roundabout and onto Chatburn.
  • On main street take a right to Rimington
  • Cross over the A59 heading still for Rimington. 
  • Cont. thro. Rimington on Rimington Lane.
  • Turn left onto A682 for Gisburn.
  • At Gisburn turn right onto A59.
  • Continue on A59 to Skipton & Harrogate.
  • Destination Stop at the “Curious Cow” on A59.

Total Mileage 138 miles

Leader: Roy Beniston, TEC Barry Ring

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