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NCR6 Bowness to Ambleside 7mi 8 Jun 2016

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Cycle Windermere with new off-road routes

Wednesday 9 July

Finding a safe place to cycle in the heart of the Lake District has never been easy, with busy traffic squeezing into the narrow valleys. A new series of off-road cycle…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Ambleside:

Borrowdale · 29mi round-trip
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Wasdale, Eskdale and Duddon · 42mi round-trip
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Steam Yacht Gondola · 7mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Ambleside

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Ambleside:

To Manchester, Ramsbottom, Accrington, Rishton, Blackburn, Preston, Morecambe, Carnforth, Kendal and Windermere.

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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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Smart Turns – new on cycle.travel's route-planner

New Saturday 23 April · 2

Today cycle.travel’s route-planner gets the biggest single improvement since it launched – a new feature we call Smart Turns. cycle.travel now casts a forensic eye over every turn…

River Rhone becomes latest Euro route

Tuesday 22 March · 1

The Rhone Cycle Route, a 1,100km tour beside the river through Switzerland and France, has been anointed as the newest member of the EuroVelo route network. The designation as EuroVelo route…