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Focus: Our Ultimate Offroad Cycling Challenges

Celebrating the release of Bikepacking in the Lake District, we've decided to put together a collection of some of our best offroad cycling challenges. Whether you're Bikepacking the Lakeland 200 and marvelling at the fells or mountain biking in the Julian Alps, Cicerone have your next adventure ready to go.

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For the experienced and keen Bikepacking fans, Ed Hunton has expertly put together incredibly comprehensive and breathtaking routes. These routes take you all around the Lake District and the guide prepares you with useful lists of available accommodation, bike shops, kit lists and GPX files.

Curious about Bikepacking but don't know where to start? Check out our Introduction to Bikepacking!

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Bikepacking in the Lake District

Lakeland 200 and seven long-weekend bikepacking adventures


Guide to eight challenging bikepacking routes, of 2–5 days, including the Lakeland 200, exploring the tracks, bridleways and iconic passes and road climbs of the Lake District. Suitable for experienced MTB and gravel-bike riders, the routes can be easily accessed by public transport and are well served for accommodation and facilities.

More information

While beginners may not be ready to tackle the Lakeland 200, there are lots of resources to get you started on the right (gravel!) path. Below we have a useful article to point you in the right direction.