A beautiful route through the East Yorkshire countryside including lots of pretty villages, ideal for more experienced and confident cyclists. 22 miles/36km, or 3 hours riding time. There is an option of reducing the route to 14 miles/22km.
Start from the entrance to Burton Agnes Hall on Rudston Road and turn right. Follow the road around the right hand bend. At the next junction follow the Bridlington sign but at the next sharp left hand bend bear left towards Rudston. In Rudston follow signs for Burton Fleming. In Burton Fleming turn left at a T junction on the edge of the village to take you into the centre.
At the crossroads turn left for Kilham. Where the road forks, turn right for Thwing or, for the shorter route, bear left for Kilham. The shorter route carries straight on to Kilham where it rejoins the main route. Take care crossing the B1253 which can be busy with fast traffic. The main route goes on to Thwing. Go straight on into the village and turn left on Butt Lane towards Kilham. Take care crossing the busy B1253 and carry on to Kilham. At the edge of the village turn left onto North Back Lane and continue to the end, turning right onto Burton Road.
At the T junction turn left on East Street and then right onto Harpham Lane for the main route. The shorter route goes straight ahead at this junction and at the next junction turns right following NCN 1 back to the start. The main route goes along Harpham Lane and straight ahead across the busy A614. In Harpham turn right towards Lowthorpe and then turn left towards Kelk. Go over the level crossing and follow signs for Kelk. At the end of the village turn left for Gransmoor and at a T junction turn left for Burton Agnes. In Burton Agnes turn left by the pond onto an off-road shared route. Take care crossing the A614 and return to Burton Agnes Hall.
Did you know… Winifred Holtby, the author of the often filmed book “South Riding”, was born in Rudston in 1898 and is buried in the churchyard.
The map below shows the route for this cycle route however you can view or download the full information as an A4 pdf file from the link below
Map and information courtesy of East Riding of Yorkshire County Council
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