15 Child-Friendly Cycle Routes In The Lake District
The lake district is one of the most beautiful parts of the UK, why not take your family and experience it by bike!
Gravel TrailEnnerdale Valley Cycle Routes - Cycle through this beautiful area of the lake district and take in the views. This is a fantastic way to experience the area by bike.
The Eskdale Trail - This trail provides scenic views and idyllic days out, perfect for anyone wanting a longer trip.
The Grasmere Trail - Perfect for spring, summer and autumn, this trail is idyllic. You'll have days full of adventure with this beautiful spot.
The Torver Trail - Enjoy the picturesque views of the lake from here and experience the wonders of nature with your family.
Little Mell Fell Cycle Loop - This loop is perfect for a family day out amongst nature and the countryside!
Campsite to lakeside Loop from Far Sawrey - This loop is 28 miles long and would take you just over 2 hours to complete. This spot is incredible, you'll be shocked at how incredible the views are!
HillsideGreat Mell Fell - You’ll be able to see from miles with this beautiful route! Try out a mountain bike here to help with any uneven surfaces.
Windermere Western Shore - You’ll be able to see the water for miles from here. Don't forget to grab your bike helmet before you set off!
Waterhead to Langdale - This route is great if you’re looking for scenic views. Road bikes are the best option here for the paved roads.
Grizedale Forest- This route is like something out of a film and is great for a short trip! You'll have the most incredible bike rides with this route.
Langdale Cycle Trail - Grab your bike and head off on this great and lengthy trail. The perfect bike for road riding is - you guessed it - a road bike!
Rydal Water Loop from Grasmere - This loop is 37 miles long. It'll take you around 3 hours to finish and you'll see breathtaking views and stunning scenery along the way.
Wrynose Loop from Waterhead - This loop is 45 miles long and would take you just over 4 hours to complete. It's easy to ride and on tarmac so a lightweight bike is great here.
Penrith North West Loop from Applethwaite - If you're looking for a small challenge then this route is ideal. It's just over 3 hours long and it's 42 miles of tarmac surfaces.
Coniston Loop from Far Sawrey - This loop is a difficult one. It's 46 miles long and would take you around 4 hours to complete, but you're in for a treat with some fantastic views.
Now you’ve got 10 amazing routes, you’re bound to have a great day out! Once you've experienced all the countryside has to offer, why not stop off in a town like Liverpool and experience the urban part of the UK.