Nunnington Hall to Bransdale Loop cycle trail

Cycling trail

Follow this scenic ride through the North York Moors National Park, Bransdale and Helmsley.

The south front of Nunnington Hall, North Yorkshire


Map route for Nunnington Hall to Bransdale Loop cycle trail


Nunnington Hall


Turn left out of Nunnington Hall and over the bridge to follow The Ave

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Turn left at the crossroads and left again at West Ness.


Turn left and cross the River Wye


At the T junction turn left onto Moor Lane and through Welburn.


Cross the A170 and turn right and right again.


Turn left onto Starfits Lane and left at Fadmoor.


Continue north and turn left into Bransdale Road through Cockayne.

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Return south down Cowhouse Bank to Helmsley.


Turn left onto the A170 and right into Acres Lane towards Harome


Keep right on Riccal Moor Lane, turning right to return to Nunnington Hall.

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Nunnington Hall to Bransdale Loop cycle trail

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Nunnington Hall to Bransdale Loop cycle trail

How to get here

Nunnington, near York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5UY
By road
A170 Helmsley to Pickering road; 11½ miles north of Malton to Helmsley road (B1257); 21 miles north of York, via B1363
Parking: free, 50 yards
By bus

From Hovingham to Helmsley

By bicycle

Visit the Sustrans website to see our local cycle routes and pick your path into our special place.

Nunnington Hall to Bransdale Loop cycle trail

Facilities and access

  • Free parking, 50 yards
  • Suitable for school groups
  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities
  • Children's quiz/trail
  • Hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Grounds - partly accessible, grass and loose gravel paths, slopes
  • Limited mobility parking. Drop-off point
  • Adapted toilet at rear of house
  • Building - step to entrance. Alternative accessible entrance, ask for assistance
  • Two wheelchairs available