Lancaster to Settle
Travel along National Cycle route 69 from Lancashire into the beautiful Yorkshire Dales on this splendid cycle ride.
You start in Lancaster, following the River Lune on a lovely riverside path towards Caton. The route then heads through the countryside to Gressingham and then onto Hornby where you will pass the 15th century Hornby Castle.
The next section takes you to Wray where you enjoy a riverside stretch along the Hindburn River before more country lanes lead you to Clapham. Here you'll find Clapham Beck, Clapham Lake and the beautiful waterfalls nearby. There are also fabulous views of Ingleborough Mountain.
The final section takes you to Stainforth where you follow the River Ribble to the finish point at Settle. This is a particularly lovely stretch with excellent views of Pen-y-Ghent mountain and the beautiful countryside of Ribblesdale to enjoy.
There are train stations at either end of the route with Giggleswick station near Settle providing direct trains back to Lancaster if needed.