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
  • 56 miles
    5400 ft ascent
    Hard
    Wiggle Yorkshire Weaver (short route)
    Districts - Craven, West Yorkshire, Harrogate.
    Via Skipton, Keighley, Otley, Darley, Bolton Abbey, Embsay
  • 23 Miles
    1320 ft ascent
    Easy
    Districts - Harrogate, West Yorkshire.
    Via Harrogate, Wetherby, Knaresborough
  • 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.
  • 31 miles
    2200 ft ascent
    Easy
    West Riding Classic (short route)
    Districts - Craven
    Via Clapham, Ingleton, Horton in Ribblesdale, Settle.
  • 95 miles
    6,380 ft ascent
    Hard
    Ron Kitching sportive (long route)
    Districts - York, Ryedale, Scarborough.
    Via York, Strensall, Hovingham, Danby, Rosedale Abbey, Amotherby, Strensall.
  • 54 Miles
    4750 ft ascent
    Hard
    Districts - Harrogate
    Via Harrogate, Pateley Bridge, Markington, Burton Leonard, Killinghall
  • 82 miles
    6980 ft ascent
    Hard
    Richmond Cyclo Sportive (medium route)
    Districts - Richmondshire.
    Via Richmond, Tan Hill, Kirkby Stephen, Hawes, Leyburn.
  • 14 miles
    1000 ft ascent
    Easy
    Beauty and the Beast sportive (short route)
    Districts - Cumbria
    Via Dent
  • 73 miles
    7000 ft ascent
    Hard
    Kendal Sportive.
    Districts - Craven, Richmondshire.
    Via Kendal, Dent, Ingleton, Dent, Sedbergh
  • 65 miles
    6,360 ft ascent
    Hard
    The Dales Rider long route
    Districts - West Yorkshire, Harrogate, Craven.
    Via Ilkley, Summerbridge, Masham, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Bolton Abbey
  • 40 miles
    3150 ft ascent
    Medium
    Districts - Harrogate, West Yorkshire.
    Via Harrogate, Ripley, Birstwith, Darley Mill, Otley, Pool in Wharfedale, North Rigton, Burn Bridge.
  • 32 miles
    1550 ft ascent
    Easy
    Heart of the Wolds sportive (short route)
    Districts - Ryedale, East Yorkshire.
    Via Driffield, Rudston, Weaverthorpe.
  • 85 miles
    6000 ft ascent
    Hard
    Velo 29 sportive (long route)
    Districts - Hambleton, Ryedale.
    Via Sowerby, Ampleforth, Kirkbymoorside, Rosedale Abbey, Amotherby, Hovingham, Coxwold
  • 42 miles
    2600 ft ascent
    Medium
    Districts - Hambleton, Rydale.
    Via Thirsk, Rievaulx Abbey, Coxwold, Helperby, Sowerby
  • 83 miles
    7,850 ft ascent
    Hard
    White Rose Classic (medium route)
    Districts - West Yorkshire, Harrogate, Craven.
    Via Ilkley, Otley, Grassington, Settle, Appletreewick, Bolton Abbey
  • 62 miles
    5,300 ft ascent
    Hard
    White Horse Velo sportive (medium route)
    Districts - Hambleton, Ryedale.
    Via Stokesley, Chop Gate, Helmsley, Scawton, Osmotherley, Rudby.
  • 85 miles
    8280 ft ascent
    Very Hard
    Nidderdale Sportive route
    Districts - Harrogate, Richmondshire, Craven
    Via Summerbridge, Pateley Bridge, Lofthouse, Middleham, Kettlewell, Malham, Grassington, Burnsall.
  • 77 miles
    5000 ft ascent
    Hard
    Velo 29 sportive (medium route)
    Districts - Hambleton, Ryedale.
    Via Sowerby, Ampleforth, Kirkbymoorside, Amotherby, Hovingham, Coxwold.
  • 50 Miles
    5050 ft ascent
    Hard
    Districts - Harrogate, West Yorkshire.
    Via Harrogate, Pateley Bridge, Otley, Panal.
  • 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.
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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