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Explore Eden by Motorbike

In partnership with MotorBike Rider magazine we have produced a series of film tours to showcase how fantastic Eden is for motorcyclists. 

Eden is easily accessible via the M6, A66, A686 and A592 and the mix of market towns, The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Ullswater are all waiting to be explored.  Eden also offers fantastic local food and events to enjoy.

Our series of film tours take the biker around picturesque Ullswater and Haweswater, over Orton Scar to Hartside - a route named as one of the World's Top Ten Most Scenic drives by the AA - and through the towns of Appleby, Brough and Kirkby Stephen

The film tours give a great flavour of Eden if you are exploring by other means of transport!

Tour 1: Ullswater to Haweswater

This tour takes you from Ullswater - one of "England's most beautiful lakes" to Haweswater.

Stage 1 - Troutbeck to Glenridding - Starting from the outskirts of Windermere and heading towards Ullswater this route takes you to Kirkstone Pass, Brotherswater, Patterdale and onto Glenridding.

Stage 2 - Around Ullswater - Starting just south of Glenridding, heading alongside the Lake and taking in the views.

Stage 3 - Ullswater to Abbott Lodge - Ullswater to Pooley Bridge, through Eamont Bridge and onto Clifton for a visit to Abbott Lodge Ice Cream Farm.

Stage 4 - Abbott Lodge to Haweswater - From Abbott Lodge and off towards Shap and to Haweswater.


Tour 2: Orton to Alston 

This tour takes you from Orton, over Hartside and onto the market town of Alston.

Stage 1 - Orton to Appleby - The route starts from Orton and over Orton Scar with its magnificent limestone pavements to Appleby.

Stage 2 - Appleby to Knock - From Appleby and towards the Pennines through some of Eden's lovely villages.

Stage 3 - Knock to Melmerby - From Knock and towards Langwathby and Melmerby heading towards Hartside pass.

Stage 4 - Melmerby to Alston - From Melmerby and over Hartside to Alston.


Tour 3: Mallerstang to Brough 

This tour takes you from Mallerstang, through Kirkby Stephen, Appleby and Brough.

Stage 1 - Mallerstang to Ravenstonedale - The route starts from Mallerstang, past Pendragon Castle taking in the stunning countryside.

Stage 2 - Ravenstonedale to Wild Rose, Ormside - From Ravenstonedale, heading back towards Kirkby Stephen and onto Great Asby.

Stage 3 - Wild Rose to Brough - From Wild Rose at Ormside, through Appleby and on towards Brough.