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Grange over Sands

Grange over Sands

Route Information

Time/Effort 1 out of 5
Navigation 1 out of 5
Technicality 1 out of 5
OS map Landranger 97 Explorer OL7
Toilets Grange
Refreshments Cafes- Ice Cream factory at Holme farm, near Grnaeg, lots of choice in Grange. Pubs_ Gilpin Bridge Inn, Gilpin Bridge; Derby Arms , Witherslack, lots of choice in Grange.

Route Essentials

Cycle Route: Grange-Meathop-Town end (Witherslack)-Meathop-Grange

Duration: 1.5-3 hours

Miles: 13

Route Details

Outward Route

Follow the ‘old’road westwards parallel with the A590 signposted National Cycle Network 70 (NCN 70) to pass below the dramatic cliffs of white Scar.

At a Give Way cross roads after 1 ¼ miles go straight ahead (no sign)

After almost 1 mile at the cross roads by the Derby Arms pub turn left (signposted Grange 5, Ulpha 1). About 100 yds after the pub and immediately before the cattle grid, bear right downhill signposted Derby Arms underpass.

Follow NCN70 signs for 2 miles of easy flat riding. At T junction turn right. (signposted NCN 70)

Pass between houses in Meathop the at fork bear left on the upper lane (sign posted NCN 70)

Follow the undulating road for 2 miles through woodland and parallel with the railway line. Holme Farm Ice cream factory is on your right before the golf course.

If you wish to continue into Grange please take care, the B5277 is a very busy road, Keep an eye out for a left turn to cross the railway via a metal footbridge to join the promenade to cycle into town.

Return Route.

Retrace the route back to the start.

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