Rides Calendar


Calendar updated 17 December 2018.  Download rides programme Jan-Feb 2019 as PDF for printing.  See Ride Details below the programme for more information and electronic routes where available. Eamon has also provided Bikemap routes here. You can download a printable list of Leaders’ mobile numbers from the Riding with us page.

STOP PRESS: Ride 2a 2/1/2019. Because the planned venues will not be open, the route will be changed and stops will be at Sugar Mouse, Easingwold and Morrison’s,  Boroughbridge (not Hovingham and Burythorpe)

Programme Jan-Feb2019


9/1/2019 Ride 2a to Selby and Lotherton Hall. Leader: Dave Bean. Route: As Ride 2b on 2/1/2019, below.

2/1/2019 Ride 2a (NOTE CHANGED DESTINATIONS) to Easingwold and Boroughbridge. Leader: John Longbottom. Elevenses: Sugar Mouse, Easingwold. Lunch: Morrison’s, Boroughbridge

2/1/2019 Ride 2b to Selby and Lotherton Hall. Leader: Bryan Stanton. Leave York by the Riverside and Racecourse. Cycle path to Selby. Elevenses: Morrisons Café. Retrace route turning left before Selby Bridge. Selby Common / Sherburn in Elmet. Lunch: Lotherton Hall. Saxton / Towton / Tadcaster / Oxton / Bolton Percy / Appleton Roebuck / Acaster Malbis / Bishopthorpe / York. (50 Miles). Electronic: WW_Selby_Lotherton

26/12/2018 Informal Ride. Meet 9.30 at Exhibition Square. Destination to be determined by riders in attendance

19/12/2018 Joint Ride to Pocklington and Fridaythorpe.  Leader: Eamon Prendergast. Stops – Elevenses: Pocklington cafes; Lunch: Seaways Cafe. Distance 52 miles. Bikemap route: https://www.bikemap.net/en/r/4716249/ .  GPX: Fridaythorpe 2018-12-19

12/12/18 CHRISTMAS LUNCH, BURN HALL see News & Ads page for details

05/12/18 – Ride 1 to Osgodby/Snaith. Leader – Patrick H, Route – York, Bishopthorpe, Escrick, Skipwith, Osgodby, Selby (canal towpath), Camblesforth Common, Carlton, Snaith, Pollington, West Cowick, Snaith, Carlton, West Haddlesey, Gateforth, Thorpe Willoughby, Cawood, Stillingfleet, Naburn, York. 60 miles. Stops – Elevenses: Garden Centre Osgodby; Lunch: Old Station House Café – Snaith. Electronic WW_Osg_Snaith.fit WW_Osg_Snaith.gpx WW_Osg_Snaith.tcx

05/12/18 – Ride 2 to Helperby / Ampleforth. Leader – Bryan (really!), Route: York / Riverside to Shipton / Beningborough / Linton on Ouse / Aldwark / Flawith / Helperby (Elevenses at Helperby Deli)  Raskelf / Easingwold / Oulston / Turn right BEFORE Coxwold / Left downhill into Ampleforth (Lunch at College Tearooms)/ Through grounds to Gilling / Left fork at Grimston / Descend Snargate Hill / Stearsby / Farlington  / Sheriff Hutton / Strensall / Haxby / York (59 miles)  WW_Helperby_Ampleforth.gpx  WW_Helperby_Ampleforth.tcx

28/11/18 – Ride 1  to Helperby to Wass. Leader Murray Banks 0780 586 1696. Route –  York/ Shipton by Bennibro/ Flawith/ Helperby (11’s @  Helpberby Deli) Hutton Sessay /Hushwaite /Coxwold / Wass (Lunch @ Stapylton Arms – Wass) Yearsley/ Brandsby /Stearsby /Farlington /Sheriff Hutton / Flaxton/ Strensall / York (64miles 2800ft Climb) Route – WW Helperby – Wass 64m

28/11/18 – Ride 2, Osgodby/Snaith. Leader Brian S, Route – York, Osgodby, Selby Barlow Camblesforth Snaith Lunch at Bon Appetite Temple Hirst Burn Brayton Selby Wistow Cawood Stillingfleet Naburn 55 Miles.
21/11/18 Ride 1 – Pocklington/Sledmere Farm Shop – Leader Dave Co. Apologies for changing the stops twice since the schedule was first published! We have had trouble finding suitable cafes. Stops – Elevenses: Pocklington cafes; Lunch: Sledmere Farm Shop and Cafe (01377 236541). Route https://ridewithgps.com/trips/29642863, WW_Pock_Sled4.gpx   WW_Pock_Sled4.tcx

21/11/18 Ride 2 – Pocklington/Wolds Inn Huggate – Leader Andrew M. Apologies for changing the stops twice since the schedule was first published! We have had trouble finding suitable cafes. Stops – Elevenses: Pocklington cafes; Lunch: Wolds Inn Huggate (01377 288217). Route – York, Osbaldwick, Murton, Stamford Bridge, Pocklington Cafes, Millington, Wolds Inn Huggate (01377 288217), Kirby Underdale, Bugthorpe, York. 52 miles, 1550 ft. Electronic route https://www.komoot.com/tour/51753149?ref=wtd. 2018-11-20_51753149_wwPockHuggate.gpx

14/11/18 Ride 1 – Knaresborough/Ripon – Leader Adrian S, Route Askham Bryan, Tockwith, Little Ribston, Knaresborough (Elevenses – cafes on Waterside e.g. Black Mulberry), Lingerfield, Farnham, Bishop Monkton, Ripon (Lunch – Sun Parlour Cafe), Skelton-on-Ure, Boroughbridge, Aldborough, Dunsforths, Newton-on-Ouse. Return to York is very likely to be after sunset (16.07) so lights are required. WW Kbro-Ripon Updated 20181113 (updated Tuesday 13/11: route out of York changed because Skeldergate is closed).

14/11/18 Ride 2 – Arboretum/Scagglethorpe – Leader – Judy W. Note: stops changed to Arboretum, and Ham and Cheese at Scagglethorpe. York, Haxby, Strensall, Flaxton, Foston, Castle Howard Arboretum, Coneythorpe, Malton, Norton, Settrington, Scagglethorpe, North Grimston, Langton, Howsham, Bossall, Sand Hutton, York – approx 53 miles.

7/11/18 Ride 2 – Knaresborough/Ripon – Leader Nick F (07724082942). A route of 64 miles going from York-Dringhouses-Askham Bryan-Tockwith-Cowthorpe-Little Ribston-Knaresborough and Waterside Cafes. Thence to Lingerfield-Farnham-Copgrove-Burton Leonard-Bishop Monkton-Ripon and lunch at the Sun Parlour. Return via Skelton-Langthorpe-Boroughbridge-Great Ouseburn-Newton on Ouse-Benningborough-York. There is a possibility the main group will take coffee at the Watermill Cafe (IF the owner agrees after my preliminary visit) as the Riverside cafe is closed. We will pass through the Waterside to pick up those who want to go on. You are reminded sunset is at 1630. Lights required.  York_to_Ripon_via_Knaresborough_and_Tockwith.tcx  York_to_Ripon_via_Knaresborough_and_Tockwith.gpx

31/10/10 Ride 1- East Cottingwith/Goodmanham – Leader –  Murray Banks (0780 586 1696) Route:Bishopthorpe, Deighton, Escrick, Wheldrake, Sutton on Derwenty, East Cottingwith (Pig in the Willow) Laytham, Harswell, North Cliffe, Mkt Weighton,Goodmanham ( Fiddledrill), Londesborough, Nunburnholme Pocklington,Stamford Bridge, York  (65miles)    https://www.plotaroute.com/route/691820 This will be the 1st ride after the clocks go back. Even though this is only a 64m ride, lights will be required by all as sunset is 16.32

31/10/Ride 2. Leader Steve Green Askham Bryan Askham Richard Angram Long Marston Cowthorpe Little Ribston Knaresborough Old Bilton Bilton Hampsthwaite 
Clint Burnt Yates Bishop Thornton Markington Wormald Green Burton Leonard Copgrove Staveley Arkendale Great Ouseburn Linton on Ouse Newton on Ouse Beningbrough. Check that your lights are working before you set off!

24/10/18 York Wednesday Wheelers AGM, 11.00 AM, Galtres Centre Easingwold, YO61 3AE. Download AGENDA for 2018 AGM with MINUTES for 2007 AGM here.

24/10/18 Ride 1 to and from AGM. Leader: Patrick H  Route (Changed from previous listing): York – Haxby, Strensall – Huby – Easingwold – Husthwaite – Coxwold – Kilburn – Balk (Lunch at the Old Barn Coffee Shop) – Bagby – Dalton – Sessay – Boroughbridge – Aldwark Bridge – Beningbrough – York (65 miles).  WW_AGM_Bagby.gpx   WW_AGM_Bagby.tcx

24/10/18 Ride 2 to and from AGM.Leader: Andrew M. Route (Changed from previous listing): York – Haxby – Strensall – Huby – Easingwold – Alne – Home Farm Shop and Cafe Beningborough (11 miles from Easingwold)York (total 36 miles).

17/10/18 Ride 1, Knaresborough/Hampsthwaite, Leader: Dave Co,  Route   WW_Hampsthwait3.tcx

17/10/18 Ride 2, Allerthorpe Lakes/Goodmanham, Leader: Nick Folkard 07724082942. Route: Exhibition Square, Bishopthorpe via cycle track, Escrik, Wheldrake, Elvington, Thornton, Allerthorp, Goodmanham (lunch at Fiddle Drill), Londesborough, Bielby, Pocklington, Stamford Bridge and York. 98 km or 60 miles. Ascent gained 406m or 1230ft. Wheelers_ride_to_Goodmanham.gpx  Wheelers_ride_to_Goodmanham (2).tcx

10/10/18 Combined Ride – Pocklington / Fridaythorpe – Leaders: Phil Marsham and Dave Bean. Route: Square / Stockton Lane / Warthill / Stamford Bridge / POCKLINGTON / Millington / Huggate / FRIDAYTHORPE / Thixendale / Leavening / Bossall / Upper Helmsley / Gate Helmsley / Home. 60 miles. Fridaytrpe10-10.gpx

03/10/18 Ride 1 Easingwold/Helmsley, Leader – Colin Langley (07776 187850) Route – Cycle path to Beningborough/Linton/Alne/Easingwold (Sugar Mouse and other cafes in square) Oulston/Turn right on gated road at Newburgh Priory/Ampleforth/Scawton/Rievaulx/Helmsley/Harome/West Ness/Slingsby/Castle Howard/ Flaxton/Strensall/Haxby – 73 Miles  WW_Easingwold and Helmsley.gpx

26/9/18 Ride 1, Rabbit Hill / Fountains Abbey – Leader – Colin Langley (07776 187850) Route: Askham Richard, Tockwith, Whixley, Rabbit Hill, Farnham, Bishop Monkton, Markington, Fountains Abbey, Ripon, Boroughbridge, Helperby, Myton, Aldwark, Benningborough, York (81 miles) Possible 3rd stop at Boroughbridge or Helperby  WW Fountains Abbey.gpx

26/9/18 Ride 2, Esingwold/Helmsley – leader Bryan – Square / Cycle Path / Beningbrough / Aldwark village / Alne / Easingwold (Clarks in Market Place is closed but Long Street open.  Otherwise cafes in the Market Place) / Uppleby / Oulston / Turn Right before Coxwold on small gated road / Ampleforth / Sproxton / Helmsley (Cafes for lunch) / Harome / West Ness / East Ness / Slingsby / Castle Howard / Foston / Thornton le Clay / Flaxton / Strensall / Haxby / Home. (67 Miles). WW_Easingwold_Helmsley.tcx  WW_Easingwold_Helmsley.gpx

19/9/18 Combined ride, Arboretum/Pickering – Leaders Adrian Setter and Andrew Richardson. Route: Haxby, Strensall, Flaxton, Thornton le Clay, Foston, Yorkshire Arboretum Castle Howard (coffee). Slingsby, Barton le Street, Great Barugh, Pickering (lunch). Lendales, Kirby Misperton, Ryton, Malton, Low Hutton, Westow, Howsham, Bossall, Sand Hutton. Possible 3rd stop at either Malton or Stamford Bridge. 67 miles https://www.komoot.com/tour/45892196/zoom

12/9/18 Group 2 Holme on Spalding Moor/Skidby Mill – Leader Steve G. Route Crockey Hill, Wheldrake, Elvington, Sutton upon Derwent, Melbourne, Everingham, Home on Spalding Moor, Beechwood Serves, North Cliffe, South Cliffe, Hotham, South Newbald, High Hunsley, Riplingham, Sails Cafe Skidby, Little Weighton, Walkington, Molescroft, Cherry Burton, Elton, Goodmanham, Londesborough, Burnby , Nunburnhoe, Pocklington, Bolton, Stamford Bridge, Gate Helmsley, Warthill, York. 90 miles.

5/9/18 Group 2 Welburn/North Grimston – Leader Andrew M (0791 961 8306); Stops Leaf and Loaf, Welburn (01653 618352), The Middleton Arms, North Grimston (01944 768255), Stamford Bridge, No 10 Bistro (01759 371624, open for tea and cakes); Route Osbaldwick, Murton, Sand Hutton, Crambe, Welburn, Coneysthorpe, Malton, North Grimston, Grimston Brow, Thixendale, Leavening, Leppington, Buttercrambe, Stamford Bridge, York (62 miles). Electronic route Komoot, wwNGrimston.gpx

29/08/18 Joint ride.Boroughbridge/Masham, Leaders Patrick H and Judy W. Cafés, Morrisons Boroughbridge and Masham – various cafés. Route: Beningbrough, Great Ouseburn, Marton/Grafton, Boroughbridge, Skelton on Ure, Bridge Hewick, Hutton Conyers, Wath, West Tanfield, Well, Masham, Grewelthorpe, Kirby Malzeard, Winksley, Ripon, Littlethorpe, Bishop Monkton, Roecliffe, Boroughbridge, Aldbrough, Lower Dunsforth, Newton on Ouse, Overton, York. WW_Masham.gpx WW_Masham.tcx

22/8/2018 Ride 1: Wetherby / Golden Acre – Leader: Eamon. Elevenses at Morrisons Wetherby, Lunch at Golden Acre Cafe. Distance 67 miles, Bikemap route https://www.bikemap.net/en/r/4599521

22/08/18 Ride 2: Malton / Dalby Forest. Leader: Bryan. Stockton Lane / Upper Helmesley / Sand Hutton / Bossall / Howsham / Westoe / Menethorpe / Malton (Elevenses at Morrisons). Norton / Settrington / Thorpe Bassett / Rillington / West Knapton / Yedingham / Eberston / Dalby Forest (Lunch at the Visitors Centre). Leave Dalby then Thornton le Dale / Kirby Misperton / Great Habton / Amotherby Castle Howard (Tea stop if time), Foston / Thornton le Clay / Flaxton / Strensall / Haxby / Home. WW_Dalby.gpx

15/8/2018 Ride 1 to Yorkshire Arboretum, Thornton-le-Dale (Lunch) and Dalby
Leader: Murray WB.
Haxby, Strensall, Flaxton, Arboretum, Amotherby, Kirby Misperton, Thornton-le-Dale, Dalby, Ebberston, West Knapton, Winteringham, West Lutton, Norton (optional stop, Malton), Westow, Bossall, Stockton-on-the-Forest.
89 miles, 4700ft ascent. Route (GPX): WW Dalby

15/8/2018 Ride 2 to Wetherby and Golden Acre
Leader: Dave B. York, Askham Bryan, Thorp Arch, Wetherby (Elevenses), Sicklinghall, Weeton, Arthington, Golden Acre (Lunch), Scarcroft, Bramham, Tadcaster (Tea), Bolton Percy, Acaster Malbis, York
65 miles, 2,500ft ascent. Route (GPX): Golden_Acre

8/8/18 Joint Ride to Wetherby and Otley. Choice of two routes.
Route 1, Leader Adrian S: Askham Bryan, Walton, Wetherby, Sicklinghall, Weeton, Otley, Askwith, Fewston, Hampsthwaite, Ripley, Knaresborough, Tockwith. 78 miles, 1320m ascent.
Route 2, Leader Andrew R: Askham Bryan, Thorpe Arch, Wetherby, Sicklinghall, Weeton, Otley, Bramhope via East Chevin Road, Eccup Reservoir, Thorner, Bramham, Tadcaster, Bolton Percy, Appleton Roebuck. 70 miles, 1080m ascent.
GPX route details: WW Otley Ride Routes

1/8/18 Ride 1, Pocklington/Burton Agness Hall. Leader: Patrick H (Note change of leader). Map, WW_Burton_Agnes.tcx

1/8/18 Ride 2, Castle Howard Arboretum/Cockayne. Leader: Steve G. The
Church at Cockayne has tea coffee and water to re fill drink bottles, for a
donations to the church. See Ride 1 below for route info.

25/7/18 Ride 1, Castle Howard Arboretum/Cockayne. Leader Patrick H. An 82 mile ride anticlockwise around Bransdale. Route: Strensall, Foston, Arboretum, Slingsby, Welburn, Fadmoor, Cockayne, Helmsley, Ampleforth, Newburgh Priory, Easingwold, Beningbrough Hall. There is no café at Cockayne therefore riders are advised to carry some food. On the return journey there will be opportunities to stop for food and drink in Helmsley, Ampleforth and Easingwold. WW_CH_Cockayne.gpx WW_CH_Cockayne.tcx

25/7/18 Ride 2, Pocklington/Burton Agness Hall. Leader – Nick F. A challenging ride of 98 miles or 150 km with over 3000 ft or 1023m of climbing. Route is York, Heworth and thence Stockton Lane to Warthill, Upper Helmsley and Stamford Bridge. On to Pocklington via the usual route, 15 places booked at the Market street cafe. Must depart by 11:30 Kilnwick Percy, Millington, Huggate,Tibthorpe, Kirkburn, Hutton Cranswick, Skerne, Wansford, and Lowthorpe. Arrive Burton Agnes Hall at 3 pm. 10 places booked. Departing Burton Agnes via Woldgate, Kilham, Langtoft, Sledmere, Fridaythorpe Seaways Cafe by 5:30pm. ( open until 8 pm) 15 places booked. Thence Leavening, Howsham, Bossall, Sand Hutton, Upper Helmsley, and return via Stockton Lane to Exhibition Square by 8 pm. Burton_Agnes.tcx

18/7/18 Joint ride, Knaresborough / Brimham Rocks – Leaders: Phil M; Andrew M. Elevenses Knaresborough Cafes (Black Mulberry, 01423 797930; Riverside Cafe, 01423 546759). Lunch Brimham Rocks (you are advised to bring sandwiches, though there is what can only be described as a shack where you can get tea and snacks). Route: Clifton Bridge, Acomb, Askam Bryan, Askam Richard, Long Marston, Knaresborough, Ripley,Clint, Birstwith, Ross Bridge (short stretch of unmetalled track here to avoid nasty hill and shorten route), Hartwith, Brimham Rocks, then follow Way of the Roses Signs back to York (Fountains Abbey, Ripon, Boroughbridge, Beningborough, York). A third stop will be taken somewhere on this route. 77 miles. Electronic route to follow.

11/07/18 Ride 1: Easingwold/South KilvingtonLeader: Murray. Elevenses Easingwold cafes. Lunch, The Old Oak. WW_To_South_Kilvington_72m_2750ft.gpx

04/07/18 Ride 1: Hovingham / Rosedale AbbeyLeader: Eamon. Elevenses at The Park At Hovingham. Lunch at Graze On The Green Rosedale Abbey. Distance 75 miles. (The route is a figure of eight York – Hovingham – Appleton-le-Moors – Rosedale Abbey – Hutton-le-Hole – Castle Howard – York). Bikemap route https://www.bikemap.net/en/r/4508711/

27/6/18 Joint Ride – Leaders: Dave Cook (Ride 1), Nick Folkard (Ride 2). Note Ride 1 and Ride 2 will take different routes and the Elevenses stops are different. Ride 1 will stop at Holme on Spalding Moor, Ride 2  at Osgoodby Garden Centre. Both rides will lunch at the Old Tile Works. (Apologies fort the lateness of this message, having trouble with my email Andrew). Further details below.

27/6/18 Joint Ride – Ride 1.  Route   WW_Humberbr18-2.tcx

27/6/18 Joint Ride – Ride 2. York, Selby York Cycleway, Elevenses at Osgoodby Garden Centre, on to Howden then Gilberdyke, Broomfleet, Elloughton,Welton, North Ferriby, Hessle, cross Humber Bridge, lunch at the Old Tileworks, Barton on Humber, return via Hessle, Swanland, South Cave, Everthorpe, Market Weighton, Londesborough, Burnby, Pocklington where afternoon tea, Stamford Bridge then Eskrick or own routes to York. Approx 98 miles/159km with 600m of ascent. York_to_Humber_Bridge.gpx

Saturday 23rd June, D ride from York Rally, Leader: Andrew Richardson. 37 miles with a coffee stop in Stamford Bridge. Start from Knavesmire, 0910. Route: Outward route via Millennium Bridge, Walmgate Stray, Osbaldwick, Murton, Warthill, Upper Helmsley, Buttercrambe, Skirpenbeck, Bugthorpe, Youlthorpe, Gowthorpe, Full Sutton, Stamford Bridge.
Return via Route 66 to Dunnington, Murton, Osbaldwick, the cyclepath to James St then cutting through to Blue Bridge Lane and the riverside back to Millennium Bridge.

20/6/18 Ride 1: Rabbit Hill / Fountains AbbeyLeader: Adrian. Elevenses at Warrens Café, Rabbit Hill. Lunch at Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre. Distance 78 miles. Beningbrough, Great Ouseburn, Rabbit Hill, Ferrensby, Bishop Monkton, Markington, Fountains Abbey, Ripon, Bishop Monkton, Boroughbridge, Tancred Farm Shop (afternoon stop), Kirk Hammerton, Cattal, Long Marston. GPX route: WW RabbitHill-Fountains

6/6/18 Joint Ride – Leaders: Dave Cook (note changed leader), Andrew Monk. Elevenses Kilnwick Percy (01759 303090), Lunch Cafe Velo, Beverley (01482 679270 – if full try Cole’s Kitchen almost next door, or Cafe Vanessa in the main square). Route: Stanford Bridge, Pocklington, KP, Pocklington, Burnby, Market Weighton, Cherry Burton, Beverley, N and S Newbald, Everingham, Allerthorpe Woods, Stanford Bridge. Group 1 WW Beverley 82m, Group 2 (as Group 1 with slight variation to take in Allerthorpe Lakes and Pocklington for 3rd stop (83m)

30/5/18 Ride 1:Malton / AmpleforthLeader: Eamon. Elevenses at Morrisons Malton. Lunch at Ampleforth College. Distance 71 miles. Bikemap route https://www.bikemap.net/en/r/4430486/

30/5/18 Ride 2:Boroughbridge and Thorp Perrow, Leader: Dave B, Route: York – Shipton – Beningbrough, Aldwark – Elevenses at Morrisons Boroughbridge – Marton, Hutton Conyers – Wath – Kirklington – Snape – Lunch at The Arboretum Thorp Perrow – return to Wath – Rainton – Cundall – Helperby – Flawith – Tollerton – Newton – Afternoon Tea at Home Farm Beningbrough (closes at 17.00) – York. Approx 80 miles. ThorpPerrow2.gpx

23.5.18 Ride 1: Boroughbridge / Thorp Perrow – Leader Dave B. Route: Skelton – Beningbrough – Aldwark – Elevenses at Morrisons Boroughbridge – Marton – Hutton Conyers – Kirklington – Snape – Lunch at The Arboretum Thorp Perrow – Masham – Grewelthorpe – Ripon – Bishop Monkton – Afternoon Tea at Knaresborough – Little Ribston – Tockwith – Long Marston – Askham Bryan. It’s a long ride, about 90 miles! ThorpPerrow.gpx

23.5.18 Ride 2: Malton / Ampleforth – Leader: Bryan. Route: Stockton Lane – Warthill – Upper Helmesley – Sand Hutton – Bossall – Howsham – Westow – Menethorpe. Elevenses at Morrisons Malton – Old Malton – Eden Camp – Great Habton – Little Habton – Great Barugh – Brawby – Salton – Nunnington – Causley’s Bank – Stonegrave – Cawton – Gilling- Lunch at Ampleforth College – Ampleforth – Wass – Oldstead – Kilburn – Coxwold – Husthwaite – Easingwold (Afternoon Tea?) – Alne – Tollerton – Newton on Ouse – Beningborough. (Shorter if wet!)  WW_Malton_Ampleforth.tcx   WW_Malton_Ampleforth.gpx

9.5.18 Ride 1: Easingwold/Hawnby – Leader Patrick Hollier. Elevenses: Clarks (Market Place Easingwold), Lunch: Hawnby Tearoom (01439 798223), Route Strensall – Huby – Easingwold – Newburgh Priory – Coxwold – Oldstead – Hawnby – Helmsley – Harome – Slingsby – Castle Howard – Bossall – Warthill – York. WW_Hawnby.gpx  WW_Hawnby.tcx

2.5.18 Ride 1: Pocklington/Sledmere – Leader,Colin Langley (replacing Dave W) Route Warthill – Stamford Bridge – Meltonby – Pocklington Cafés (Coffee stop)- Millington – Huggate – Wetwang – Sledmere House Café – West Lutton – Settrington – Malton (optional afternoon tea stop) – Menethorpe – Westow – Bossall. WW_Sledmere.gpx

2.5.18 Ride 2: Easingwold/Hawnby – Leader, Nick F, Route A hilly route leaving York via New Earswick, Haxby Huby and Easingwold, (coffee stop at Clark’s) then on via Coxwold and Oldstead, then via Sutton Bank and NCN route 656 to Hawnby (lunch at Hawnby tea rooms). From Hawnby return via Helmsley, Harome, Slingsby, possible stop at the Court Yard cafe Castle Howard, Thornton Le Clay and Flaxton, then on to Strensall and York. Approx distance 68 miles, elevation gain 2230 ft. Route_to_Hawnby.tcx

25.4.18 Combined ride: Knaresborough/Ripon – Leaders: Dave Co, John L, Route: WW_Knares-Ripon.gpx  WW_Kn   Knares-Ripon.tcx

18.4.18 Ride 2: Osgodby/Blacktoft – Leader, Judy W. Take sandwiches – see notes below for Ride 1 , 11.4.18

11.4.18 Ride 1: Osgodby/Blacktoft – Leader, Ian H. Route: Cycle Path to Osgoodby – South Duffield – Hemingbrough – Bridle path past the Barrage – Barmby on the Marsh – Howden – Yorkfleet – Blacktoft – Gilberdyke- Howden – Foggathorpe – Allerthorpe – Pocklington – York. The lunch stop is in the Village Hall at Blacktoft where we have to take a packed lunch. They have tea and coffee facilities there which we have to make ourselves and leave a donation. Electronic Route:WW_Osg-Bktoft_1.tcx

11.4.18 Ride 2: Thorp Arch Estate/Birkin – Leader, Andrew M, Stops: Thorpe Arch Cafe Bistro (01937 845430); Fisheries Tea Room Birkin (07970 727619).  Route: Askham Bryan, Thorp Arch, Boston Spa, Bramham, Aberford, Sherburn in Elmet, Monk Fryston, Birkin, Gateforth, Brayton, Selby, Selby-York Cycle path. A gentle ride  of 57 miles with the tempting option of a 3rd stop at Osgodby. Electronic route: Komoot, york-to-birkin_export.gpx

4.4.18 Combined Ride: Boroughbridge/Thirsk – Leaders, Adrian S and Alan S, Stops: Café stop – Morrisons, Boroughbridge; Lunch stop – Thirsk Cafés.  Route: WW Bbridge-Thirsk.gpx 68 miles

14.3.18 Combined Ride: Yorkshire Arboretum/Kirkbymoorside – Leaders, Eamon P and Colin Langley, Stops: Café stop – Yorkshire Arboretum Café, Castle Howard; Lunch stop – Kirkbymoorside Cafés.  Bikemap route (updated 13/3/18 19.55) –  67 miles

7.3.18 Ride 1 Thorpe Arch/Pannal – Leader, Patrick H, Stops: Café stop – Thorpe Arch Café & Bistro tel: 01937 845430, Lunch stop – Crimple Hall café/bistro ‘The Barrows’ tel: 01423 870800. Route: Thorpe Arch trading estate via Healaugh, cycle path to Wetherby, Sicklinghall, Kirkby Overblow, Pannal, Knaresborough, Scriven, Ferrensby, Arkendale, Great Ouseburn, Newton on Ouse. WW_Crimple_Hall.tcx  WW_Crimple_Hall.gpx

7.3.18 Ride 2 Easingwold / Helmsley – Leader, Bryan S. WW_Easingwold_Helmesley.tcx  WW_Easingwold_Helmesley.gpx

28.2.18 Ride 1 and Ride 2 both CANCELLED. See News for details.

28.2.18 Ride 1 Knaresborough/Ripon – Leader, Adrian; Stops: Knaresborough Riverside Cafés, Ripon Spa Gardens Sun Parlour Café.  WW Knaresborough-Ripon ice.gpx

21.2.18 Ride 1 Hovingham/Burythorpe – Leader, Dave C; Stops: Hovingham Park Cafe and Burythorpe Bay Horse Map, Ride with GPS mapWW_Burythorpe18.tcx

21.2.18 Ride 2 Knaresborough/Ripon – Leader, Nick F; A ride of approximately 68 miles or 108 km from York via Askham Richard, Tockwith, Little Ribston, Knaresborough (Waterside Cafés) Ripley, Watergate, Ripon,(Sun Parlour Café), Sharrow, Copt Hewick, Skelton on Ure, Broughbridge (Morrisons), Great Ouseburn, Linton on Ouse, Shipton by Benningborough. Course available on https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/17330644  , COURSE_17330644.gpx

14.2.18 Joint ride Boroughbridge/Thirsk – Leaders, Dave B and Bryan S; WW_Borobridge_Thirsk.gpx   WW_Borobridge_Thirsk.tcx

7.2.18 Ride 1 Green Hammerton – Leader Ian H; WW-Tad-G-Ham1.tcx

31.1.18 Ride 2 Green Hammerton – Leader Andrew M; Stops: Tadcaster Lemon tree 07768 696584, Green Hammerton, Bay Horse 01423 330338, Route:  Cyclepath by Rowntreee Park, Bishopthorpe Rd, Acaster Malbis, Appleton Roebuck, Bolton Percy, Tadcaster, Cattal, Kirk Hammerton, Green Hammerton, Cattal, Tockwith, Long Marston, Askam Richard. 43 miles. Komoot (added after the event for the record – sorry!)

31/01/2018 Ride 1 Kirby Hill – Leader: Eamon. The Blue Bell Inn was reluctant to offer food so we will head to Morrisons at Boroughbridge  Stops:Easingwold – Morning Coffee Afternoon Tea  Easingwold (01347 821692) & Morrisons at Boroughbridge  57 miles. Bikemap route https://www.bikemap.net/en/r/4298027

24/01/18 Combined ride – Leaders Patrick Hollier and Steve Green; Stops Morrisons, Selby and The Stables Café, Lotherton Hall (Tel 0113 281 2883), WW_Lotherton.gpx , WW_Lotherton.tcx

10/1/2018 Ride 2 Huggate – Leader:John L.  The ride should have a cafe stop at Allerthorpe Leisure Park, however they are closed until the end of February. So as an alternative, we will now stop at the cafes in Pocklington at 11.00am and then ride on to The Wolds Inn at Huggate.  Bikemap route

03/01/2018 Joint Ride to Boroughbridge – Leaders: Adrian and Dave B. 56 miles. Route: WW Knaresbro-Bbridge (gpx).

27/12/2017 Ride 1 Howden – Leader:Ian H. Due to The Garden Centre at Osgoodby being closed on the 27th December we will head to Morrisons at Selby for elevenses, the ride is about 62 miles in total. We will stop at the Cheese Shop in Howden for lunch. Selby-_Howden.tcx

27/12/2017 Ride 2  Thorpe Willoughby, Leader: Dave B, Route: ThorpArch-TW.gpx

20/12/2017 Ride 1 Fridaythorpe – Leader: Dave Co. WW_Fridaythorpe.tcx

20/12/2017 Ride 2 Ampleforth – Leader: Nick F. As this is close to the shortest day of the year, I intend to ride to Ampleforth first for coffee at Kirk’s Tea Room. Lunch will be at Easingwold. Please note this change. The route may be shortened if the weather is bad on the day. Overall distance is  43 miles approximately.  Please ensure you have a good lighting system.Ampleforth 20_12_2017.gpx , BikeMap (Having opened this Bikemap page there is no need to login. Use the right mouse button on the “GPX” link and “Save Link As …”)

06/12/2017 Ride 1 Ampleforth – Leader: Eamon, Stops: Easingwold – Morning Coffee Afternoon Tea  (01347 821692) & Ampleforth – Kirks Coffee House  (01439 788166). 55 miles. Bikemap route https://www.bikemap.net/en/route/4267778  Having opened this Bikemap page there is no need to login. Use the right mouse button on the “GPX” link and “Save Link As …”

29/11/2017 Ride 1 – Leader Patrick Hollier. Stops – Thorpe Arch cafe and bistro, The Fox Thorpe Willoughby. Route: Askham Bryan, Wighill, Thorpe Arch, Boston Spa, Bramham, Aberford, Micklefield, Lumby, Monk Fryston, Hillam, Gateforth, Thorpe Willoughby, Selby, The Lordships, Cawood, Kelfield, Stillingfleet, cycle path back to York. 60 miles. Electronic- WW_ThorpeW.gpx, WW_ThorpeW.tcx

29/11/2017 Ride 2 – Leader Adrian Setter (replacing Andrew M). Stops – Selby Garden Centre, Osgodby; The Cheese Shop, Howden. Route (subject to recce.) 57 miles: NCN65, Woodhall, Loftsome Bridge, Howden, Foggathorpe, Elvington, Wheldrake, Naburn. Electronic – 2017-11-29 Osgodby-Howden (GPX)

15/11/17 Group 2 -Leader Andrew M (replacing Adrian); Stops – Morrisons Wetherby, Scott’s Arms Sicklinghall  – change of venue  (01937 582100); Route – Millennium Bridge, Moor Lane, Askam Richard, Wighill, Thorp Arch TE, WetherbySicklinghall, Kirkby Overblow, Sicklinghall, back by nearly the same route in order to get back before dark. 49 miles. Electronic –Komoot ,GPX

1/11/2017 Group 1 – Leader Ian Hagyard. Stops: Leaf and Loaf, Welburn; The Middleton Arms, North Grimston.  Route: WW Wel-N Grim (zip file containing route as tcx and gpx versions)

18/10/17 Group 1 Leader Dave Cook; Stops Rabbit hill, Ripon; WWRabbit Ripon

18/10/17 Group 2 – Leader Andrew M; Stops – Leaf and Loaf, Welburn (01653 618352), The Middleton Arms, North Grimston (01944 768255); Route – Osbaldwick, Murton, Sand Hutton, Crambe, Welburn, Coneysthorpe, Malton, North Grimston, Grimston Brow, Thixendale, Leavening, Stamford Bridge, York (62 miles). Electronic –KomootGPXNote, new way out of town: right just before Monk Bar, straight across lights at top of Foss Island Rd.

11/10/17 Combined run – Leaders Bryan Stanton and Ken Bottomer; Stops – Castle Howard (Arboretum) and Pickering. ElectronicUpdated in email sent 6/10/17TCX , GPX

4/10/17 Group 1Leader Adrian Setter; Stops – Osgodby (Selby Garden Centre) and Goole (Yorkshire Waterways Museum).  Total distance 65.5 miles. Electronic – GPX, WW 20171004 Osgodby-Goole

20/9/17 Group 1 -Leader Ian H; Stops Tadcaster, Kellington; TCX.

20/9/17 Group 2 -Leader Andrew M; Stops Selby Garden Centre, Osgodby (01757 708658), The Cheese Shop, Howden (01430 432201); Route Selby Cycle path (65), Osgodby, Cliffe, Hemingbrough, Bridle path by river (alternative route via A63), Howden Minster, Foggathorpe, Laytham, Melbourne, Thornton, Barnby Moor, Stamford Bridge, York. Electronic –Komoot ,GPX.