The Route

The route covers:
Aireville Park, Canal Tow Path, High St., Otley St., Regent Rd., Bailey, Springs Canal & Gargrave Rd.

sant fun run map

2017 SKIPTON SANTA FUN RUN ROUTE DESCRIPTION

The start is from the band stand in Aireville Park and traverses along Tarmac paths to the War Memorial steps at the top of the slope where the Park is exited. (0,38/0,38k)

Turn right on Gargrave Road and travel towards town without crossing the road until reaching Coach Street. (0,70/1,08k)

Carefully cross Coach Street and turn left into the garden accessing Springs Canal tow path and turn left. (0,09/1,17k)

Go along the Springs Canal tow path passing under the road bridge and High Corn Mill. (0,29/1,46k)

Continue along the narrow path running between the canal and beck and winding past the rear of the castle to the end and cross the beck via the footbridge. (0,36/1,82k)

Turn left onto the road and return to town via Chapel Hill. (0,38/2,20k)

Turn left onto Mill Bridge then turn left through the main church yard gates of Holy Trinity Church. (0,13/2,33k)

Exit the church yard at the right hand corner, pass in front of the castle gatehouse and go along the Bailey wall until reaching a marshalled Pelican Crossing. (0,33/2,66k)

Immediately after crossing the road take the footpath to the South of the Building Society which emerges onto Regent Rd. and turn right. (0,20/2,85k)

Go along Regent Rd until the junction with Princes Drive and turn right. (0,15/3,00k)

Go along Princes Drive to the ‘T’ junction with Rectory Lane and turn left. (0,30/3,30k)

Go down Rectory Lane until its junction with Otley St and turn right. (0,15/3,45k)

Go along Otley Street, the latter section being a Pedestrian Precinct until reaching the High Street and cross at the marshalled Pelican Crossing. (0,26/3,71k)

Go around Manby’s Corner and turn left down the cobbled Sheep St to the bottom and bear right onto Belmont St. (0,11/3,82k)

Go along Belmont St until crossing the bridge then turn immediately right onto the canal tow path. (0,20/4,02k)

Keeping the canal on your right go along to Gawflat Bridge (the second swing bridge), and turn right. (0,53/4,55k)

Cross the canal swing bridge and enter the Park. Go along the Tarmac path towards the finish line near the Band Stand. (0,55/5,10k)