Cycling Keswick the Lake District

Cycling Keswick the Lake District

Mountain Biking

Cycling has become one of the biggest adventure sports in the country - and Keswick the Lake District provides it all - from off-road to great endurance rides.

Cycle Routes

Click here to try these free downloadable cycle routes. 

Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter Forest, just above Braithwaite, is on Keswick's doorstep and has excellent mountain bike trails.

Keswick to Threlkeld Cycle Route 

There is currently no through route for cyclists. Click here for more information.

Cycle Hire & Repair Keswick

These are located in Keswick Town Centre and at Whinlatter Forest.

Cycle Friendly accommodation

We have bike-friendly accommodation. Look out for the Cyclists welcome logo on our accommodation pages.

Family Friendly Cycling

Although there is no through route from Keswick to Threlkeld on the railway path it is still open for the first mile providing traffic free cycling for families. Why not end your cycle ride in Fitz Park where there is a fantastic playground and BMX track. Fitz Park is also a great place to learn to ride a bike with a path running all the way around the perimeter.

Cycling Events

Annual events include the Lakeland Monster Miles plus a choice of triathlons and duathlons. The annual Keswick Mountain Festival held in May also offers a variety cycling events. More info and what's on.

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