Sky Ride Local Free Guided Bike Ride at Cartmel Race Course
British Cycling, Sky and the GoLakes Travel programme have teamed up to bring a series of free guided bike rides to the South & Central Lakes. Sky Ride Local bike rides are perfect for all ages, from beginners to experienced cyclists, and are a great way of exploring the iconic scenery of the Lake District.
Racecourse car park pay on entry. Bike hire - 015395 36340 before 12noon on Friday 17 May.
Join us on Sunday the 19th of May for the first ride of the series. If you're fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, this steady ride is ideal. At a comfortable pace, and with some modest hills along the way, the ride takes place on mainly quiet roads with plenty of sights along the way.
You can book your place from the 8th of May at www.goskyride.com
Start point: Cartmel Village Car Park & Information Point
Start Time: 2:00pm
Ride Length: Approx. 13 miles
Ride Grade: Steady
Bike Hire: Available from the Cartmel Information Point
Suitable for fairly confident cyclists
approx 2-3 hours
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VenueCartmel Race Course
Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6QF
Map reference: SD 383785 Lat: 54.19851 Long: -2.94725
The village of Cartmel lies just 20 minutes from M6 and 4 miles from southern tip of lake Windermere. From M6 jct 36 join A591 and pick up A590 towards Barrow-in-Furness, on race days there will be extra signage for Cartmel races. On race days a shuttle service will operate from 11.00 to 16.00 between Cark and Cartmel. For further information on this service please ring 0870 6082608.
Parking : free
Nearest station : 2 miles (3.2 kms) from Cark station