Road cyclists and mountain bikers are spoilt for choice in the Lake District National Park. There are country lanes, permitted cycleways and bridleways with some fantastic views!
And if you want to go on a touring holiday, an increasing number of hotels and B and Bs are catering for those travelling light. Check out Go Lakes (opens in new window).
The Cumbria Cycling Map page 1 (low-quality PDF) and Cumbria Cycling Map page 2 (low-quality PDF) shows family-friendly traffic free routes,suggested rides on quieter roads, the National Cycle Network and the best areas for mountain biking including Forestry Commission woodlands. There are also details of bike shop and hire facilities, and cycle publications.
If you're heading for Gatesgarth Pass, check out the information on the Gatesgarth Pass - Green Road Driving page.
There's a summer of Sky Rides - rides with a qualified leader. Search for Lake District at Sky Ride (opens in new window).
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The Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre (opens in new window) has hosted two major cyclo cross events. Check out the mud, snow and sunshine!:
And we will receive at least 5 per cent of your order, to go towards keeping this spectacular corner of England special.
We've cosy holiday cottages, quirky boutique hotels, friendly bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels!
Our commission goes towards keeping the National Park special: Browse and book accommodation online here
Visit Golakes (opens in new window), the official website of the tourist board for The Lake District and Cumbria.