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Grade of Trail:

  • Difficult

Length of trail:

10.5 miles

Trail is currently open

Grizedale cycling map


A long cycle trail taking in much of the forest on the western side of the valley and overlooking Coniston Water. Fantastic views of the heart of the Lake District, looking across Coniston to the Langdales.

Start from the Visitor Centre car park and follow the green waymarkers.

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

Good route, plenty of up & downs. My wife & sister in law who are both occasional cyclists found it challanging but managed it OK Waymarks missing at 2 junctions

Stu, 8/Apr/2013
5 Stars 5 Stars

For a novice biker this route was pretty demanding but despite having to push up some of the hilly bits the trail was excellent, views outstanding and the sense of achievement at the finish huge.

Cariad, 15/Aug/2012

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What's Here?

  • Gradient (moderate)
  • Trail maps are availiable from the Visitor Centre
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SD336944

Get directions


Grizedale Visitor Centre

0300 067 4495

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