With over 4,600 acres of parkland to explore, there's a route for every type of cyclist. If you don't have your own bike, there are a variety of bikes for hire including electric bikes, trailers and balance bikes.
This trail through the Great Langdale valley takes in varied Lake District scenery including meadows, woodland and a slate quarry. Stop off at Skelwith Bridge for refreshments before heading back up the valley.
Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.
Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops and countryside locations are open. Many houses are also open to visit. Advance booking for visits helps us keep everyone safe and socially distanced. At quieter times such as weekdays, booking shouldn't be necessary, but to guarantee entry we recommend booking in advance, especially at weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance.
We’ve come up with some of the best places for aspiring new cyclists to pedal around in the great outdoors, routes that are perfect for little legs (and longer ones too). Why not try one and see how much fun cycling can be?
What could be better than heading out as a family and exploring the countryside on two wheels? Our woods and parklands are perfect for little legs (and older ones too) to pedal around. It's no. 11 of our ‘50 things to do before you're 11¾’ - explore on wheels.