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 21st most popular mountain bike trail of all 93 mountain biking rides in UK.