Cycling the Way of the Roses

Coast to coast across Lancashire and Yorkshire, with six circular day rides

By Rachel Crolla

Guidebook to cycling the Way of the Roses across Lancashire and Yorkshire, from Morecambe to Bridlington. A 170 mile coast to coast across the north of England split into 3 days, with alternative 4 and 5 day itineraries outlined. Maps and route profiles are provided for each stage, with advice on preparation, equipment and accommodation.

Seasons

Possible year-round but preferable April-October.

Centres

Morecambe, Lancaster, Settle, Burnsall, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, York, Stamford Bridge, Pocklington, Millington, Driffield, Bridlington.

Difficulty

A 170-mile challenge within the reach of cyclists of all abilities. The Way of the Roses is possible on a road bike or a hybrid. A three day itinerary of 50-60 miles per day is described, along with longer and shorter options. Six individual day rides of a similar difficulty are also included.

Must See

Cycle from coast to coast from Morecambe to Bridlington through the spectacular scenery of the Lune Valley, the Forest of Bowland, the Yorkshire Dales, Nidderdale, the Vale of York and the Yorkshire Wolds. Cycle on peaceful minor roads and traffic-free sections on dismantled railways.
ISBN
9781852849122
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Published
Published
13 Apr 2018
Edition
First
Pages
176
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.1cm
Weight
200g
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Rachel Crolla

Rachel Crolla

Rachel Crolla is an outdoors all-rounder who loves hiking, biking, scrambling and climbing. Rachel is an outdoors writer and photographer who is also trained as a journalist and teacher. She has hiked and climbed across the UK, Europe and the USA. In 2007 Rachel became the first woman to reach the summit of every country in Europe, and co-wrote the Cicerone guide book Europe's High Points soon afterwards. She is passionate about enthusing the next generation of hikers and cyclists with a love of the outdoors.

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