YRCC categorise rides as red, amber or green – see our Ride Types page for more details. These routes are provided as a resource to provide inspiration for ad-hoc rides and for ride leaders. GPX file for each ride can be downloaded via the link under each map/ride details.
We are also building a RideWithGPS Ride Library with routes of varying levels.
Millhouses Park to Barlow
Head out via Owler Bar, loop around Barlow (cafe) then return via Holmesfield, Bradway and Totley.
Total climbing: 715 m
Malin Bridge to Hope
Out along Loxley Road, around Damflask, Blindside Lane then A57 past Ladybower to Hope. Return same route.
Total climbing: 892 m
Hathersage to Edale
A fairly flat ride with no major hills! Along to Hope, then to Edale where there are several cafes. Return same route.
Total climbing: 304 m
Chatsworth via Bakewell
Grindleford, Eyam, Foolow, Longstone, Bakewell. Cafe in Edensor (Chatsworth). Return Baslow & Froggatt.
Total climbing: 1415 m
Beeley Hill from Millhouses Park
Out via Owler Bar, down Curbar, through Hassop to Beeley (cafe). Up Beeley Hill, back over Eastmoor.
Total climbing: 1211 m
Peak Forest & Tideswell
Hathersage, Abney, Tideswell (cafe). Peak Forest, down Mam Nick to Edale (cafe), Hathersage. Start/end Norfolk Arms pub
Total climbing: 1484 m
Down Beeley Hill to Chatsworth
Out via Totley, Barlow and down Beeley Hill, back through Baslow and up Froggatt. Start/end: Norfolk Arms
Total climbing: 1029 m
Tick off Monsal Hill from the ‘100 Greatest Climbs’ book – it’s short but steep! Rest of the route is ‘amber’ grade. Start/end: Norfolk Arms.
Total climbing: 1157 m
Head out through Edale then up Mam Nick, the (slightly!) easier route up Mam Tor. Return via Peak Forest and Abney. Start/end Norfolk Arms.
Total climbing: 1373 m
Pindale Road & Tideswell
A challenging climb up Pindale Road from Hope, with great views and cafe at Tideswell. Start/end: Norfolk Arms
Total climbing: 1113 m
Jackson Bridge & Oil Can Cafe
Jackson Bridge is listed in ‘100 Greatest Climbs’ book and the Oil Can Cafe is well worth a visit! Start/end: Bolsterstone.