Clitheroe, Lancashire (England)

Clitheroe, in Lancashire, England, is a market town surrounded by the Ribble Valley's scenic hills. Dominated by Clitheroe Castle, it offers a blend of history, charming shops, and picturesque landscapes.
Cycle routes passing Clitheroe
Weeks I stayed Clitheroe
Sun, 4. Jun 2023
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Eventful! First one. I fell into the little river I crossed before successfully. The evening I was so tired that I just went through. In the morning I tried to be smart. Navigating around a little hole. But I was not smart. It was filled with algae and very slippery. So I fell in. Nothing happened. Only the mudguard got lose. But I wish I had a video. Then I got so hungry that I got to eat! Something proper, not just #hobnobs. Got my first Sunday roast and my first Yorkshire pudding. Delicious! Booked a campsite that sounded so great and fun! But I was the only one there and it was actually a giant park. Really, a tad scary. But overall, good day!

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Mon, 5. Jun 2023
Land's End to John o'Groats - Slow. Lambs!

Getting into the Yorkshire Dales. One of my favourite days so far. Lots of long ascends, beautiful landscapes and a lot of sheep. Got to meet some local bikers as well and enjoyed a perfect view of the three peaks, forgot how they were called. Thought I would stop at Ingleton, but had to to another climb into the national park. Beautiful, but too many cars on this one. I camped basically inbetween two peaks which was absolutely stunning.

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Mood: happy :)