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10th February 2008 ride to Natlands

10th February 2008 ride to Natlands
Ride report by Simeon Orme
After meeting at the British Waterway car park at Tewitfield the six of us headed up the A6070 to the Tearoom at Deerslet (which closed in 2011) for morning coffee stop.

After our café stop we headed back down the A6070 for short distance before following the lanes through Cinderbarrow and on to Holme. In Holme headed through the village, at Town Head Farm we followed the lanes through to Chapel Hill then crossing over the A6070 to followed lanes through Faleton before rejoining the A6070 at Farleton Bridge. At Moss End we turn off the A6070 and followed the lanes through to Woodlands, then cross over the B6385 then headed to Sedgwick via Deepthwaite Bridge, the White Lane and Well Heads Lane. In Sedgwick we followed the main ‘B’ road through to Natland, in Natland we followed the bridleway down to Cracalt House then on to Larkrigg Hall Bridge before stopping for some lunch by the River Kent.

After lunch we crossed over the River Kent via the Suspension Bridge then followed Nannypie Lane pass the Heaves Hotel before following Parkend Lane into Brigsteer. In Brigsteer we followed the Brigsteer Causeway down the Lyth Valley to Sampool Bridge where cross over the A590 then followed the bridleway to High Sampool where we rejoin the tarmac which follow pass Low Levens Farm where we join the A6 for about mile before following the lanes across Milnthorpe Marsh where the Sunday Drivers where out in force to Milnthorpe Bridge. We then follow national cycle route six through Dallam Park before dropping down to Beetham where we stop at the new Tea room at Beetham Post Office.

After our afternoon café stop we continue to follow national cycle route six through Slack Head and Yealand Redmayne to Yealand Conyers where we followed two bridleways down to the A6 before returning Tewitfield via Borwick Lane and Kellet Lane.

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