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24th February 2007: A ride around the Scorton area.

- Ride report -

A puncture stop.

Crossing the ford across the River Conder at Barrow Greaves.

The view looking back across the ford.

A view of Silk Mill Cafe.

At the start of the bridleway to Grize Dale.

A bit further along the bridleway.

Simeon’s new bike.

A view of Grizedale Reservoir.

The view looking back up Grize Dale.

A view looking across the River Lune from the cycle path.

Another view looking across the River Lune from the cycle path.

A view looking back along the cycle path in Lancaster.

Ride report by Simeon Orme

After meeting at the Denny Beck carpark near Halton, the three of us headed up Denny Beck Lane and then cross over the A683 and then followed Grimeshaw  Lane, then after crossing over the M6, we then followed the bridleway pass the Prison coming out near Lancaster Moor Hospital. We headed out of  Lancaster following Newlands Road, then Langthwaite Road before following Little Fell Road towards Lancaster University. We then followed public byway through the hamlet of  Barrow Greaves where we crossed the River Conder via stepping stones, we then continue along  Kit Brow Lane and then Langshaw Lane into Galgate, where we stop at the Silk Mill Cafe for our morning cafe stop.

After our cafe stop, we headed through Galgate before following the lanes towards Street, then after passing through the hamlet of  Street, we continue along  Long Lane and Higher Lane to the start of  the bridleway through Grize Dale, we stop for some lunch  by Grizedale Reservoir.

After lunch we continue along the track down Grizedale before joining Higher Lane again which we followed towards Scorton before joining Tithe Barn Lane which we followed into Scorton. We then followed lanes through Scorton, Forton and Cockerham  before joining  the cycle track at Glasson  which followed through Lancaster back to Denny Beck.

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