This short route on the National Cycle Network connects north Harrogate with Bilton via Knaresborough. The eastern half from Knaresborough to Bilton is known as the Beryl Burton Cycleway.

By avoiding the busy A59 road National Route 636 provides a more safe and scenic route between Knaresborough and Bilton.

This route starts near St James Retail Park in Knaresborough and follows the River Nidd on quiet roads through the town. Travelling across the river the route takes you on a traffic-free path until Bilton Hall Drive where you pick up Bilton Lane.

At Bilton the route connects to National Route 67, a section known as the Nidderdale Greenway, providing a traffic-free path all the way to Ripley.

Please note

We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness.

However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes.

Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces.

Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.

Please help us protect this route

Route 636 is part of the National Cycle Network, cared for by Sustrans. Your donation today will help keep the Network safe and open for everyone to enjoy.

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