Floutern Tarn Circuit For Mountain Biking

The 50th most popular mountain bike trail in UK.

North of Liverpool between Ennerdale Bridge and Loweswater, the Floutern Tarn figure-eight loop runs 24 miles on bridleways and forest roads.

The mountain bike trailhead is located southwest of Carlisle and northeast of Engremont. Starting southeast of Ennerdale Bridge at the Whins bridleway parking area, head northeast on the Buttermere-Loweswater bridleway. At Loweswater, continue north on forest road (C2C Cycle Route). Near Low Lorton head west on forest road to routes leading back to Loweswater again. From Loweswater, loop counterclockwise through Lamplugh back to Whins car park.

Overall, Floutern Tarn Circuit is the 50th most popular mountain bike trail of all 93 mountain biking rides in UK.


Local Contact(s):  Egremont Tourism 01946-820693; British Tourism (800) 462-2748.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  YHA Ennerdale 01946-861237

Breakfast Restaurant:  Kirkstile Inn

Reference Source:  click here http://www.forestry.gov.uk/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  6/22/2016

ID:  5713


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