Cumbria Cycling Guides

Cumbria is perfect for exploring by bike with country lanes, quiet back roads and lots of National Cycle Network routes to explore.

As well as scenic routes you can also enjoy an off-road trail at Grizedale Forest or Whinlatter Forest, or longer famous cross country routes.

Click here for comprehensive cycling guides around the Lakes including routes starting from Windermere.

Windermere Canoe & Kayak and Bike Hire

Windermere Canoe & Kayak and Bike Hire

Windermere Canoe & Kayak and Bike Hire at The Boat House, Ferry Nab Road

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Pod n Pedal

Pod ‘n’ Pedal 3 nt break cycle route directions.

For an alternative route to Windermere Station instead of Oxenholme: Park Cliffe to Windermere Railway Station, see pages 5 and 6 of the pdf.

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Winster Valley Cycle Route

Park Cliffe through the Winster Valley Cycle Route, view the pdf for map and directions.


Lyth Valley cycle tour

Cycle tour around the Lyth Valley, approx 15 miles.


Grizedale Forest Park

For mountain biking and forest trails we suggest you visit Grizedale Forest Park.

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Image:Dave Willis courtesy of Cumbria Tourism