Welcome to Mountain Bike Cumbria!

There are many thousands of reasons to come and ride your mountain bike on Cumbria's sweet trails, even if you already live here! Here I have placed photography of my travels, some of them might not be from Cumbria or even closer to home in the Lake District, but there is more information and trails to be found around. Delve in, discover more and take notes! Then ride!

Well as of April 2022 I've finally got around to start rebuilding Mountain Bike Cumbria. The content is very old so there's likely things that have changed. I am going to go though the content soon as it's now in a very easy format to edit :)

Ullswater Loop, Ullswater.

Buttermere & Crummock Water, Keswick.
Dodd & Latrigg, Keswick.
Ennerdale Forest, Ennerdale Forest (nr Buttermere).
Skiddaw Down Hill, Keswick.
Black Crag, Knipe Fold, Skelwith Bridge.
Circuit of Loughrigg, Elterwater, Hodge Close & Ironkeld, Ambleside.
Claife Heights, Hawkshead.
Crook, Underbarrow & Winster, Sun Inn, Crook.
Esthwaite, Esthwaite nr. Grizedale, Near Sawrey and Far Sawrey.
Garburn Pass, Garburn Pass.
Grizedale (15km), Satterthwaite.
Grizedale - The North Face Trail, Satterthwaite.
High Newton Circuit, The Crown Inn, High Newton.
Jenkin Crag, Ambleside to Town End.
Kentmere Anticlockwise Loop, Staveley.
The Kentmere Loop, Staveley.
Lambrigg Fell, Roan Edge Quarry on A 684 near Jct 37 of the M6.
Langdale Loop, Ambleside.
Loughrigg Fell, Ambleside.
Walna Scar, Tover, nr Coniston.
Whinfell, Borrowdale and Bretherdale, Kendal.
Windermere Lake, Windermere.
Brant Fell, Sedbergh.
C2C, Whitehaven to Sunderland.
Keswick Dismantled Railway, Keswick.
Sadgill Epic, Sadgill, nr Kendal.
Loughrigg Circuit, Ambleside.
Kendal via Natland to Sedgwick, down to Hincaster and over to Summerlands and back via the Helm, Kendal.
Otter Bank to the top of Whinfell Common, up the Borrowdale valley to the Shap road, down to Garnett Bridge and back, Otter Bank, Kendal.
Gamblesmire Lane, around Bell Hill, through Underbarrow, over to Brigsteer and back, Kendal.

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Car Safety
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The Country Code & Off Road Code
From a gentle stroll or relaxing picnic to a long-distance walk or hea...

Tourist Information Centres
Note: The listing on this page might be inaccurate as it has not been ...

The National Trust - Low Wray: FAQs
Where are some good mountain bike routes? Low Wray is an excellen...

Lake District Mountain Biking - Guide Book - £15.95 including P&P
The latest in the best-selling VG guidebook series, Lake District Moun...

Camping in the UK - England
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Get on your bike marra!
Cycling through the park, the wind rushing over me and my legs working...

Cycling from the Guardian
Since I (Ros Taylor) last wrote about cycling a year ago, there has be...

Mapping of Cumbria
If you are going to go out riding in the vast wilderness of Cumbria, y...

Mountain Biking up and over Garburn Pass
Garburn Pass is one of the well known climbs in the Kentmere area. It ...

Crumpler Bags
If your going out on an adventure with your camera you will need a goo...

Mountain Biking around the Kendal Area
Kendal is the largest town in South Lakeland, just outside of the Lake...

Mountain Biking around Staveley and Kentmere Area
Staveley is the entrance to the mecca of mountain biking in the Lake D...

GMBC 2008 Highlights
I wasn't photographing officially this time around, but decided to get...

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