Enjoy mouth-wateringly fresh, cooked to perfection, fish and chips served by local Morecambe family and their dedicated, enthusiastic staff team. Dine in the welcoming restaurant or take-away to eat by the sea. Find us next to the Clarendon Hotel carpark.
Atkinsons Fish and Chips
16-18 Albert Road
Silverdale Cycle Hire
13 Emesgate Lane
Silverdale Cycle Hire provides cycle hire from Morecambe and a luggage transfer service for cyclists on the Way of the Roses and other cycle routes.
The Waterfront Restaurant
Clarendon Hotel, 76 Marine Road West
+ 44 (0)1524 410180
Award-winning dining in the timelessly, modern Waterfront Restaurant renowned for serving high quality locally sourced Lancashire and Cumbrian produce. Join us for lunch, afternoon tea or enjoy the Waterfront’s evening ambience and views of the bay. For a more relaxed atmosphere we also serve meals in the Clarendon Lounge Bar or bar snacks in the The Davy Jones Locker Bar located next to the hotel which also has pool table, darts and shows live sports on large screens.
Marine Road Central
34 Regent Rd
Lancaster Castle is still a Crown Court and until recently was a prison. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5pm - guided tours are available by arrangement. Admission charges apply.
Meeting House Lane
Drinks, snacks, ice creams, home-made cakes/sandwiches. Open every afternoon and school hols/weekends from 10am-5pm. See website.
Woodies Crook o’ Lune Snacks
Crook o' Lune
The renowned Woodies for excellent quality food and drinks all freshly prepared by happy people at our superb location at the Crook o Lune.
Hornby Post Office and Tea Room
Bridge House Farm Tearooms
Stop and enjoy delicious homecooked meals in a relaxed and charming environment with the warmest of welcomes from Karen and her team.
Great Stone of Fourstones
There's something mystical about this monster of a glacial erratic boulder that make it well worth a 2 mile detour. It may be just the after effects of vertigo but if you do decide to climb the 15 carved steps that lead you to the top of this 18 feet high relic of the Ice Age, where on a clear day you can view Ingleborough, you can do your thing, sing loudly into the wind, say a quiet prayer or meditate. Whatever you do, you're likely to find it quite an exhilerating experience.
Opposite the Queen's Bloomers
The Queen’s Bloomers
Opposite the Punch Bowl
First of the public artworks to be installed as part of the Travelling Histories art project, the Queen's Bloomers are located above the river in Low Bentham a short detour from the route on the Bentham Loop.
Horse and Farrier Inn
83 Main Street
Three Borders Pantry
26 Main Street
Clapham Reading Room Cafe/Bar
The Old Manor House
Clapham Village Store
Groceries, food-to-go, coffee and newspapers. Mon-Wed 8am-5.30pm, Thurs 8am-7pm, Fri 8am-6pm, Sat and Sun 8am-3.30pm
Cross Leigh Stores
Hot/cold refreshments, food-to-go, ice-creams and general groceries en-route. Open 7 days (Sat.9am-4pm Sun.9am-4pm).
Town End Farm Shop and Tea Room
Malham Cove & Gordale Scar
At least 5 miles off route but if this is your first visit to the area, then a detour to the stunning and impressive Malhamdale will be worth the effort and time, especially in fine weather. If not, you can enjoy a view of Malham Cove from the comfort of the tea-room in Airton.
Refreshment stop - teas, coffees, snacks and toilets. Variable opening times.
Stump Cross Caverns
Offering cave visit, film presentation, gift shop and tea-room. Open 10am - 5pm mid-Feb to Dec. Weekends only Dec to mid-Feb. See website for more information including admission charges.
Toft Gate Barn Cafe
DELICIOUS HOME COOKED FOOD, FRESHLY BAKED CAKES AND STUNNING VIEWS. Open 10am-4pm midweek. Closed Thursdays. Weekends 9am-5pm.
Pillars Past Sculpture
Pillars Past is a sculpture created to celebrate the past history of Pateley Bridge and is part of the 'Travelling Histories' project along the Way of the Roses route. Turn right after the bridge and the artwork is located 50 metres after Wildings tea-rooms.
Sweet HeART Cafe and Gallery
35-37 High Street
Taste wonderful coffee, tea and home-made goodies. Sit by the fire and feast on Art.
Talbot House Tea Room
27 High Street
Try our delicious and tempting homemade cakes, scones, sandwiches, toasties and proper tea/coffee. Open every day except Tues & Weds, 10.00 am - 4.30 pm. Outside seating area and cycle parking in our courtyard at the rear of Talbot House. All welcome.
8 High Street
Stif Mountain Bikes
New York Mills
If it's a clear day, then a break at Brimham Rocks is highly recommended. Climb on top of boulders to enjoy magnificent views over Nidderdale and beyond. Marvel at the gravity-defying Idol Rock and if passing at dusk, listen out for hooting owls. Refreshments and Yorkshire produce available at the Visitor Centre and Kiosk.
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Take a break to visit the Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park. A World Heritage Site, set in 800 acres)of beautiful countryside. Also offers restaurant, lakeside tea-room shop, plant and visitor centres. Access to facilities is free although admission charges apply for the Abbey and gardens.
Dominating the Ripon skyline, Ripon Cathedral is well worth a visit, boasting one of the oldest Saxon crypts in England and a history dating back to 672AD. Also has carvings thought to have inspired the Alice in Wonderland author! Open 8.30am - 6pm most days for visitors. Admission by donation.
Sun Parlour Cafe at the Spa Gardens
Already popular with cyclists and was where the Mayor of Ripon welcomed Way of the Roses opening day riders (see photo opposite). Eastbound cyclists need to turn left at the top of High Skellgate onto Park Street to find it.
The Ripon Hornblower
If you're staying in Ripon, try and head for the Market Square for 9pm to witness a 1127 year old, tradition, the nightly 'Setting of the Watch'. The night watchman blows his horn at the four corners of the obelisk signalling that it's now safe to go to bed! He also gives a little talk about the history of the event.
Superb location near Cathedral with riverside seating and views, the Water Rat offers local ales, locally sourced food at affordable prices, and a great atmosphere in comfortable surroundings. An easy walk from Ripon centre or along the canal towpath from Littlethorpe.
Laden Table Cafe & Gallery
Beningborough Hall & Gardens
Take time to recharge in the 300 acres of stunning parkland surrounding this baroque palace. Stroll in the 7 acres of beautiful gardens or simply watch the birds flying overhead. Refreshments are available with seasonal menus from the walled garden harvest.
The Treasurer’s House
Donated to the National Trust in 1930 by Wakefield industrialist Frank Green, this hidden gem houses his vast collection of art and antiques. Also boasting beautiful gardens open to all. Bring your own food or buy something from the tea-room.
Skelton Garden Centre Cafe
2 minutes from the route and providing cycle parking, freshly baked and prepared hot meals, sweet and savoury snacks, soups and salads. (Instead of turning right on to riverside path, continue to A19 and turn right along footpath for short distance).
Richard III Museum
Possibly one of York's best kept secrets is this fascinating Museum situated in the medieval Monk Bar. Built in the 14th Century as part of York's famous City Walls it was originally a guard house and has been both a prison and a police house, lived in until 1914. The bar boasts a rare example of a working portcullis, last lowered in 1953. Largely original, the ancient mechanism still works and can be operated by visitors. Converted into the Richard III Museum in 1992, in honour of the King many felt had been unjustly maligned by historians. Open Mar-Oct.
1 Museum Street
We've included this extra link to Visit York as there's so much to see and do here in this fantastic city that, if on a leisurely break, you may well decide to stay an extra night or even two. For a taste of the visitor attractions and forthcoming events take at look at the Visit York website.
The Minster is not only an architecturally stunning building but is a place to discover the history of York over the centuries, its artefacts and treasures. The Minster is open for sightseeing everyday as well as regular services, events and concerts. Even if you don't visit the Minster, don't forget to take a look at the Tudor Rose window which commemorates the marriage of Elizabeth of York to Henry Tudor marking the end of the War of the Roses. The tudor rose incorporates both the white and red roses of Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Foss Island Road
1 Museum Street
Balloon Tree Farm Shop and Cafe
Stamford Bridge Road
The perfect pit stop for cyclists. Multi-award winning high quality farmshop/cafe located on the A166 between York and Stamford Bridge. Open every day, you can enjoy home-cooked seasonal menu in the light, spacious cafe or relax in landscaped cafe garden.
Burnby Hall Gardens
Burnby Hall Gardens situated in the charming market town of Pocklington are often described as a haven of beauty and tranquility. The award winning Gardens include two lakes, home to a National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies, a Rockery, Stumpery, a Victorian Garden, Secret Garden, the Lilyput Cafe and a Book and Gift Shop. Host to many special events including Brass Band Concerts, Open Air Theatre, Family Days, Easter and traditional May Day celebrations.
The Lilypad Cafe offers a wide range of refreshments and there is a beautiful Book and Gift shop. Check website for admissions charges and opening times.
4 Market Place
Looking for the best dining experience in Pocklington? Look no further than Judsons. Tasty, delicious dishes using the best locally sourced ingredients and served in contemporary but relaxed surroundings. Menus vary seasonally - weekend ‘specials’ available. See website for sample menus.
The Rambler’s Rest Tea Room
Welcome to the Rambler's Rest tea room in the picturesque village of Millington on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds. Popular venue for cyclists especially weekends.To avoid disappointment, please note our opening times are Thursday to Monday, 10.30am - 4pm.
Cranswick Garden Centre Cafe
Burn Butts Lane
Nafferton Farm Park
Hot/cold food including home-made cakes, cooked breakfasts and expresso coffee. Weds-Fri 7am-4pm. Sat 9.30-4pm. Sun 10.-3.30pm
St Quintin Arms
Burton Agnes Hall
Charming Elizabethan stately home filled with magnificent treasures, carvings, French impressionist paintings, tapestries and other more contemporary furniture and artwork. Continues to be a loved family home shared with visitors. Courtyard cafe and shops open to all. 11am - 5 pm.
1 North Marine Drive
Opposite the start/finish post in Bridlington, cyclists welcome 7 days a week, 9am-5pm. Celebrate with ice-creams, hot/cold snacks/refreshments and light meals. Relax outside in our pavement cafe or inside the adjoining fully licensed restaurant for more substantial meals.
27 Hilderthorpe Road
North Beach Fish and Chips
North Marine Promenade
Great fish and chips with seating area and stunning views. Only a short stroll from the start/finish post - head towards the white cliffs along the prom.
The Marine Bar
North Marine Drive
Celebrate at the Expanse Hotel’s award winning Marine Bar, enjoy local ales, fresh food and panoramic views across Bridlington Bay.
25 Prince Street
Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Sewerby Hall is situated 2 miles north of the seaside resort of Bridlington, on the East Yorkshire coast. The grade I listed country house is set in 50 acres of landscaped gardens in a cliff top location on the outskirts of Sewerby village. Also holds the Clock Tower tea-room and zoo. See website for opening times and charges.
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Bempton cliffs is one of England's top wildlife attractions and is home to over 200,000 nesting seabirds from Apr-Oct including puffins. Visitor Centre, shop and refreshments open 9.30 - 4pm Mar - Oct. Entry free - vehicle parking charges apply.