Getting outside for exercise is of course important, but please don't take any unnecessary risks, especially in the cold and icy weather.
By staying safe and staying local you can help reduce the pressure on our emergency services.
Help keep our emergency staff and hospital beds free for those that need them most.
The hills and fells around Windermere provide great cycling country. The western shore of the lake is particularly good for bikes.
Cross to the western shore on the Windermere car ferry and cycle by the lake shore track to Wray Castle. Suitable for young children.
Skelwith Bridge to Elterwater. Follow the track through the woods and past Elterwater to the village. Suitable for young children.
Grizedale forest - mountain bike fun on forest trails for the whole family.
Combine boat and coach ticket to travel from Bowness-on-Windermere across lake Windermere to Hill Top and Hawkshead. With cycle and walking routes to complete a full day exploring!View routes and timetable
We can help you with booking accommodation, tickets or attractions. See us on the south side of Bowness Bay, home to Bowness Information Centre.