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Cycling & mountain biking in the Lake District

The Lake District was made for cycling, with challenging off road mountain biking routes to gentle country lanes. Enjoy the man-made off-road trails at Grizedale & Whinlatter, or try a classic cross-country route.

Bring the family and follow one of our family friendly cycling routes, enjoy tours by electric bike or sign up for a Sky Ride.

You can hire your bike (including electric bikes) once you are here, and there are plenty of electric charge points too.

Tour of Britain

The Tour of Britain will take the world's top riders and teams from the island of Anglesey, North Wales on to London across eight stages from Sunday 4th to Sunday 11 September. Visiting England, Scotland and Wales across eight days of racing.

2016 will see Cumbria host stage two of the Tour of Britain this September, as British Cycling’s premier road cycling event comes to the county.

Monday 5th September will see Stage Two of the UK’s biggest professional cycle race depart from Carlisle and finish in Kendal, a total of 195km.

View more information on the Tour of Britain website.

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