A beautifully photographed guide to some of England’s most iconic cycling country. Jack Thurston, best-selling author of the Lost Lanes series takes you on a freewheeling tour of the lost lanes and forgotten byways of Northern England – Yorkshire, Lake District, Pennines and Northumberland.
Ride sections of the legendary Tour de Yorkshire, discovering castles and forts.
Ride traffic free paths along the River Wharfe and Swale stopping for river swims and picnics in sun-dappled woodlands.
Climb to the windswept heights of the Yorkshire Dales and Pennines.
Discover car-free routes through the grand forests of Northumberland and Bowland.
This is the perfect gift for the armchair traveller and cycling adventurer. With downloadable GPX and route guides, and detailed maps. Rides graded from easy to challenging, with best pubs and tea stops, wild swims, finest viewpoints and accommodation too.
A perfect gift for the avid cyclist, the armchair explorer or the London family keen to escape by train.
- 36 bike rides in Northern England
- Maps and guides for each ride
- Downloadable GPX and route guides
- Stunning photography
- 3 Year Alpine Bond
About the Author
Jack has spent most of his life exploring the British countryside by bike. As presenter of The Bike Show on Resonance FM, he has brought his affable, infectious velophilia to London’s airwaves, attracting an enthusiastic worldwide audience via the popular podcast edition – now celebrating its one millionth download. His articles about cycling have appeared in the Guardian, Cycling Plus, the Sunday Times and Cycle.