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Windermere-Rydal linear 6.4 miles 6mi 14 Jul 2020
Windermere to Red Nab Linear 6 miles 6mi 14 Jul 2020
Windermere 01 to Bowness Nab 2mi 22 Jan 2019
More 4mi 3 Mar 2014

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Cycle Windermere with new off-road routes

9 Jul 2014

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 Windermere:

More · 4mi one-way
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Borrowdale · 41mi round-trip
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Haweswater · 18mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Windermere

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

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


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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 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’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…