Route Finder

Here in this section you will find some of the best routes around North Yorkshire. Suggested by the locals
who live here, there are routes to suit most abilities. Whats more, if you have a great route to add, send it in
using the instructions at the foot of the page.
(Difficulty grading assumes a good level of fitness/riding experience).


Route Finder

click on a district to see routes in that area
  • 100 miles
    11,100 ft ascent
    Very Hard
    The Moor Tour sportive (long route)
    Districts - Hambleton, Ryedale.
    Via Great Broughton, Westerdale, Rosedale Abbey, Egton, Danby, Great Broughton.
  • 50 miles
    5340 ft ascent
    Hard
    Beauty and the Beast sportive (medium route)
    Districts - Cumbria, Richmondshire.
    Via Dent, Garsdale Head, Nateby, Keld, Hawes.
  • 88 miles
    6150 ft ascent
    Hard
    Pock Pedal Sportive.
    Districts - East Yorkshire, Ryedale.
    Via Pocklington, Wetwang, Thixendale, Stamford Bridge
  • 77 miles
    6770 ft ascent
    Hard
    Evans 'Ride It' Sportive
    Districts - West Yorkshire, Harrogate, Craven.
    Via Harewood House, Pool, Fewston Reservoir, Burnsall, Bolton Abbey, Darley, Beckwithshaw, Sicklinghall, Collingham.
  • 67 miles
    3,370 ft ascent
    Medium
    Ron Kitching sportive (short route)
    Districts - York, Ryedale.
    Via York, Strensall, Hovingham, Kirkbymoorside, Amotherby, Strensall.
  • 83 miles
    6200 ft ascent
    Hard
    Districts - Harrogate, Craven, West Yorkshire.
    Via Harrogate, Grassington, Malham, Bolton Abbey, Ilkley, Askwith
  • 65 miles
    7,500 ft ascent
    Hard
    The Moor Tour sportive (short route)
    Districts - Hambleton, Ryedale.
    Via Great Broughton, Westerdale, Rosedale Abbey, Lealholm, Danby, Great Broughton.
  • 54 Miles
    4750 ft ascent
    Hard
    Districts - Harrogate
    Via Harrogate, Pateley Bridge, Markington, Burton Leonard, Killinghall
  • 58 Miles
    5100 ft ascent
    Hard
    Districts - Harrogate.
    Via Harrogate, Birstwith, Pateley Bridge, Lofthouse, Masham. Kirby Malzeard, Knaresborough
  • 54 miles
    4780 ft ascent
    Medium
    Richmond Cyclo Sportive (short route)
    Districts - Richmondshire.
    Via Richmond, Tan Hill, Muker, Reeth.
  • 61 miles
    1850 ft ascent
    Medium
    Acorn Charity sportive route.
    Districts - Harrogate, Hambleton, Ryedale.
    Via Bishop Monkton, Boroughbridge, Easingwold, Sheriff Hutton, Tollerton, Aldwark, Burton Leonard.
  • 98 miles
    9330 ft ascent
    Very Hard
    Richmond Cyclo Sportive (long route)
    Districts - Richmondshire, Craven.
    Via Richmond, Tan Hill, Kirkby Stephen, Hawes, Kettlewell, Leyburn.
  • 77 miles
    5000 ft ascent
    Hard
    Velo 29 sportive (medium route)
    Districts - Hambleton, Ryedale.
    Via Sowerby, Ampleforth, Kirkbymoorside, Amotherby, Hovingham, Coxwold.
  • 40 miles
    3150 ft ascent
    Medium
    Districts - Harrogate, West Yorkshire.
    Via Harrogate, Ripley, Birstwith, Darley Mill, Otley, Pool in Wharfedale, North Rigton, Burn Bridge.
  • 113 miles
    11,000 ft ascent
    Very Hard
    White Rose Classic (long route)
    Districts - West Yorkshire, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Craven.
    Via Ilkley, Otley, Grassington, Hawes, Garsdale Head, Settle, Appletreewick, Bolton Abbey
  • 68 miles
    5250 ft ascent
    Hard
    Districts - Hambleton, Richmondshire, Harrogate.
    Via Bedale, Leyburn, Hawes, Reeth, Leyburn, Masham
  • 22 miles
    1,100 ft ascent
    Easy
    White Horse Velo sportive (short route)
    Districts - Hambleton.
    Via Stokesley, Great Broughton, Rudby.
  • 84 Miles
    6123 ft ascent
    Hard
    Districts - Harrogate, Richmondshire, Craven.
    Via Harrogate, Ripon, Masham, Middleham, Kettlewell, Grassington.
  • 110 Miles
    10,600 ft ascent
    Very Hard
    Etape Du Dales.
    Districts - Craven, Richmondshire.
    Via Grassington, Hawes, Tan Hill, Nateby, Garsdale Head, Horton in Ribblesdale, Kilnsey
  • 41 miles
    3990 ft ascent
    Medium
    Districts - Craven.
    Via Settle, Airton, Hetton, Grassington, Malham, Austwick
Submitting a Route

Got a great route to share? We want to hear from you. Simply map out the route using one of the many route mapping sites such as Ride with GPS (recommended). Send us the link (URL) to the ride using the main contact form or by emailing us at info@northyorkshirecycling.co.uk (subject header – new Route), and we will add it to the library.

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