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Way of the Roses

274 km / 170 miles

E Yorkshire, Lancashire, N Yorkshire, York
The way of the Roses is a new cycle route going coast to coast from Morecambe to Bridlington which is also available for walkers. It is split into three major sections.
1. Morecambe ? Cracoe 47 Miles (76 km)
This western section which is largely level and traffic-free, runs from Morecambeís promenade (and the Irish Sea) to Lancasterís riverside before heading up the Lune Valley to the Crook O?Lune viewpoint. Country lanes then traverse the hilly Forest of Bowland and southern Dales terrain to Cracoe. The climb out of Settle is the toughest of the whole route.
2. Cracoe ? York 62 miles (99 km)
From Cracoe, the route is undulating before reaching the River Wharfe at Burnsall, where the road climbs onto Nidderdale moorland and the highest point of the route (402m/1312?) at Greenhow. Heed the warning signs for the descent into Pateley Bridge. After a final steep climb to Brimham Rocks, gradients start to ease to Ripon. The Vale of York and the riverside path into the city are generally flat.
3. York ? Bridlington 61 miles (98 km)
Leaving York, cycle lanes and traffic-free paths lead to Pocklington at the Wolds edge. The road then winds up a dry valley, before sloping gently down to Driffield and onto Burton Agnes. The route then rises up onto Woldgate Roman Road with the views of the North Sea, before descending through Bridlingtonís Old Town for a spin along the promenade where you can see the white cliffs of Flamborough Head.


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Other Paths
Attributes
Cycle Route; Coast-to-Coast
Start
SD428642 - Morecambe, Lancashire
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Finish
TA191674 - Bridlington, E Yorkshire
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Bunk House
< 1 Km
43 Km
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Littlebank Guest House  (bookable online)
3 Km
57 Km
Caravan Park
Gallaber Park  (bookable online)
4 Km
59 Km
Hostel Accommodation
3 Km
63 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
67 Km
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4 Km
68 Km
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Grassington Lodge  (bookable online)
2 Km
79 Km
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Greenwood Close  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
99 Km
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1 Km
105 Km
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St George's Court  (bookable online)
3 Km
118 Km
Other
Mallard Grange  (bookable online)
1 Km
120 Km
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Ravencroft B&B  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
126 Km
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The Crown Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
139 Km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
141 Km
Self-catering
< 1 Km
156 Km
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The Manor House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
156 Km
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Skelton Grange Farmhouse  (bookable online)
1 Km
169 Km
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Sleepers Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
171 Km
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The Heathers Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
172 Km
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< 1 Km
172 Km
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Greenside  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
172 Km
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Marmadukes Town House Hotel  (bookable online)
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173 Km
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The Groves  (bookable online)
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173 Km
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Queen Annes Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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George House  (bookable online)
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173 Km
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Hob Moor View  (bookable online)
3 Km
173 Km
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Alcuin Lodge Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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Astor York  (bookable online)
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173 Km
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Best Western Kilima Hotel  (bookable online)
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173 Km
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St Marys Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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Alhambra Court Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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Crook Lodge  (bookable online)
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173 Km
Self-catering
Knowle House & Properties  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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Hedley House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
Self-catering
Bootham Luxury Apartment  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
Self-catering
3 Bedford Mews - Bootham  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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The Grange Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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Abbey Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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Riverside House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
173 Km
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St Paul's Lodge  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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St George's  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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York Marriott  (bookable online)
2 Km
174 Km
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2 Km
174 Km
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3 Km
174 Km
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Holiday Inn  (bookable online)
3 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
The Eden's Retreat  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Apple House  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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Carlton House  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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Wheatlands Lodge Hotel  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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The Grand Hotel & Spa  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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The Bar Convent  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Bishops  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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Farthings Guest House  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa  (bookable online)
3 Km
174 Km
Hotels
< 1 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
Popeshead Holiday Apartments  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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The Queens Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Middletons Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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The Riverside York  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Ashley Guest House  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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Southlands Guest House  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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The Staymor in the City  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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Gregory's  (bookable online)
1 Km
174 Km
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Apartment 5 in York  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Saint George's Keep  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Victoria Cloisters  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
Luxury at Apartment 2 in York  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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< 1 Km
174 Km
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Dean Court York  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Guy Fawkes Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Galtres Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Lamb & Lion Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Zills Guesthouse  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
Stays York  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
B & B Accommodation
Bootham Tavern  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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Georgian Mews  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
Clearly Apartments  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km
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The Minster Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
174 Km