Electrifying Cycling Experiences in the Lake District
Did you know there are 69 electric bike charging points in Cumbria? Predominantly in the Lake District National Park, these charging points are located at extremely convenient locations such as campsites and bed & breakfasts to hotels, inns and cafes.
Country Lanes in Windermere, Grizedale Mountain Bikes in Ambleside and Lake District Bikes in Ulverston all offer bike hire and electric bike hire. When travelling from the North, South or coming off the train or bus, each offer great bike hire provisions as well as all the necessary safety gear should you not have any or have decided to go cycling last minute.
A super location ideal for cycling on the other side of Lake Windermere heading towards Far Sawrey. This small village can be easily accessed with as little cycling on roads as possible too as the Windermere to Hawkshead ferry drops off perfectly. Combine it with the Windermere Lake Cruises bike boat service which runs during the summer and it opens up an even bigger area to cycle safely and off road.
Far Sawrey is quiet with the opportunity to cycle on bridleways, through forests and roads with far less traffic on than the areas of Windermere and Ambleside. Nearby Claife Heights offers something for the more adventurous of electric bike cyclists. One 9 mile route around has everything from road cycling to hilly forest tracks. The are is ideal for families with small children cycling or for those just getting into the two wheeled method getting around. Hilltop, the home of Beatrix Potter nd National Trust property is a must see destination and also has an electric bike charging point.
The Cuckoo Brow Inn in the Lake District not only has an electric bike charging point, featuring within the Electric Bike Network, but also enables cyclists to refuel themselves too. Food is served every day from noon until 9.30pm along with a range of beverages and they also offer B&B accommodation, welcoming cyclists.
With the ability to enjoy cycling at a pace that suits each individual, ability and age, electric bikes are really taking off and the Lake District is the perfect location to enjoy them.