Grizedale Tarn Cycle Trail For Mountain Biking

The 22nd most popular mountain bike trail in UK.

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Near Hawshead Ambleside, the Grizedale Forest has five blazed trails totolling 40km along technical forest roads with occasional vistas of Coniston Fells and Lake Coniston. The Grizedale Tarn Cycle Trail is a 5 milemountain bike route from Bogle Crag. To reach Bogle Crag car park from Grizedale Visitor Centre head south on the minor road to Satterthwaite. First turning on the left about 1 mile south of the Visitor Centre.

Try one of the five waymarked cycle trails:-

Goosey Foot Tarn - start at Moor Top car park - red waymarker - 2 miles - 0.5 hours - easy

Grizedale Tarn - start at Bogle Crag car park - black waymarker - 4.5 miles - 1.5 hours - moderate

Moor Top - start at Grizedale Visitor Centre - purple waymarker - 7 miles - 1.5 hours - moderate

Hawkshead Moor - start at Grizedale Visitor Centre - green waymarker - 10.5 miles - 2.5 hours - demanding

Silurian Way - start at Grizedale Visitor Centre - orange waymarker - 14 miles - 3.5 hours - demanding

Overall, Grizedale Tarn Cycle Trail is the 22nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 93 mountain biking rides in UK.


Local Contact(s):  GF 01229-860369 or 01229 860010; Hawshead TIC 01539-436525; British Tourism (800) 462-2748.

Breakfast Restaurant:  Grizedale Forest Tea Room

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  54.349, -3.0233

Date Published:  5/21/2016

Date Updated:  8/17/2016

ID:  11500


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