Rides around Hebden Bridge
I’ve recently moved to Peckett Well, Hebden Bridge.
I was confident that there would be plenty of riding around there, due to the landscape. Seeing gaggles of decent bikes around every weekend I’m pretty sure I’m not mistaken.
Could any of you offer any advice on routes around the area?
Cheers!Posted 4 years ago
Craig.The Sanity AssassinSubscriber
Google for the route of the Calderdale MTB Marathon. It goes right through Peckett Well, out over Midgely Moor and beyond for around 26 miles. You’ll obviously finish up back home again as Pecketts is midway around the loop. I’m sure there’s plenty of other great riding round there, but it’ll be a good start and allow you to ‘get your bearings’ in a new area.Posted 4 years agodarrenspinkSubscriber
If you get strava installed you should see plenty of segments and therefore rides. Also Mary townley loop is close..Posted 4 years ago
We’ll do it Simon. I’ve potentially going to have as many Sunday mornings free there was possible as the wife takes the kids for coffee and cake for an hour or two. So can do a quick ride, start a bigger ride and finish afternoon sometime or even just ride home to mine along the tops.
I’ll message you on facebook when I’ve got something planned 😉Posted 4 years ago
Thanks for the replies!
I’m going to get the roadie out in the next day or two and will nip into BS and have a chat. I’ll also look through the routes posted and familiarize myself with them and try and get out on the MTB and explore a bit.
If your riding Sundays in the new year I’d love to catch up and tag along if you don’t mind. Will need to get my legs back up to speed a bit first though. Not managed to touch the bike for a couple of months with house moves and job changes! Poor excuse really, but something had to give! lolPosted 4 years agoEcky-ThumpMember
You’ve moved to the right place!
Hebden is many different things to different people when it comes to MTB.Posted 4 years ago
Some prefer the moor-top singletrack and others the valley side tech-fests. Plenty for both.
The map is your best starting point. Just about every footpath around Hebden is worth an explore.jamesrMember
I echo all of the above re MTB routes.Posted 4 years ago
For road, try riding over to Oxenhope then back to Hebden via Laneshaw Bridge, Trawden and Widdop Moor.
The Long Causeway – between Blackshaw Head and Burnley – and Heights Road, straight from Pecket Well towards Midgley, are also recommended.
There are plenty of traffic free lanes between Mytholmroyd and Ripponden too, if you’re short of time/energy.
Theres loads of routes – OL21 (waterproof version), get that and get plotting some route – http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/pennine-bridleway/leaflets
Take a look at the Mary Towneley Loop and try and create some segments to include it.Posted 4 years ago
Look south from your house. See that big monument sticking up on top of a distant hill? That’s Stoodley Pike. There’s a choice of routes up to it and down again. For starters, head up Horseholt Lane starting behind the Co Op in Hebden and keep going up until there is no more up. You can’t go wrong. Enjoy. And welcome to the neighbourhood. You’ll never leave. Mu ah ah ah!Posted 4 years ago
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