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To Greystoke and Back

Our shortest route has no huge hills to tackle, but the lofty northern fells are an ever-present backdrop as you ride westwards along quiet country lanes to the pretty village of Greystoke and back, with plenty of refreshment stops en-route. And if you've time, a detour up to Greystoke Moor will open up even grander vistas.

  • Start/finish: Sandgate Car Park

  • Distance: 15 miles (24km)

  • Grade: Medium - Moderate, all on-road and cycle path except stony track between Newton Rigg campus and edge of town

  • Refreshments: Cafes: Greystoke (Easter - end September), Rheged, Stainton

  • Pubs: Blencow, Greystoke, Newton Reigny, Stainton

  • Shops: Greystoke, Rheged, Stainton

  • Public loos: Penrith only

Download this cycle route and map:

Further information

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

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