It might not be the Tour de France, but this easy cycle ride is a perfect way for you to try out your pedal power. You'll start on a quiet road, before following a private lane to Bull Point, a rocky headland.
This 11-mile trail takes you through varied scenery of meadow, woodland, slate quarry and eventually along a riverside path from Elterwater to Skelwith Bridge. Here you can stop off for refreshments before heading back up the valley to enjoy the views.
Improve your cycling confidence in the flattest part of the English countryside! This easy 8 mile cycle route between Wicken Fen and Anglesey Abbey allows you to enjoy a section of the National Cycle Network route 11.