Cycling the Way of the Roses

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Guide book to the Way of the Roses cycle route, including full mapping, route descriptions and colour photography.

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Cycling the Way of the Roses

Coast to coast across Lancashire and Yorkshire

Cycling the Way of the Roses

Cycling the Way of the Roses is the Cicerone guidebook to the Way of the Roses, a 170-mile coast-to-coast cycle route across Lancashire and Yorkshire.

The three-day journey (alternative two, four and five day itineraries are also outlined) begins in Morecambe and finishes in Bridlington, linking scenic country lanes, minor roads and traffic-free cycle paths.

There are also six day rides shown, located in the vicinity of the main route.

Clear and concise route description is accompanied by 1:100K mapping and gradient profiles, guaranteeing problem-free navigating.

Way of the Roses Cicerone guide sample pages

Also included is handy advice on practicalities such as preparation, equipment, accommodation and travel logistics to and from the start and finish of the route.

A challenge within the reach of cyclists of all abilities and a satisfying traverse across country, the Way of the Roses takes in idyllic villages, castles, cathedrals, abbeys and prehistoric sites, along with stunning natural features such as the Three Peaks, Brimham Rocks and Flamborough Head


Why do the Way of the Roses?
How tough is it?
Logistics – getting there and back
How many days?
Cycling the route east to west
Where to stay
What kind of bike?
What to wear
Maps and apps
Cycling dos and don’ts
What’s in a name?
Cycling in Roses country
Using this guide
The Way of the Roses
The three-day ride
Day 1 Morecambe to Burnsall
Day 2 Burnsall to York
Day 3 York to Bridlington
Day rides
Route 1 Arnside and Silverdale tour
Route 2 The Way of the Dales
Route 3 Brontë country and the dark satanic hills
Route 4 Otley and Knaresborough round
Route 5 Around the Wolds in a day
Route 6 Bridlington to Scarborough extension

Appendix A Accommodation
Appendix B Useful contacts

Cycling the Way of the Roses Cicerone guide book

Author: Rachel Crolla
No of Pages: 184
Page Size: 116 x 172 mm
ISBN 10: 1852849126
ISBN 13: 9781852849122
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Published Date: April 2018
Edition: 1st ed, April 2018
Binding: Paperback (encapsulated)
Illustrations: Colour photos and maps
Weight: 200g

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