Hodge Close Quarry
An enjoyable mountain bike ride on gravel and stony tracks with views across the Langdale Pikes and down into the depths of Hodge Close.
Distance: 3.85 miles (6.2km).
Nearest Town: Ambleside.
Start Location: Tilberthwaite Car Park.
Directions to Start (by car):
From Ambleside head out on the A593 towards Coniston. Go through Skelwith Bridge. Look out for a sign on your right to Hodge Close, but do not take this right turn; instead, take the next turn signed to Tilberthwaite. The car park is on the left.
Little Langdale, Skelwith Bridge
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VenueHodge Close Quarry
Little Langdale, Cumbria, LA22 9PA
Map reference: NY 376043 Lat: 54.43099 Long: -2.96216
From Ambleside head out on A593 toward Coniston, around 4 miles along this road you will see a small sign for Hodge close on the right, follow this small road until you emerge into Hodge close car park.
Parking : free