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



3rd April 2013: A ride to Ribchester

A view of cycle path alongside St George Quay in Lancaster.

Moss on the wall of Street Bridge over the River Wyre.

A view of Wyresdale Lake

Cake photo at the Apple Tree Store Cafe at Wyresdale Park where the ride started from.

A view of Grize Dale from Higher Lane.

A view looking across the fields as we head towards Longridge.

The view from Written Stone Lane looking down into the Ribble Valley.

The view looking back up Written Stone Lane.

A view of Hothersall Hall.

A lunch time view of the River Ribble.

Heading along the bridleway into Ribchester.

A view of Ribchester.

Heading along the bridleway from Ribchester Bridge up to Dewhurst House Farm.

A sign of Spring at side of the bridleway.

A well mark bridleway as we followed it up the Ribble Valley.

A view looking across the River Ribble towards Salesbury Hall.

A bit further along the bridleway.

At end of the bridleway on the B6243.

A view of huntington Hall.

A tree on Longridge Fell.

A view of the Vale of Chipping from Jeffrey Hill.

At Brabin’s Tea Garden in Chipping where we stop afternoon brew stop.


Just had to take photo of this which was outside the Tearoom in Chipping.

Snow drifts at side of the road on Delph Lane heading towards Oakenclough.

The view from Harrisend Fell.

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Click here to see photos of the 6th April ride of the South Lakes Group around the northern part of the Pennine Bridleway to Moorcock Inn at Garsdale Head or click here to check out other photo galleries on the ‘Where’s the Brew Stop?’ Websites.

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