Walking and Cycling in Cumbria

There are many walking routes from easy strolls to extreme mountain walking in the area, for guided walking / or other activities see peakandmoor.co.uk/lake_dist this site also has accommodation listings


Long Distance / Waymarked Trails and Track

Cistercian Way (Cumbria) - 33 miles - ancient waymarked trail around Morecambe Bay and the Furness and Cartmel peninsulas


Cumbria Way and Walking routes around Keswick -
www.keswick.org/what-to-do/walking-routes 5 setions to download - also see this introduction Archive PDF download


Cumbria Coastal Way - From Silverdale on Morecambe Bay - 182 miles


Dales Way - 80 miles between Ilkley and Bowness-on-Windermere


Dales High Way - 90 miles between Saltaire to Appleby-in-Westmorland


Hadrian's Cycleway - 174 miles - National Cycle Route 72 - between Ravenglass and South Shields


Hadrian's Wall - 84 miles between Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne and Bowness-on-Solway


St Bega's Way - 36 mile / 58 km - between the Priory Church of St Mary and St Bega at St Bees and Church of St Bega by the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake.


W2W Walney to Wear or Whitby - coast to coast cycle route - between Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness and Wearmouth 152 miles or, Whitby 179 miles - cyclingw2w.info


Other Walks

Catbells and Newlands 8 miles - full day walk
ArchivePDF download


Hawes Bridge and the River Kent - 4 miles -
Archive PDF download from kendalramblers.weebly.com


Helvellyn from Thirlmere - 9 miles -
www.golakes.co.uk/... - also see ArchivePDF download


The Derwentwater Walk - 10 miles - waymarked walk around Derwentwater
www.keswick.org/... - also see Archive PDF download amd Archive PDF download


Cycling in the Eden Valley - North Loop, South Loop and Family Trails -
www.visiteden.co.uk/outdoor-adventures/cycling-in-eden - also see Archive PDF download


Grizedale Forest Walks - Archive PDF download


Whinlatter Forest Walks - Archive PDF download


Rambleon by Ramblerman – for walking festivals and walk / cycle tacks and trails


Cycle Hire in Cumbria

Country Lanes Lake District Cycle Hire Centre, The Railway Station Precinct Windermere -


Cyclewise Whinlatter Bike Hire Centre, Whinlatter Forest Trail Head -


Inspiring Cycling - Eden Valley -


Keswick Bikes Cycle Hire - 133 Main Street, Keswick -


Stonetrail Mountain Bike Hire - Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen - www.stonetrailholidays.com/cycling


Velo Bikes Grizedale Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest-


Whinlatter Bikes 82 Main Street, Keswick -


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