Windermere West For Mountain Biking

The 29th most popular mountain bike trail in UK.

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West of Ambleside, there is a nice 27km loop along narrow rolling lanes through meadow and woodlands.

Themountain bike route starts from the Elterwater car park and runs clockwise southeast through Skelwith Bridge towards the Lake Windermere shores. From Belle Grange on the shore, head west to Hawkshead and then northwest back towards Elterwater.

Overall, Windermere West is the 29th most popular mountain bike trail of all 93 mountain biking rides in UK. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Windermere West including Coniston Water, Old Coach Road Bridleway, Ambleside Trails, Black Sail Pass Circuit, Ennerdale Forest Trails and Floutern Tarn CircuitHonister Pass Circuit.


Local Contact(s):  Ambleside Tourism 01539-432582; Bike Treks Cycle Shop 01539431245; British Tourism (800) 462-2748.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Elterwater YHA 015394-37245

Luxury Loding:  Brittania Inn 015394-37210

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  5/21/2016

Date Updated:  7/16/2016

ID:  12529


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