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Join 72 1mi 29 Aug 2020
Carlisle to Dalston (40 m of ascent) 5mi 21 Jul 2019
Carlisle 04 Sheepmount to Compton 1200m 22 Jan 2019
Carlisle 01 Compton to Sheepmount 1300m 22 Jan 2019
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.

Knowledge

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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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Thanks to Swaledale Outdoor Club!

Monday 25 January

cycle.travel is enormously grateful to Swaledale Outdoor Club for a generous donation that will help to fund new features on the site this winter. We’re currently working on one of…

We’re now in Australia and New Zealand too

New 10 Jan 2020

cycle.travel’s coverage takes a further leap forward today with mapping and route-planning for Australia and New Zealand. We’re delighted to bring the world’s best bike route-planning to the Southern Hemisphere…