Hawkshead cycle hire


Hawkshead is a small village west of Lake Windamere. A popular place to stop when out for the day due to its local shops and cafes. Leaving Hawkshead, there are many trails to explore for a range of abilities. There is a network of cycle routes that take you to famous locations such as Lake Windermere, Hill Top and Wray Castle. For the more experienced rider, there are fantastic routes towards Coniston and the Langdales.


  • Mountain bike, half day, 10am-1pm: £20
  • Mountain bike, full day, 10am-4pm:£30
  • Electric Bike, half day, 10am-1pm:£35
  • Electric Bike, full day, 10am-4pm:£50

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How to find us

Hawkshead Bike Hire, Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS.

What/Three/Words: https://w3w.co/bath.conspire.newest

Opening hours

Fri-Sun: 09:30-16:30

Bike bookable from the 27th of May to the 31st of October.

  • First Hire 10:00
  • Last Hire 13:00

Contact information

Routes on OS app

Here are some routes mapped on the OS app. Ready to download -  or pick up a printed copy on the day.

Good to know

  • Under 18s hire to be booked by an adult over 18
  • You are responsible for bike/hire equipment
  • Wear appropriate clothing: breathable, loose fit, layers and light showerproof jacket
  • We don't recommend sandals/flip flops
  • Booked online? Please bring proof of ID
  • Show photo ID (driving licence/passport) if hiring an electric bike for security purposes

Places of interest

  • Wray Castle
  • Lake Windermere
  • Hill Top
  • Claife Viewing Station