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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 Cyclists photo by Ben Barden courtesy of the Cumbria Photo Libraryalong 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: Rheged, Stainton
  • Pubs: Blencow, Greystoke, Newton Reigny, Stainton
  • Shops: Greystoke, Rheged, Stainton
  • Public loos: Penrith only

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Further information

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