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.
Food and Drink
Food and drink opportunities available along the route
Atkinsons Fish and Chips
16-18 Albert Road
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.
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.
Opposite the Queen's Bloomers
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
Refreshment stop - teas, coffees, snacks and toilets. Variable opening times.
Toft Gate Barn Cafe
DELICIOUS HOME COOKED FOOD, FRESHLY BAKED CAKES AND STUNNING VIEWS. Open 10am-4pm midweek. Closed Thursdays. Weekends 9am-5pm.
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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
The Bike Cave
41 Middle Street North
Cafe seating 30. Indoor bike parking. Fresh ground organic coffee, tea, hot and cold food.
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.
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.
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.