Cycling from Brockhole on Windermere

Cycling from Brockhole on Windermere

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Bring your bike to Brockhole to some 2 wheeled fun this summer.

Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre has some great ways to enjoy cycling this summer.

Get there on the Red Cruise from Bowness or Green Cruise from Ambleside or Wray Castle with your bike for just £1 extra per bicycle (when space allows). Even better, why not use our dedicated Bike Boat offering cyclists easy access from Bark Barn on the quiet western shore of Windermere.

Bike Boat

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The original and best way to enjoy cycling around Windermere.

Our dedicated Bike Boat service allows cyclist to access the quiet western shore of Windermere and explore trails, circular routes and access the national cycle network. The service runs from Brockhole to Bark Barn every weekend up to 17 July then daily during the peak Summer period from 23 July to 4 September.

Bike hire from Brockhole (with FREE Bike Boat)

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No bike? No problem!

Simply hire a bike from Brockhole for from 2 hours to a full day and get free access to our Bike Boat service.

Join a led ride

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Discover the best cycle routes around Windermere with the help of an experienced local guide.

There are regular led rides for any ability departing from Brockhole this summer, and some are even free.

Discover the history of the bicycle at nearby Lakeland Motor Museum

Vintage bicycle collection at Lakeland Motor Museum

Explore the weird and wonderful vintage bikes on display at nearby Lakeland Motor Museum at the southern tip on Windermere.

Their collection of over 100 bikes spans over a century and includes penny farthings, 5 wheeled bikes and modern classics.

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