to see a map of the start location.)
Blacktoft, by the river Ouse, east of Goole, E.Yorkshire.
GR SE 842 243, OS Sheet 106. Many possible starting points; a good place could be at Faxfleet.
Possible to roller anywhere south of Gilberdyke. Choice of routes. Recommended route by river via Blacktoft, Yokefleet, Laxton and Saltmarshe with return. Alternative route inland to Gilberdyke and return by different route.
Minor roads, straight, flat and quiet.
Public roads, traffic is generally light. Can be muddy in autumn.
Parking in many places. Small parking space by river at Faxfleet. Pubs in Blacktoft and Laxton. Shops in Gilberdyke. Toilets at garden centre in Gilberdyke.
Individual practice or day tours in groups. Mainly flat agricultural land. Attractive scenery by river; reedbeds and mudflats.
Yorkshire Dales Cross Country Ski Club