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27th October 2013: A ride to Ingleton with Lancaster CTC

The cake photo at Bridge House Farm Tearooms where the ride started from.

A view across the tearoom.

Another view of the Tearoom.

Lancaster CTC members getting ready to set off and ten minutes before this happen two South Lakes Group members had got fed up of waiting for the CTC member to finish their coffee and head off to do Salter Fell track over to Slaidburn and think Fred Lloyd who this ride was in honour of would have approve of.

Heading up the road to Lowgill.

A view looking across the fields down into the Hindburn Valley.

Regrouping stop near Lowgill.

Climbing out of the Hindburn Valley.

At top of the climb from Lane Foot Bridge.

Looking back down the lane towards Lane Foot Bridge.

A view of Ingleton, by this time I had left rest of riders on Mewith Lane to do some extra miles.

A lunch time view in Ingleton.

A view of Fourlands House Farm.

Reflections on the road.

A tree in a field above Low Bentham.

A view of Low Bentham.

A flooded section of Eskew Lane.

A tree in a field in the Hindburn Valley taken from the lane between Mill Houses and Wray. I turn the photo into water colour painting to show off the Autum Colour in the background.

Leaf colour outside the Bridge House Farm Tearooms in Wray.

Another cake photo at Bridge House Farm Tearooms in Wray.

A door in Wray.

Holding the light up in Wray.

Summer bedding still flowering this late into Autumn.

A view of the River Lune from the cycle path near Bull Beck Bridge.

A view of the Crook n’ Lune from the Lune Valley Cycle Path.

A view across the River Lune looking at Eco village in Halton from the Lune Valley Cycle Path.

Ride Report by Simeon Orme

There was good turnout for joint Memorial ride for Fred Lloyd with Lancaster CTC at the Bridge House Farm at Wray but it was case of to much talking being done my Lancaster CTC members, as Mik and  John got fed up of waiting for them to finish there brews and headed off over the Salter Fell road to Slaidburn which Mr Lloyd would approve of and John did send me e-mail saying that the weather was quite wild on the tops.

Yes the weather was not brilliant but it was disappointing to see how many CTC members headed back home after the brewstop, the ride it self was quick bash around the lanes to Lowgill before heading back along Mewith Lane where I decide to peel off and headed to Ingleton for some lunch.

Then after lunch following lanes back through Low Bentham and back over to Wray for afternoon brew at the Bridge House Farm Tearooms before heading for home.

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