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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8th June 2014: A ride to Calton Fell and Malham Tarn

Yellow Iris  on Mewith Lane.

A bee on Thistle on Eldroth Lane.

The cake photo at the Settle Down Cafe, where I miss the start of the South Lakes Group ride by half hour.

The view outside the Settle Down Cafe.

Another view of Settle.

A view on the climb out of Settle.

The  view looking from near Ebor Gate towards Pendle Hill.

Cattle at side of the road.

The view from Scosthrop Lane looking towards Moor End Farm.

The parish sign.

A view of Airton

A view of the ford at the start of the bridleway up Calton Fell.

Looking back after first part of the climb out of Calton.

A view of bridleway on the open moorland as head up to Weets Gate.

The signpost at Weets Gate.

Lunch time view.

The stone cross at Weets Gate.

Reflections on the bridleway, as I was heading along Smearbottom’s Lane.

A view of the stepping stones across Gordale Beck.

Marsh Marigolds at side of the bridleway around Malham Tarn.

Brirdseye Primrose at side of the bridleway around Malham Tarn.

Wild Garlic at side of the bridleway around Malham Tarn.

A view looking across the fields from Henside Road.

The cake photo at the Reading Room Cafe in Clapham.

Oxeye Daisy in the church grounds at Keasden.

Hawkweed in the church grounds at Keasden

Red Clover in the church grounds at Keasden.

Dog Rose at side of Mewith Lane.

Holly leaves in the hedge at side of Mewith Lane.

Foxglove at side of Mewith Lane.

Honeysuckle at side of Mewith Lane.

Common Spotted Orchid at the road side in Claughton.

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Click here to see ride report and photos  by Ian Wood of 8th June ride of the South Lakes Group to Malham or click here to check out other photo galleries on the ‘Where’s the Brew Stop?’ Websites

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