This section of the Way of the Roses cycle route travels across the spectacular Yorkshire Dales passing through Nidderdale and the Vale of York, via Pateley Bridge, Ripon and Boroughbridge.
The route is entirely on-road with steep ascents / descents (especially Greenhow Hill). There are signposted links from Gargrave, Skipton and York rail stations.
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.