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


21st July 2013: A ride to Borrowdale

The cake photo at Farleton View Tearoom where the ride started from.

A tree in a field as we followed the lanes up to Gatebeck.

Rose-Bay Willowherb at side of the road.

Horses in a field near Three Mile House.

Looking back on the Old Scotch Road.

A view of Killington Reservoir from the Old Scotch Road.

Field Rose at the side of the Old Scotch Road.

Common Spotted Orchid at side of the Old Scotch Road above Lowgill.

The arch of the Lowgill Viaduct.

A view of the Crook of Lune Bridge,

The view looking up the Lune Valley from the Crook of Lune Bridge.

The view looking up the Fairmile Road.

Common Spotted Orchid at side of the road in Borrowdale.

Looking back down Borrowdale.

Mik heading up the bridleway to Low Borrowdale Farm.

Following the bridleway through the woods above Low Borrowdale Farm.

A bit further up the track just High Borrowdale

A flower in the Hay meadow.

A lunch time view.

A view of the bridge over Borrow Beck.

At end of the track.

Heading down the public byway from the A6 down to Ashstead.

At one of the many gates on the road down the Ashstead Valley.

Giant Bellflower at side of the road.

Looking back on the climb up from Patton Bridge.

Harebell on the Lancaster Canal on the ride home.

A flower at side of the Lancaster Canal on the ride home.

Field Scabious at side of the Lancaster Canal on the ride home.

Meadow Cran’s-bill at side of the Lancaster Canal on the ride home.

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Click here to see photos of 27th July ride of the South Lakes Group to Hampsfell and Simpson Ground or click here to check out other photo galleries on the ‘Where’s the Brew Stop?’ Websites.

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