Cycling

Baldersdale packhorse trail – mountain biking (route 2)

Baldersdale packhorse trail
– mountain biking (route 2)

This 11 mile (18km) circular mountain biking route is 60% off-road and has 370m of ascent. The route starts from the south side of Hury Reservoir. This glorious ride initially follows the banks of Hury and Blackton Reservoirs in remote Baldersdale, before striking off over the moors on the Pennine Way.

Start location: Starts and finishes from the Northumbrian Water car park on the south side of Hury Reservoir (NY 966 192 / DL12 9UP – nearest).
Terrain: Boggy ground, off-road sections, on-road sections, steep sections.
There is car parking available.

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