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Utley Skipton Circular Cycle Route

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Cycle Route Details
Route NameUtley Skipton Circular
Distance : miles (km)18.28  (29.42)
Posted ByR Saunders
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
County/RegionWest Yorkshire
Start LocationKeelham Lane
End LocationKeelham Lane
Cycle Steps
Start at the Roebuck. Follow signs to the golf course. Cross it to gain the canal towpath. Follow cycle route 69 to Silsden.

Follow minor roads through Kildwick and Bradley to Skipton. Enjoy the market town. Leave on a minor road to Connolly. A bit hilly.

Follow road from Connolly to crosshills and back to the Roebuck at Utley.

Suitable for road bikes. Not folders too hilly. Easy on a mountain bike
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Skipton castle

Your comments?
posted by:louisRating : difficult :
Superb route. Got some directions from Skipton train station. Cracking view, some good pubs on the route, excellent all round.

few steep hills but not too bad

Turn right out of station - left on high street - left on roundabout to Grassington B6265 , carry on til roundabout - straight over Grassington Road
Follow all way up to Rylstone - left on Raikes Lane at Rylstone - at end left on to Fleets Lane
Follow all the way to Flasby (3 miles)- take right towards Eshton, follow all way along past Eshton Tarn (4 miles)
Turn right at end to Airton - 2 miles to Kirkby Malham à right on Kirkby Brow to Malham (1.5 mile)
Left on Cove Road to Malham Moor 4 miles à carry on road for 6 miles to Arncliffe
Right to Hawkswick 2 mile - go 2 miles past, right on B6160 - 12 miles along past few villages turn right after Bull Coppy Wood on to Barden Road 3 miles to Eastby
Carry through to Emsbay 2 mile, take Skipton road back in to town

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