SOPHIES CAFÉ AT HAMPSTHWAITE
Hampsthwaite is the burial place of Joshua Tetley and also the burial place of a two and a half foot woman apparently! This ride takes you out along Norwood Edge and then through thevarious Kesling villages to Hampsthwaite. The route returns via Beckwithshaw
RIDE LEADER: MARK SAGE
BOLTON ABBEY: 26 MILES
This option takes the flatter route to Bolton Abbey with a return through Burley in Wharfedale for variety!
A variety of options in Bolton Abbey including Cavendish Pavilion
RIDE LEADER: CLAIRE GROVE
ROUNDHAY RAMBLE 28 MILES
This is a very interesting route which will take you along roads you are unlikely to know in our quest to find yousome fine snacks and coffee at Roundhay Park. The route begins witha gradual climb to Surprise View with recommended stopping places to admire the views! From Surprise View you get a trip along Millionaires Row to see some quirky architecture choices! After the café stops the rides will return to Otley via Eccup reservoirand an exciting descent of Black Hill – make sure your brakes are in good order for this ride!
RIDE LEADER: STEVE MONCUR
NORTH RIGTON AND SMARTIES
There are a few climbs to North Rigton via Almscliffe Cragg but you will be surprised how accessible this routeis, we take the hills in a very steady manner.
Gentle Option A:
This is a lovely route which goes along the back roads to Huby and then goes up Gravelly Hill to Almscliffe Crag,with plenty of stops on the way. After Almscliffe Crag there is a downhillstretch to the pub. We return toAlmscliffe Crag and then take a right hand turn so that we can descend onthe back roads to Otley.
RIDE LEADER : JULIA ODELL