Mountain biking in Whinlatter copyright Dave Willis
Mountain biking in Whinlatter

Cycling around Derwentwater

Bring or hire a bike

Coast to Coast

Keswick is on the Coast to Coast cycle route 71 (opens in new window). This is a great long distance cycle challenge which will take you from the Western coast of Cumbria to the North East coast of Northumbria. Get your C2C card stamped at Keswick's Premier Open All Hours store (opens in new window).

Keswick Railway Path

A popular section of the C2C cycle is the family-friendly route that takes you from Keswick to the village of Threlkeld.

Walking and cycling Keswick Railway Path (PDF) - includes an up to 10 km or 6.2 miles route. But you can doubleback at any point.
Superb views of the surrounding fells and woods.

Whinlatter Forest

Five miles north of Keswick Whinlatter Forest (opens in new window) has lots to do for all the family, incuding mountain bike trails.

Bike hire around Derwentwater

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