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


29th June 2013: A ride to Parkamoor.

John’s new bike.

The cake photo at the morning cafe stop at Oscars Cafe & Restaurant in Lakeside.

Jim enjoying a cup of coffee at  Oscars Cafe & Restaurant in Lakeside.

On the climb up Graythwaite Hall.

A view of Green Hows Tarn

Meadow Vetching at side of the road.

Heading down to Thwaite Head.

Hedge Woundwort at side of the road.

Hawkweed at side of the road.

The start of the track into Grizedale Forest.

Regrouping stop before we followed the bridleway down to Satterthwaite.

The view through wheel of John’s new bike of Jim.

Heading down the track to Satterthwaite.

A bit further down the track.

Jim heading up the bridleway from Satterthwaite.

The lunch time view at the Grizedale Centre.

Getting ready to set off after our lunch stop.

Looking back as we followed one of the cycle routes through the forest.

Regrouping stop

Panorama view of the group leaving the forest and heading to Park, click the photo to see larger image.

Heading up on to Park, click photo to see a larger image.

A view looking down Coniston Water from Park, click the photo to see a larger image.

Another view from Park looking towards Coniston.

Following the bridleway off the Park.

Heading pass Low Parkamoor.

Nick looking at the view at the afternoon eat up.

Following the bridleway over High Parkamoor into the forest.

Great Mullein at side of the road near Force Forge.

Stonecrop at side of the road.

A view of the foot bridge at Thwaite Head.

A view of farm building as we heading down the Rusland Valley.

A view looking back to Rusland Cross across the fields.

Dog Rose near Hill Top.

You can click here to see more photos of  the ride taken by Ian Wood.

You can click here to download  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.


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Click here to see photos of the 30th June ride to Sunderland with the Lancashire Group or click here to check out other photo galleries on the ‘Where’s the Brew Stop?’ Websites.

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