The Lake District is the perfect place for cycling. There are tracks and routes to suit every style of cyclist, be it mountain or family. Grizedale and Whinlatter are fully prepared with man-made off-road trails or, why not push yourself to a cross-country excursion?
Cumbria is full of perfect routes for a family cycle, including the Lune Valley or the village of Eden. There are traffic-free routes available and plenty of parks to explore.
The ‘North Face Trail’ at Grizedale Forest provides all aspects of trail biking including thrilling single tracks and steep climbs. Surrounded by incredible views, you can take a forest map and even follow the Grizedale bridleways to extend your journey.
For mountain bikers of all abilities the Lake District couldn’t be more perfect. There are instructed sessions, training centres and endless independent routes up for exploration.
Fancy a long distance challenge? Some of the countries most popular national biking routes pass through the Lake District, including the coast-to-coast, Hadrian’s cycleway and the Pennine cycleway.
Bikes of all kinds are available to hire throughout the Lake District, so there’s nothing stopping you from making the most of this beautiful area.