Long Preston to Tosside

This route takes you across the Ribble Valley and up towards Gisburn Forrest at Tosside. You then loop back to Long Preston on very quiet lanes.

The route at a glance

  • Distance: 12.3miles/20km
  • Approx time: 3 hours
  • Climb: 235m
  • Start and finish: Long Preston
  • Parking: Long Preston
  • Difficulty: Moderate

 MUST SEE  

Tosside, a village of circa 100 people living mostly in Grade II-listed homes, is right on the border between Yorkshire and Lancashire with the dividing line running through the town. It centres around an old stone water fountain.

 DISTANCE 

20 km (12 miles)

Elevation gain
235 metres (770 feet)
Created by James Ellis on 16/05/2018
This route takes you across the Ribble valley and up towards Gisburn Forrest at Tosside. You then loop back to Long Preston on very quiet lanes.
 
Segment Distance into route Segment length
wigglesworth to tosside 3.5 km (2.2 miles) 4.6 km (2.9 miles)
Wigglesworth To Long Preston 16 km (10 miles) 3.2 km (2 miles)
Wigglesworth to Tosside 3.5 km (2.2 miles) 4.7 km (2.9 miles)
Wigglesworth dash 15 km (9.6 miles) 2.3 km (1.4 miles)
becks brow to tosside 4.6 km (2.9 miles) 3.6 km (2.2 miles)
Wiggy blast – farm track to top of rise 16 km (10 miles) 1.5 km (0.9 miles)
Bunny run to Newhouse 8.3 km (5.1 miles) 3.2 km (2 miles)
Long Preston Chicane 0.3 km (0.2 miles) 0.6 km (0.4 miles)
Wigglesworth Dash 4 15 km (9.1 miles) 1.5 km (0.9 miles)
Tosside to Forest Becks 8.2 km (5.1 miles) 3.9 km (2.4 miles)
Wigg Oh! 15 km (9.6 miles) 0.6 km (0.4 miles)
Is this worth a Wiggle 16 km (10 miles) 1.6 km (1 miles)
col de station road 19 km (12 miles) 0.3 km (0.2 miles)
Stinking beck to Tosside 4.2 km (2.6 miles) 4 km (2.5 miles)
B6478 along Church Lane 15 km (9.6 miles) 2.3 km (1.4 miles)
Bridge to Wiggy 1.6 km (1 miles) 1.8 km (1.1 miles)
B6478 West 0.9 km (0.5 miles) 1.4 km (0.9 miles)
River Ribble to Tosside 1.7 km (1 miles) 6.5 km (4.1 miles)

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