The Lake District and Cumbria

The Lake District is a National Park in England with numerous opportunities for mountain biking from proper full on downhill routes from mountaintops, to waymarked and graded trail centre routes and easy forestry rides. There are two main trail centres at Whinlatter and Grizedale. Facilities and accommodation can be found all across the Lake District which is totally geared up for the visitors.

The English Lake District is best known for it’s popular walking areas and fells such as Helvellyn and Scafell Pike and outdoorsy towns and villages such as Ambleside, Keswick, Coniston and Windermere. It also offers much to the mountain biker of all abilities. From easier family routes in the Whinlatter and Grizedale centres and wild but easy mountiain biking in Ennerdale,  to tough mountain biking challenges such as Helvellyn, Skiddaw and the bridleways Back ‘o Skiddaw.

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Where to go The Lake District and Cumbria

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The Lake District and Cumbria – All the Trails

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