Sunderland to Skipton Via The Dales Cycle Route

Cycle Route Details
Route NameSunderland to Skipton Via The Dales
Cycle Route Location
Start LocationDurham Rd (A690), Sunderland
End LocationThe Bailie (A6131), Skipton
Cycle Steps
1. Take the A690 out of Sunderland towards Durham picking up the A177 through Spennymoor, Coundon and West Auckland. Ride the A688 to Staindrop then on B6274 to Richmond. Have a good meal, you'll need it. Take the A6108 from Richmond into the Dales at Leyburn ride the A684 along the winding, undulating route to Hawes. Take the B6255 up over the tops through Chapel Le Dale to Ingleton and then on the A65 through Gargrave to Skipton. Total planned route 120 mile.
Landmarks/Sites to see?
Castles, markets, abbeys, priories, Norman relics, great views.