Road bike cycle routes


The links below are to external links and Harrogate Borough Council cannot be responsible for its content or the accuracy.

Visit Harrogate - cycle routes - a host of leisurely routes and cycle paths offering the simpler pleasure of just being out in the world and enjoying the scenery or chatting with a friend.

Visit Harrogate - Tour de Yorkshire - for the committed enthusiast a range of serious cycle routes that can test fitness and strength, while showcasing the breath-taking landscape that wowed the world at the Tour de Yorkshire in 2014.

Sustrans - The Way of the Roses - a spectacular coast to coast cycle route passing through both the red rose county of Lancashire and the white rose county of Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire County Council routes

Harrogate to Knaresborough - a short and easy urban rural route, that allows cyclists to travel in between Harrogate and Knaresborough without using the A59 road.

Walks, horse and bike rides - information about walking, horse riding and cycling in North Yorkshire and the associated health benefits. North Yorkshire has more than 10,000km of public rights of way and offers off-road routes for cyclists and equestrians.

Hedgehog Cycling - Harrogate, Beckwithshaw, Bland Hill, Swinsty reservoir, Penny Pot Lane road cycling route - this is a 17-mile road cycling route starting in Harrogate, and heading into the countryside to the west. It goes via Beckwithshaw, takes Norwood Lane to Stainburn Moor, Broad Dubb Road to Bland Hill, then continues to Swinsty reservoir. The return route is on Penny Pot Lane.

British Cycling - routes - looking for great new cycle routes to ride solo or with friends? Browse a collection of some of the best cycle routes in the UK - all accredited by British Cycling.