Mountain Biking

Whinlatter is home to the longest purpose-built mountain bike trails in the Lake District.

At the trail head there is a purpose built cycle shop run by Cyclewise of Penrith which offers bike hire, spare parts, clothing, maintenance and new bike sales. Click here for more information.


Altura Trail
  • Hard
The Altura Trail puts the mountain back into biking and has been built for experienced riders with good off road skills and a higher level of fitness and stamina.
Quercus Trail
  • Moderate
This fantastic blue grade route is 7.5km long with a shorter 3.5 km option

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OS Grid ref: NY209245

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