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

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24th October 2013: A ride to Low Wray and around Grizedale Forest

The cake photo at Harry’s Cafe Bar at Yew Tree Barn in Low Newton where the ride started from.

At start of the bridleway from Water Side House to Finsthwaite House.

Following the bridleway up through the woods.

Reflections on the track at end of the bridleway at Finsthwaite House.

A cow in a field near Graythwaite Hall.

A view looking towards Bark House Wood.

A view looking across the fields towards Lake Windermere.

Heading down the road from Far Sawrey towards Ferry House on the B 5285.

A photo taken against the light looking down Windermere from the B 5285.

A lunch time view looking across High Wray Bay on Lake Windermere.

A lunch time view.

A view of Blelham Tarn from the bridleway from Low Wray to Outgate.

Another view of Blelham Tarn.

A tree at the side of the bridleway.

A bit further along the bridleway heading towards Outgate.

It was quite climb up Hawkhead Hill and then we headed into Grizedale Forest at High Cross. Above is where we stop for a few minutes to regroup in the forest.

Looking down to a forest tarn.

Stopping to look at the view.

Heading along a forest bridleway towards the Grizedale Centre.

The cake photo at The Cafe in the Forest where we stop for afternoon brew.

A view looking across the fields as we follow the forest cycle path back into Grizedale Forest.

Reflection on the bridleway as we head into Satterthwaite.

Looking back towards Rusland Cross.

Looking across the Rusland Valley towards Hulleter Moss

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