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 Claife from Hawkshead Map

Claife from Hawkshead Map

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Claife Heights, an area of low fells lying west of Windermere, is an excellent venue for those new to mountain biking. Its tree-covered slopes are bisected by bridleways and tracks that are at no point difficult, but do provide great sport with climbs, short fast descents, fords, and a profusion of muddy pools. The minor road down the west side of Esthwaite Water provides a handy and pleasant access route to Claife Heights.

Cycle Route: Hawkshead - Lake Windermere - Near Sawrey - Hawkshead

Duration: 2 - 3 hours

Miles: 14

Detailed route information
Time/Effort 2 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Technicality 3 out of 5
OS map OS Landranger 90, OS Explorer 7



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Map reference: SD 352981  Lat: 54.37499 Long: -2.99903