UK Lake District – Secret Ambleside MTB Holiday

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3 Riding Days
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    Duration - 3 Riding Days
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    Suitable Bike - Mountain Bike
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Suitable Bike
Mountain Bike
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    Fitness Grade - 3
Fitness Grade
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    Skills Grade - B - C
Skills Grade
B - C
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Fully Guided


A plethora of amazing natural trails

The Flow, Secret Ambleside

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Locally brewed beers

Cumbrian food

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British Cycling & MBLA instructors

Expert local guide

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Three days of unparalleled riding

England’s largest National Park

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Fast, flowing, mid-altitude tracks

Central lakes

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UK Lake District – Secret Ambleside

Mountain Bike Holiday

The Lake District has a plethora of amazing natural trails zig zagging the varied terrain, with this weekend taking in the finest the central lakes has to offer. Forest trails, high passes and ancient rights of way make up three, superb, fully guided, days on the bikes.

If you are relatively new to riding natural terrain and want to escape the trail centres, or just want to experience the finest trails the area has to offer, then this tour is ideal for yourself.

Run from Ambleside, which is located in the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site, you will explore 3 different areas, all with their own different character and riding environment. Ambleside is also the perfect location to relax on an evening, with its large choice of restaurants and pubs serving the local food and ale.

Secret Ambleside Bronze Silver Gold


per person

  1. 3 biking days
  2. Professional UK MtB guide

Wanting to book your own accommodation in Ambleside? Then this is the package for you.
Contact us for details



per person

  1. 3 nights B&B guest house accommodation
  2. CycleActive water bottle with Veloforte energy product
  3. 3 biking days
  4. All breakfasts
  5. Professional UK MtB guide
  6. £150 deposit with the final balance due 30 days before the tour date


per person

  1. 3 nights hotel accommodation
  2. Veloforte Energy Pack - 19 items
  3. 7 x All-natural Energy Bars,
  4. 3 x Hydration Electrolyte Mixes
  5. 4 x Natural Energy Gels
  6. 3 x Soft Chews
  7. 2 x Recovery shakes
  8. CycleActive water bottles - 2 items
  9. 3 biking days
  10. All breakfasts
  11. Professional UK MtB guide
  12. £200 deposit with the final balance due 30 days before the tour date

Frequently Asked Questions

Payments & COVID19

Travel Insurance - £19.00

With extensive COVID-19 cover

This is a British mountain bike experience to top them all. Our unique routes gives you three days of unparalleled riding, high mountain adventure, thrilling singletrack and wild, rocky flowing descents in England’s largest National Park.

Tour Highlights:

  • Varied Lakeland natural trails
  • Panoramic views
  • Expert, fully qualified, local guide
  • Great bed and breakfast, guesthouse accommodation

Read the full itinerary

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Secret Ambleside Dates
2023 Trip Dates

All dates have availability (Unless stated)


20 – 23 April 2023

06 – 09 July 2023

21 – 24 September 2023



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Post Code: LA22 9AN


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Train Station:

Cycle 5 miles (25 mins)

The Lake District
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Gold Pack

Veloforte Energy Pack - 19 items


In the Pack you get 7 x all-natural Energy Bars, 3 x Real Hydration Electrolyte Mixes, 4 x Natural Energy Gels, 3 x Soft Chews & 2 x brand new & break-through Recovery shakes

CycleActive water bottles - 2 items

Secret Ambleside Options & hire bike


4 days - Thursday evening to Sunday
(3 days of riding)
Friday evening to Monday evening (bank holidays)

The biking

3 days fully guided
Professional UK cycle guide
Fitness grade 3
Skill grade B/C
Tour Group size 4 - 8


Single Room Guarantee

3 nights - £130 (Silver), £295 (Gold)
There is no supplement for solo travellers who are willing to share a twin-bedded room with the same gender.
CycleActive will confirm the tour once the second person for the shared room has booked.

Extra night at the end (Silver)

£145 Double / twin room (2 people)
£145 Single occupancy in a double / twin room

Hire Bikes

Includes - Kit bag with pump, inner tube and multi-tool

Bike rental

3 days - £165
Trek Fuel EX7
(Or similar)

Electric bike rental

Electric bike rental

3 days - £225
Trek Powerfly 5
(Or similar)

Electric bike rental

Private Groups

Bespoke dates can be added on request for group bookings

To find out more about our Secret Ambleside mountain bike holiday please read the full itinerary, or call our tour designers and chat through your questions in person.