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Eden Valley

Bearing around Beacon Hill in low gears initially, you will enter and traverse the broad undulating valley of the River Eden to the Cyclists at Lowther photo by Dave Willis courtesy of the Cumbria Photo Libraryedge of the North Pennines. This peaceful landscape is dotted with small red sandstone villages and crystal clear becks which flow through woodlands, meadows and moorland. And there are plenty of places to keep you fed and watered

  • Start/finish: Sandgate Car Park
  • Distance: 29 miles (46km) Short cut option shown on map
  • Grade: Long-Hard, all on road
  • Refreshments: Cafes: Langwathby, Little Salkeld, Melmerby
  • Pubs: Great Salkeld, Kirkoswald, Langwathby, Lazonby, Ousby, Melmerby
  • Shops: Kirkoswald, Langwathby, Lazonby
  • Public loos: In Penrith only

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Further information

Penrith Tourist Information Centre, Middlegate, Penrith
Telephone: 01768 867466.
Email: pen.tic@eden.gov.uk