‘It’s NOT grim up north’
Nominated by John Cullen
Length 11 miles Nominated by John Cullen Why it’s great “It’s a wonderful bit of road with fantastic views and bends that take in the Hartside pass. On a good day you can see Helvellyn, Great Gable, Skiddaw, and in Southern Scotland.” Watch out for Hairpin bends that are accident blackspots. Take a break at Bacon butties at Top House Café, Alston. Stop for a picture at The pull-in at the top of the Hartside Pass. Where else? Best bike for it Any adventure bike.