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 2014: A ride along the Walna Scar Road. Photo taken by Ian Wood

Do you serve cats?!

The climb up from Old Hall Farm

Heading down to Colton Church

The track from Abbott Park

Descending past Stock Wood

The view from Stable Harvey

The track over Torver Low Common

Nick crossing a ford

Eileen crossing a ford

Lunch spot

The track across Torver Low Common

Torver Low Common

Cake and Brew stop at The Deli, Torver

The track past Tranearth

Eileen descending to Tranearth

Re grouping on bridge nr Tranearth

 The rocky bit

The even more rocky bit of the ascent!

Alistair on the bridge over Torver Beck

Alistair pushing, we where all pushing at this point!

Alistair on the climb up Walna

Alistair manages a difficult bit

Eileen having a go

Nick on the approach

Nick is resorted to pushing!

Alistair posing for a pic, Walna Scar track summit

Nick approaching the top

Admiring the view

The descent to the Walna Scar Quarries

Nick and Eileen at the quarries

Some boggy bits where encountered!

The tricky descent down Lickle Valley

Nick crossing a side beck in Lickle valley

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 ride photos of 6th July ride of the South Lakes Group to Winster or click here to check out other photo galleries on the ‘Where’s the Brew Stop?’ Websites

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