Cycle

Great Ayton is ever popular with cyclists, mountain bikers and bikers!  It provides a great resting spot on route to Helmsley, the east coast, Durham and York.  The village it situated on the National Cycle Network and also provides some great off-road biking adventures!

Cycle Ride of the Month

Local map North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire has a beautiful coastline with lovely villages. It also has the fabulous North Yorkshire Moors with endless Dales. This bike ride started in Great Ayton and first went along the coast through Skinningrove, Staithes, Runswick Bay and Goldsborough with the return through the Moors. The scenery was very picturesque for the whole trip.

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With greatest thanks to our guest contributor Mike Newton for providing information and a video on this stunning cycle route. We hope it inspires you!

 

Rosedale circuit

A beautiful route across the North York Moors visiting many of it's delightful villages.
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  • cycle
  • activities
  • 47.31 mi.(76.16 km)
  • 4596 ft
  • 4596 ft

Kildale circuit

Over the hills but not far away, two steep climbs on this dramatic route
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  • cycle
  • activities
  • 9.43 mi.(15.18 km)
  • 873 ft
  • 873 ft

Great Ayton Round

A short ride for families with young children
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  • cycle
  • activities
  • 2.44 mi.(3.93 km)
  • 62 ft
  • 62 ft

Ingleby Greenhow circuit

A flat route on minor roads
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  • cycle
  • activities
  • 8.79 mi.(14.15 km)
  • 305 ft
  • 305 ft

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