Thursday, April 15, 2010

Ice Creams in Reeth

Helen and I went on a rideout with NUKB last Sunday. It was a ride over to Reeth for some ice creams, the ride was organised and led by DocB.

Bikes at Reeth We met up at Clitheroe Services for 9:30am and headed out up the A59 to Skipton. We turned off at Sawley as usual and headed via Rathmell to Settle. We passed through Settle and then turned right onto the B6479 and then turned right onto minor roads at Langcliffe. We took some lovely goat tracks via Malham Tarn and Arncliffe. We then turned left onto the B6160 and headed into Kettlewell, where we stopped for a short while to have a brew at the Cottage Tea Room.

Helen, Debs and Mike at Reeth. We left Kettlewell and headed towards Braidley we negotiated Park Rash and passed alongside Hunters Stone Bank. We then passed through Horsehouse and Gammersgill before arriving in Carlton. We then continued through Melmerby and Agglethorpe before joining the A684 at Wensley. We continued down the A684 into Leyburn where we took a left and headed over Preston Moor Towards Reeth. We then went over Ellerton Moor before dropping down into Grinton. At Grinton we joined the B6270 and headed into Reeth for lunch.

After lunch we continued down the B6270 heading for Muker. We passed through Healaugh, Feetham and Gunnerside on the way to Muker. Just after Muker we turned left and headed over Buttertubs Pass to Hawes. We then took the B6255 to Ribblehead Viaduct and then turned left onto the B6479 and headed back into Settle. We then continued home via Rathmell, Sawley and then over Slaidburn back to the M66.