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Mountain bike trails

Latest News (23/11/2015 16:01)

The Altura Trail South Loop is closed.  Repair work is continuing to improve drainage and carry out resurfacing.  The trail will be closed for approximately two months to make sure it is fully dried out but this does depend on weather conditions in the coming weeks.  Riding the trail too soon could cause more damage so we appreciate your patience.  Updates will appear here but you can continue to enjoy the Altura North Loop and the Quercus trail which are both fully open.

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 which offers bike hire, spare parts, clothing, maintenance and new bike sales. 

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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