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Stainburn Forest - Norwood Edge Trail

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Stainburn Forest is home to the Norwood Edge trail which is a natural trail cleared and maintained by SingletrAction. Some great technical riding to be had.

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The Norwood Edge Trails are natural trails that have been discovered and cleared by SingletrAction. Some great technical trails to be enjoyed with a bit of careful navigation and following your nose!

Directions

From Harrogate: Head West on A59 towards Skipton, pass the millstones pub continue 1.5km past menwith hill (giant golf balls) on your right. Turn left at the dangerous cross roads on to B6451 towards Otley. Follow this windy road for 5km past the Sun Inn up the hill and past the large mast on your left. After the mast as you head down the hill the car park is 500m on your right on the outside of the sweeping left hand bend. From Skipton: Head east on A59 towards Harrogate past Bolton Bridge, over Blubberhouses moor, past Blubberhouses (church) and past The hopper lane inn. Continue for 3km to dangerous cross roads as you approach menwith hill (giant golf balls), turn right on B6451 towards Otley. Follow this windy road for 5km past the Sun Inn up the hill and past the large mast on your left. After the mast as you head down the hill the car park is 500m on your right on the outside of the sweeping left hand bend. From Otley/Bradford: Directions are from Otley. Cross the bridge in Otley heading North (towards Hospital) (50m) take the first main turn on your right just after the pedestrian crossing on to Farnley Lane B6451, follow this road for 2.5km out of Otley and up the hill to Farnley Village. Turn left (staying on B6451) at Farnley. Follow this undulating and windy road for 3km through Farnley, down hill past farm and down to Lindley reservoir. Cross reservoir and head up steep hill, (100m) pass a small road on left, (200m) pass small road on right. The car Park is located (100m) on the outside of the following sweeping right hand bend. From Leeds: Directions are from Pool in Wharfdale. From the shell petrol station in Pool head North over the bridge on the A658 towards Harrogate, after 300m turn 1st left on to B6161 towards Leathley and Farnley, follow B6161 for 1.5km turn left at small lodge over humped back bridge towards Farnley. Follow road for 2.5km to Farnley Village, turn 1st right on to B6451 at buildings. Follow this undulating and windy road for 3km through Farnley, down hill past farm and down to lindley reservoir. Cross reservoir and head up steep hill, (100m) pass a small road on left, (200m) pass small road on right. The car Park is located (100m) on the outside of the following sweeping right hand bend.

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Location Info
Nearest Town: Norwood
Website: www.singletraction.org.uk
Sat Nav: LS21 2RA
Grid Ref: SE 20995 50895

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