CYCLING IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES

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Cycling In The Yorkshire Dales

Author : Harry Dowdell
ISBN : 9781783627462
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guide describes 23 day routes, graded by a combination of distance, climb and overall gradient, all suitable for road bikes and illustrated by detailed maps and profiles. In addition a six-stage tour takes in all the highlights, including Grassington, Leyburn, Hawes, Kirkby Stephen, Ingleton and Settle. And for those who really want to test themselves, the route of the Stage 1 of the 2014 Tour de France, a 206km loop from Leeds to Harrogate, is also included, with an option to close the loop without adding many extra miles. Appendices include a route summary table to help you choose your route, lots of information about facilities for cyclists along the routes, taking bikes on public transport and basic bike maintenance. The Vuelta a Dales takes in the best dales, passes and viewpoints as it passes through Grassington, Leyburn, Hawes, Kirkby Stephen, Sedbergh, Ingleton and Settle. The Yorkshire Dales have always welcomed visitors who enjoy the views. For cyclists, the national park and the areas overlapping its boundaries provide a splendid mix of varied scenic landscapes, an extensive network of roads and peaceful lanes and many cycle-friendly cafés and tea shops. With almost every turn revealing yet another stunning view, the Dales are an ideal area to explore by bike.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Mountain Biking In The Yorkshire Dales

Author : Ian Boydon
ISBN : 9781849656283
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A guidebook of 30 short, medium, long and full-day mountain bike routes across the Yorkshire Dales. The graded circular rides visit all the major dales and include loops around two of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks - Whernside and Pen-y-ghent. Routes are graded for difficulty and this guidebook gives all the necessary background information. Choose a route by grade, percentage off-road, length or time at a glance. Old Roman roads and other ancient byways once used for lead mining and livestock droving are now perfect terrain for mountain bikes. Fast-rolling lanes can be combined with rocky drops down steep gullies and sinuous tracks meandering high over deserted moorland. Mountain bikers of all abilities will find their own challenges here and some surprises for novices and experienced riders alike.
Category: Sports & Recreation

On Your Bike In The Yorkshire Dales

Author : Andy Corless
ISBN : 1846740312
Genre : Cycling
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Presents twenty circular cycle rides which explore the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside. This work includes rides based on Skipton, Richmond, Hawes, Aysgarth, Settle and Ingleton, along with maps and photographs.
Category: Cycling

Off Road Trails And Quiet Lanes

Author : Keith Bradbury
ISBN : 0954813170
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Off-road trails & Quiet Lanes - Cycling in the Lakes & Dales is a guidebook for the leisure cyclist, the family rider and the enthusiastic mountain biker. It is for the cyclist who values fun, views and lunch stops over grimaces, effort and aching legs. It is ideal for those wanting to use cycling to get fit. It is a book of enjoyable bike rides. Twenty cycle routes, from 5 to 23km in length, explore the best traffic-free lanes and off-road trails of two of Britain's most cycle-friendly national parks. A number of routes stick entirely to quiet roads while others tackle rocky mountain bike trails as they explore hidden valleys and climb to stunning viewpoints. Never too long, too difficult or too remote, the rides are great fun and challenging for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Whether you are a keen rider or part of an enthusiastic family of cyclists, these rides are your route to exploring two of Britain's greatest national parks. Ridden and written by a local rider, these rides are clearly described using step-by-step instructions and feature original maps, route profiles and local area information.
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Mountain Bike Guide

Author : Jeremy Ashcroft
ISBN : 094815313X
Genre : All terrain cycling
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A second volume of mountain bike trails which contains 36 new routes following approved rights of way for cyclists in these national parks, including family trips. From the MOUNTAIN BIKE GUIDE series.
Category: All terrain cycling

Cycling The Pennine Bridleway

Author : Keith Bradbury
ISBN : 9781849657013
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook covers the northern stages of the Pennine Bridleway, through Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria, a dedicated and waymarked mountain biking and horse-riding trail that opened in 2011. Using part of the Mary Towneley Loop, the route is described for mountain bikers from Summit, just outside Rochdale all the way to Ravenstonedale in Cumbria, in about 176km. 11 circular day mountain bike routes in the Yorkshire Dales using the Bridleway are also included. A grand total of 384km of trail are covered, mapped using OS map extracts and illustrated with profiles, photographed and described in enough detail to suit all levels of navigational ability. Appendices also offer information on local facilities, accommodation, bike shops and other useful contacts for planning your days out or longer trip along the Bridleway, and information provided before each route description includes distance, ascent, grading, estimated time and percentage of route off-road, as well as maps needed and pubs and cafes en route.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Twenty Four One Day Routes In The Yorkshire Dales

Author : Nick Cotton
ISBN : 0600588475
Genre : Travel
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Filled with mystery and beauty, the Yorkshire Dales offers many wonderful routes for cyclists. And, they take just a day--even for occasional riders. Some of these roads pass through scenic villages; others have a pub or teashop as their highlight; and still more simply celebrate the British countryside as seen from quiet lanes rather than busy highways. Whether you're heading to Bolton Abbey, the Pennine Way, or along the River Swale, you'll have the ride of your life!
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Walking In The Wye Valley

Author : Mike Dunn
ISBN : 9781783621477
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook includes 30 day walks in the stunning and varied lands of the Wye Valley. From its source on Plynlimon in the Welsh Cambrian mountains, down along the Wales-England border through Hay-on-Why, Hereford and Chepstow to the Severn Estuary. The routes in this guide are circular, and range in length between 5 and 15km. Every route description is accompanied by an annotated OS map, and includes details on points of interest along the way to enhance your wandering. The Wye Valley is known for its beauty and wide range of scenery; a walkers' paradise at any time of year. From the high moorland near the source, down through gentle green hills, before diving into the woods and limestone gorge near the sea. Practical details such as the amount of ascent and timings information are included for every walk, as are details on public transport and parking facilities. Other useful information on the river's history, geology and wildlife ensure that this is an ideal companion to exploring the impressive range of walking the Wye Valley offers.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In Derbyshire

Author : Elaine Burkinshaw
ISBN : 9781849655453
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Guidebook to walking in Derbyshire and the Peak District. 60 circular day walks, ranging from 2 to 10 miles (4 to 14km), offer something for walkers of all abilities. The walks start from bases all over the area including Glossop, Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock, Ripley, Ashbourne and Derby. The routes are illustrated with OS map extracts and accompanied with the author's own photographs, as well as including plenty of practical information on getting to and around Derbyshire and the routes. Historic sites including Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall, Eyam, Chatsworth House (the fictional Pemberley), New Mills, Cromford, Goyt Valley and Dovedale are also explored, as are Bronze and Iron Age forts, medieval castles and ruined Abbeys. Walking routes pass remnants of ancient civilisations, fine market towns and villages, caverns, castles, country houses and parklands, historic spa resorts and industrial heritage sites, and the book is full of background information detailing the local history.
Category: Sports & Recreation