Cycling Routes in and around Keswick

Keswick's dramatic landscape and position in the heart of the Northern Lakes, means Keswick has lots to offer.  Visit Keswick Mountain Bikes for gear,workshop facilities and to hire a bike.

A leaflet ' Biking around Keswick' - 5 do-in-a-day rides on country lanes and off-road tracks in our stunning Lakeland lanscape is available from Keswick Information Centre, outdoor retail outlets, guest houses and hotels in Keswick.

Just click on a cycle route in the section opposite to download the appropriate section of the guide in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these guides.

Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path and Cycle Route

Only half of the route, including the raised boardwalk has been re-opened since the flood damage giving access to a popular one kilometre section of the path. Click here for more information.

There is no through access to Threlkeld from Keswick via the railway path. See the map below for alternative routes to the closed section.


The Lakes & Dales Loop cycle route allows people to get up close to Cumbria‚Äôs spectacular landscapes. Using quiet country lanes, the route takes in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Eden Valley, Morecambe Bay, and West Cumbria. More info.