South Lakes Group

Your Local off-road cycle touring club

For cyclists who love off-road leisure cycling in the South Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales

Part of the ‘Where’s the Brew stop? The off-road cycle touring website’ The site about off-road cycle touring routes, cyclist’s cafes, local group events, the South Lakes Group and good photos

22nd July 2012: A ride to Newby Head

Food photo at the Duo Cafe in Sedbergh where the ride started from.

The view from Garsdale Bridge looking up the River Clough to wards Fairfield Mill.

On the public byway between Dovecote Gill and Garsdale Foot.

Heading down the gated road into Garsdale.

The view looking down the A684 from Garsdale Station as we wait for Ken to catch up.

A view of a Common Spotted Orchid at the side of the road as we head up the Coal Road from Garsdale Station.

Another Common Spotted Orchid a bit further up the climb on the Coal Road.

The view looking from the Coal Road down into Garsdale.

Regrouping at the top of the climb up the Coal Road.

Another view from the Coal Road looking down to Garsdale and beyond.

Heading down the Coal Road.

Heading along the Pennine Bridleway towards Arten Gill.

The view looking down into Dentdale from the Pennine Bridleway.

A bit further along the Pennine Bridleway heading up Dentdale.

The view looking down into Dentdale from our lunch stop.

The pack lunch.

We were sheltering from  strong blowing up from the coast while we stop for some lunch.

Heading along the Pennine Bridleway from Arten Gill towards Newby Head.

Looking back along the Pennine Bridleway as we climb up Wold Fell.

Regrouping at the top of the climb up Wold Fell.

A bit further along the Pennine Bridleway heading towards Newby Head.

Heading down to Newby Head.

A view of the old Dent Youth Hostel.

A view of farm building at East Stone House in Dentdale.

The cake view at Meadowside Cafe in Dent.

Ian’s Chips.

Heading though Gawthrop.

A view of tree in field at the bottom of Dentdale.

You can see more photos taken by Ian Wood of the ride on the Where’s Brew stop forum at this link.

You can click here to download the GPS route files of the route. To find out where we going next checkout forthcoming events page and don’t forget to post comment on our forum. Also checkout the What’s New Page to see what’s new on the site and you can also signup for site’s free weekly newsletter. You may find more photos taken on this ride by other members posted up on the South Lakes Flickr Group

Click here to see ride photos  of Simeon’s  25th July ride to  Austwick or click here to check out other Rough-Stuff Fellowship photo galleries on the web.

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