Beverley Loop to via North Newbald

Beverley Loop via North Newbald

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A 19 mile cycle route which takes you from Beverley out along country lanes and ‘B’ roads on a loop circuit through the Yorkshire Wolds. You will encounter some hills along the route but some of the views are well worth the effort.

Beverley is a market town and the county town of the East Riding of Yorkshire. The town is noted for Beverley Minster and architecturally significant religious buildings along New Walk and others areas, as well as the Beverley Racecourse and the market place; the town itself is around 1,300 years old. It also home to the oldest Grammar school in the country, Beverley Grammar School.

Starting from Beverley Railway Station (which was opened in 1846) cycle along Railway Street (opposite the station) after 100 yards at the roundabout BEAR LEFT along Railway Street. Then TAKE THE SECOND LEFT along Highgate and cycle 200 yards up to the minster in front of you (B)

At the end of Highgate by The Minster TURN LEFT along Minster Yard and then at the end of the road TURN RIGHT and RIGHT again on to Minster Yard which takes you around the other side of the minster (C).

Continue to the end of Minster Yard and continue along the road as it runs on to Kelgate B1230. Cycle for a quarter of a mile where you come to a junction with Queensgate (D). At the junction go STRAIGHT ACROSS THE JUNCTION keeping to the B1230 which is now called Cartwright Lane.

You now cycle out of Beverley on the B1230 past the golf club until you come to Walkington. At Walkington TURN RIGHT just after the post Office (E)along Townend Road and after 200 yards at the end of the road TURN LEFT along Middlehowe Road (F).

Continue along the road for approximately 5 miles up the hill to South Newbald (G). As you approach South Newbald go down the hill and then TURN SHARP RIGHT to arrive at North Newbald. North Newbald is one of the more picturesque villages in the area being home to what Pevsner describes as the most complete Norman church in the East Riding, complete with Coronation Clock (installed at the coronation of George V in 1911), a communal village green, on which is located the whipping post used in the last public flogging carried out in Britain.
At North Newbald, from the Green take the unclassified road (Beverely Road) signposted for Bevereley (H) and cycle up the steep hill along the road towards Beverley climb up the hill and pass over the bridge over the A1079 and then pass through Westwood Pasture and after 7 miles you come to a ‘T’ junction (J).

At the junction TURN RIGHT along York Road and in to Beverley. At the end of York Road GO STRAIGHT ACROSS THE JUNCTION along Wylies Road and at the end of the road at the roundabout TURN RIGHT down New Walkergate which takes you 500 yards to a roundabout where you TURN LEFT along Railway Street which takes you back to the start/finish of your cycle ride. In Beverley you will find plenty of shops, bars and cafes etc to explore and relax after your cycle ride.

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