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Cicerone Guides: South Lakeland Cycle Rides

Walking / Outdoor GuideOut of Print

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Jennifer Richardson

120 pages, Col and b/w photos, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #109959 | ISBN: 1852842946
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This title covers 21 circular cycle rides in South Lakeland and into the Yorkshire Dales for all levels of ability. The rides are graded from modest to strenuous and range from 6 to 26 miles. This guide contains thorough maps and route descriptions as well as details of fascinating places to stop on these rides through quiet lanes and beautiful scenery. The rides cover south and north-east Cumbria, but also range into Yorkshire. As far as possible they follow quiet country lanes, so that even in the most popular tourist areas you can still feel that you are getting away from it all. Don't feel that you must have a mountain or racing bike or, for that matter, any of the latest fashionable clothes or equipment before you start. The bike that's been gathering dust in the shed will do fine, as the guide includes tips on how to make a successful day out.


Introduction Key to Maps Cycle Shops Cycle Hire Other Useful Telephone Numbers Map of Area ROUTES Easy Rides 1 Bowland Bridge and the River Winster 2 Lindal to Gleaston Water Mill 3 Dufton Fell near Appleby 4 Around Dufton 5 Staveley and Surrounding Fells 6 Brathay to Hawkshea 7 Levens to Crosthwaite Moderate Rides 8 Grizedale, Stott Park and Lakeside 9 Staveley and Surrounding Fells 10 Orton and Rutter Falls 11 Kirkby Lonsdale to Docker Park Farm 12 Coniston water and Grizdale forest 13 Barbondale to Dent via Holme Open Farm 14 Grange, Holker Hall and Cartmel Priory 15 Kendal to Kirkby Lonsdale 16 Dallam Tower to Leighton Moss Nature Reserve 17 Appleby castle to Wethrigg Pottery Challenging rides 18 Ingleton to Cowgill via Dent Head 19 High Newton to Fell Foot Country Park 20 Eskdale via Hardknott Pass 21 Crosthwaite, Underbarrow and Crook

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