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Epic Itinerary Introduction

The Mountain Biking - Introduction

The Lake District is England’s largest national park and home to some of the most spectacular biking, not only in the UK but anywhere.

If your UK mountain biking never gets much beyond trail centres, this trip will show you a whole other world: a world of high summits with jaw-dropping views, massive, gnarly, rocky descents that last for miles yet have not one other rider on them (except the rest of your group, of course), where you come off the trail and almost directly into the garden of a local pub, serving fresh Cumbrian food and locally brewed beers to help you through the afternoon…

If this sounds appetising, then maybe it’s time for a change from UK trail centres or foreign holidays? Maybe it’s time for an epic, all-mountain adventure through the most awe-inspiring, technique challenging, physically demanding, big and beautiful trails that The Lake District, the UK, maybe even the World has to offer. This is THE trip for anyone who wants to sample UK all mountain biking at its absolute best.

Epic Lake District Mountain Bike ride

Usual daily distances:

40 - 50 km

25 - 32 miles

Lake District Epic map