Come and explore the highways, byways and little-known tracks of Lakeland by electric bike with an experienced Blue Badge Guide. Appreciate stunning views at a comfortable speed, chance upon unexpected delights, and savour the very best of Cumbria!
An electric bicycle takes the strain out of cycling, allowing you to enjoy the ever-changing Lakeland scenery at a pace that suits you.
Travel to places off the beaten track, uncover fascinating relics of Cumbria's heritage, seek out elusive wildlife, experience local food and traditions, and listen to chilling tales of Lakeland folklore!
An electrifying experience!
Due to popular demand, we are offering the Winster Wobble (17 miles) electric bike tour on the following dates:
Tuesday 23 April
Tuesday 4 June
Tuesday 10 Sept
An opportunity to enjoy this scenic tour deep into the heart of damson country with the chance to sample the ripened fruit.
Cost: £48 to include hire of electric bicycle, helmet and services of an experienced Blue Badge Guide.
The other Electric Cycle Circuits (Rusland Round, Kentmere Cog and the Hawkshead Hack) are available by prior arrangement, subject to a minimum booking of 4 people (maximum 8).
Rusland Round (10.5 miles)
A chance to appreciate the richness of Rusland's wooded landscapes and discover a very special nature reserve in the heart of this tranquil valley. Bring your own picnic lunch.
Kentmere Cog (10 miles)
A leisurely ride through beautiful Kentmere to discover a 14th century pele tower, an ancient site of worship, a local pottery (if open) and an organic smallholding – all set against a palette of autumn colours.
Hawkshead Hack (7 miles)
A wonderful tour through rolling countryside north of Hawkshead. Experience the Gothic splendour of Wray Castle and hear dark tales of a 17th century serial killer!
NEW FOR 2013 – The Tale of Mrs Heelis
To celebrate the centenary of Beatrix Potter’s marriage to William Heelis on 15 October, we are offering a special tour that includes visits to Wray Castle, the Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead and Hill Top, followed by refreshments at Castle Cottage, the Heelis’ marital home.
The ‘Tale of Mrs Heelis’ tour will take place on the following dates:
- Wednesday 8 May
- Wednesday 10 July
- Wednesday 21 August
- Tuesday 15 October
- Wednesday 16 October
Rates include hire of electric bicycle and helmet, services of a Blue Badge guide and any extras as detailed.
If you would like to join one of these tours, please fill in the booking form.