Way of the Roses: Route Information

The Way of the Roses is a relatively new coast to coast cycle route from Morecambe on the north west coast of the UK to Bridlington in the east, taking in some of the most stunning and breathtaking scenery along the way. It is a challenging route consisting of a variety of terrain including traffic-free paths, on-road cycle lanes, country lanes and quieter roads.

Way of the Roses cycle route has 170 miles of the finest views that Yorkshire and Lancashire have to offer, taking in the Lune Valley, Yorkshire Dales, glorious Nidderdale and the Yorkshire Wolds. The options for stopping-off for overnight accommodation or simply an energy boosting bite to eat are absolutely endless; from tiny dales villages; to larger towns such as Settle and Pateley Bridge; to the understated loveliness of Ripon and the magnificence of York and all that it has to offer.