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Hodge Close Quarry

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.

Cycle Route: Little Langdale, Skelwith Bridge

Miles: 4


Cumbria Tourist Board


Little Langdale,
LA22 9PA


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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

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