Over the River Rye Cycle Route

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About

Start in the market town of Malton and explore the environs of the River Rye on a leisurely spin around a gently undulating and very pleasant part of the Vale of Pickering. There are nice perspectives of the North York Moors, Yorkshire Wolds and Howardian Hills, plus several tempting village pubs en route. Flamingo Land theme park is at Kirby Misperton, while Eden Camp (the World War II museum housed in a former POW camp) is just off the route near Malton.

About this cycle route

Route type: Road route

Distance: 28 miles (45km)

Time: 3 hours

Start point: Malton Market Place

Grid Ref: SE 785 717

OS Map: Ordnance Survey 300

Refreshments: Pubs in Malton, Kirby Misperton, Great Barugh, Normanby, Great Habton

Road route, for road bikes and hybrids.

It's a largely flat, easygoing route on country roads, apart from one partially potholed track on the outskirts of Malton.

Route credits
Thanks to our partners, the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Sustrans, who devised and produced the route and downloadable guide. This route is also available on the Howardian Hills AONB website.

Route highlights!

•Market day in Malton is Saturday, and there's a monthly food market too (second Sat)
•Wild rides and wild animals at Flamingo Land, Kirby Misperton
•Experience life in wartime at Eden Camp

Facilities

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - Easy to access.
  • Description of route - It's a largely flat, easygoing route on country roads, apart from one partially potholed track on the outskirts of Malton.
  • Length of route (miles) - 28
  • Typical duration of route - 3 hours

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Malton station is 0 miles away.

Over the River Rye Cycle Route

Type:Cycle Route

The Market Place, Malton, YO17 7LX
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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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