Mountain biking in the Lake District: Gamblesmire loop

By on Sep 30, 2019 in Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Featured, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, Road Travel, Speciality Travel, United Kingdom, Western Europe

Starting just outside the Lake District National Park in the centre of the market town of Kendal, this mountain bike ride enjoys a mixture of mostly quiet roads and a variety of off-road terrain.

Ridgeback

A hilly road climb to the west of Kendal (the same hill that is used for finish for the Gateshead to Kendal stage of the Tour of Britain cycle race) eventually sees you leave the road at Gamblesmire Lane and move on to a stoney track with most of the first of the two most significant climbs of this route completed.

Here you are between the limestone escarpments of Cunswick Scar and Scout Scar and the landscape opens out with some lovely views of rolling South Lakeland

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