White Rose cycle route

The White Rose Cycle Route in Yorkshire, England, part of the National Cycle Network (NCN), was opened by Sustrans in 1998. It linked Middlesbrough with the City of Kingston upon Hull via the North York Moors, the Vale of York, the Yorkshire Wolds, a distance of 123 miles (198 km)[1][2] and in some descriptions continued to Hornsea on the coast (131 miles (211 km)).[3][4] A map and guide for the route were published in 1999[5] and 2000.[6]

The route is no longer branded as the White Rose Route.

NCN routes on White Rose route

References

  1. ^ "Leisure and Road Cycling". Welcome to Yorkshire. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  2. ^ Barton, Robin (3 August 2012). "The Fifty Best Bike Rides". The Independent. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  3. ^ "White Rose Cycle Route". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Cycle Routes". Visit Ryedale. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  5. ^ The White Rose cycle route : the official route map & guide to the 123 mile cycle route from Hull to Middlesbrough. [Bristol]: Sustrans. 1998. ISBN 1901389057.
  6. ^ Peace, Richard (2000). The ultimate white rose cycle route guide. Wakefield: Excellent Books. ISBN 9781901464085.
Fulford

Fulford is a historic village and civil parish on the outskirts of York, England. 2 miles (3 km)

to the south of the city, on the east bank of the River Ouse, it was the site of the 11th century Battle of Fulford. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 2,785.It is home to Imphal Barracks, headquarters of the British Army's 15th Infantry Brigade; soldiers and their families live in married quarters outside the barracks. Fulford is a headquarters for the Royal Military Police.

National Cycle Route 10

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 10 is a Sustrans National Route that runs from Cockermouth to North Shields. The route is 129 miles (208 km) in length and is fully open and signed in both directions.

National Cycle Route 141

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 141 is a Sustrans Regional Route. It is 6 miles long. It provides a connection between Route 14 and Route 72 allong the south bank of the River Tyne through Gateshead. The full length of the route is part of the Keelmans Way. It is fully signed and open.

National Cycle Route 155

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 155 is a Sustrans regional route in Northumberland. Running from the North Sea coast at Newbiggin due west to Morpeth. The 90% of this 8 mile route uses shared cycle/pedstrian verge-side paths. There is a small on road section in Ashington. The route is fully signed and open.

National Cycle Route 165

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 165 is a Sustrans National Route that runs from Barnard Castle to Whitby. The route is 74 miles (119 km) in length and is fully open and signed in both directions.

National Cycle Route 166

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 166 is a Sustrans regional route in the Yorkshire Wolds between Kirkham and Hunmanby. It is one of 5 NCN routes that make up the 146 mile Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Route. Created in 2011 it is fully open and signed.

National Cycle Route 167

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 167 is a Sustrans regional route in the Yorkshire Wolds between Kirkham and Huggate. It is one of 5 NCN routes that make up the 146 mile Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Route. Created in 2011 it is fully open and signed.

National Cycle Route 169

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 169 is a Sustrans Regional Route that runs through Scunthorpe . It is 5 miles (8.0 km), fully open and signed. It is also known as the Scunthorpe Ridgeway.

National Cycle Route 27

Route 27 of the National Cycle Network (NCN) is in Devon in south-west England and runs from the north coast of the county in Ilfracombe down to the south coast in Plymouth. It skirts the National Parks of both Exmoor and Dartmoor and incorporates part of the Tarka Trail in the north, The Granite Way from Okehampton to Lydford and Drake's Trail from Tavistock to Plymouth.

National Cycle Route 62

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 62 is a Sustrans National Route that runs from Fleetwood to Selby. As of 2018 the route has a missing section between Preston and Southport but is otherwise open and signed.

National Cycle Route 647

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 647 is a Sustrans National Route that runs from Clumber Park to Harby 53.233°N 0.683°W / 53.233; -0.683. The route is 19.6 miles (31.5 km) in length and is fully open and signed in both directions.

National Cycle Route 648

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 648 is a Sustrans National Route that connects Bakewell to Sherwood Forest. The route has opened between Sherwood Forest and Shirebrook and is 5 miles (8.0 km) in length and is signed in both directions.

National Cycle Route 65

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 65 is a Sustrans National Route that runs from Hornsea on the North Sea Coast of The East Riding of Yorkshire via Hull and York to Middlesbrough. It is fully open and signed.

Between Hornsea and York it forms the eastern end of the Trans Pennine Trail. The section between York and Linton-on-Ouse is part of the Way of the Roses. In 1998 Route 65 between Hull and Middlesbrough was branded The White Rose cycle route. This branding is no longer in use.

National Cycle Route 656

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 656 is a Sustrans regional route in North Yorkshire. A 18.5 miles (29.8 km) cycle way between Coxwold and a junction with NCN Route 65 near Osmotherley via Sutton Bank National Park Centre and Hawnby. The route is fully opened and signed, it is on-road using quiet country lanes. Sustrans describe it as “a very strenuous route.”Prior to 2009 the route had been signed as part of NCN 65. Up until then it had been described as the High Level route on the Hull to Middlesbrough White Rose cycle route.

National Cycle Route 657

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 657 is a loop of the White Rose cycle route, NCN 65. It branches off the main route to connect the town of Thirsk to the National Cycle Network. Prior to 2009 the route had been signed as part of NCN 65.

The combination of NCN 657 and a section of NCN 65 creates a circular route from Thirsk to Kirkby Knowle to Coxwold to Easingwold and returning to Thirsk.

National Cycle Route 658

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 658 is a Sustrans Regional Route. It is 2 miles long. It provides a connection between Route 65 and Route 66 through York city centre. The full length of the route is part of the Way of the Roses. It is fully signed and open.

National Cycle Route 66

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 66 is a Sustrans National Route that runs from Kingston upon Hull to Manchester via Beverley, York and Leeds.

Between Pocklington and York it forms part of the Way of the Roses challenge route. In 1998 the section of route 66 between Hull and York was branded The White Rose cycle route. This branding is no longer in use.

National Cycle Route 665

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 665 is a Sustrans route from Wetherby to South West York. Two sections of the route are open. As of summer 2017 the route is not fully signed. The central section between Tadcaster and Thorp Arch Trading Estate is still a proposal.

National Cycle Route 71

National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 71 is a Sustrans National Route that runs from Whitehaven and Workington on the Cumbrian coast to Kirby Knowle in North Yorkshire to join NCN Route 65. The route is fully open and signed in both directions.

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