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Carlisle to Dalston (40 m of ascent) 5mi Sun 21 Jul
Carlisle 04 Sheepmount to Compton 1200m Tue 22 Jan
Carlisle 01 Compton to Sheepmount 1300m Tue 22 Jan
C2C4c-StationToCarPark 500m 9 Oct 2018
C2C0b-HotelToStation 400m 9 Oct 2018
C2C0a-CarParkToHotel 800m 9 Oct 2018
2018 - Day 1 - Carlisle to Helens Wetheral 5.4 miles 5mi 17 May 2018
carlisle railway to helens 5mi 16 May 2018
To Carlisle 3mi 13 Apr 2017

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Carlisle viaduct could become cycleway

1 Sep 2014

A long-disused railway viaduct in Carlisle could finally be opened up for cycling and walking access – thanks to, of all people, the Highways Agency. The Government body, which runs…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Watermill Cafe · 31mi round-trip
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Geltsdale · 15mi one-way
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Campfield Marsh · 14mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Carlisle

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

To Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport, Hexham, Prudhoe and Newcastle upon Tyne.

To Newcastle upon Tyne, Ponteland and Cockermouth.

To Sunderland, Washington, Stanley, Annfield Plain, Consett, Penrith, Annan, Dumfries, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbright, Newton Stewart, Maybole, Ayr, Irvine, Kilwinning, Glasgow, Dumbarton, Alexandria, Callander, Aberfeldy, Pitlochry, Kingussie and Inverness.

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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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Stick to tarmac with our new routing option

New Monday 25 February

Since launching cycle.travel in 2013, we’re delighted to have become the route-planner of choice for thousands of bike tourers, recreational riders and city commuters. But our number one requested feature…

cycle.travel expands to Scandinavia and Eastern Europe

19 Nov 2018 · 2

You can now use cycle.travel to plan a route anywhere in Europe – from the Adriatic to the Baltic and beyond. We’ve expanded our map and route-planner to include Eastern Europe…