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Cycling tours with Saddle Skedaddle

Looking for a unique way to explore the Lake District? Why not take to two wheels? With more people than ever before enjoying the physical and mental benefits of cycling, there’s never been a better time to take this to the next level and try a multi-day cycling tour of the UK’s largest National Park. Exploring at the speed of the bike not only enables you to see more of this diverse region, it also helps take you off the beaten track, so you can savour your very own slice of peace and quiet here. 

Saddle Skedaddle have been running cycling holidays in the UK and further afield for over 25 years now. They wholeheartedly believe there’s no better way to see a destination, and to experience a place you’ll never want to forget, than by bike. With a local base in the Lake District, they also know the area like the back of their hands and their local team’s knowledge give you an unrivalled opportunity to see the best of the Lakes.

Skedaddles mission is simple, to inspire as many people as possible to travel the world by bike.  So, whether you’re new to the world of cycling, or a seasoned cycling enthusiast, there is something to suit everyone here. Looking for some two-wheeled inspiration? See Skedaddles top Lake District bike rides, your chance to enjoy a multi-day trip taking in the very best routes they can find...

Lake District Discoverer

A gentle journey exploring cultural highlights | Lakes Discoverer

One for those looking for a gentle introduction to cycling in the area! This leisure-style tour is perfect for those seeking manageable distances each day, combined with the chance to hop off the bikes and take in some of the region’s best-loved cultural sights. Highlights of the holiday include, taking in the stunning neolithic stone Circle, Castle Rigg as well as the Beatrix Potter museum. Based in the picturesque towns of Keswick and Ambleside mean you’ll have ample opportunity to enjoy some of the best-loved attractions in the Lake District. 
 

Yorkshire Dales & Lake District Tour

Your chance to conquer iconic road cycling climbs | Yorkshire Dales and Lake District

Are you a road cyclist looking to tick off some of the UK’s most legendary mountain climbs? Look no further than this thrilling tour exploring both the lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks. This is a route bursting with daily challenges and highlights include the infamous climb Buttertubs, made famous by the 2014 Tour de France. But that’s only the beginning – in the Lake District the challenges keep coming as riders take on Kirkstone Pass, Wrynose and the outrageously-steep Hardknott, all of which feature in the world-famous Fred Whitton Challenge, one of the UK's toughest cycle sportive events. To learn more, hear from the local Skedaddle expert who helped design this route

An accessible sea to sea challenge | Coast to Coast

The C2C is undeniably the UK’s most popular challenge route! Taking you all the way from the Irish Sea to the North Sea it’s become somewhat of a right of passage for cyclists in the UK. In between you’ll weave through some of the north of England’s most beautiful and unspoilt scenery, including the gorgeous Lake District ofcourse. With over 20 years' experience guiding supported C2C tours, Skedaddle have helped hundreds of people conquer this iconic route. Hear from their regular guide to learn his highlights of the journey and discover more about the fascinating history of the Coast to Coast.
 

The Lakes Epic Tour

The ultimate off-road adventure | Lakes Epic

The Lake District is one of the UK’s premier mountain bike destinations home to an incredible network of trails! This challenging itinerary has been designed especially for experienced mountain bikers looking to ride the very best the region has to offer. Highlights include tackling the notorious High Street and Garburn Pass. En route you’ll also take in Coniston, Ullswater and Grasmere. Learn more about this tour from the local Skedaddle expert who helped design the route.
 

Family Bike Skills

A fun short break for all the family | Lake District Bike Skills

This bike sills booster weekend is ideal for families new to the world of cycling, or those eager to build their kids’ confidence on the bikes! Over the course of the weekend, you’ll explore a mix of quiet country roads and cycle paths making this a great option for anyone nervous riding on busier roads. Skedaddle’s friendly, charismatic guides will not only have tips to improve everyone's cycling skills, they also know how to have a good time too. They’ll be pulling out all the stops to keep those good vibes and smiles flowing, including several pit stops for cake, coffee and ice cream!
 

Saddle Skedaddle Ullswater Electric Mountain Biking

An electric bike extravaganza for mountain bikers | Ullswater Electric Mountain Biking

Electric mountain bikes are the new modern-day marvels taking the biking world by storm! They help you cover more ground so you can get more fun out of your riding experience. If you need more convincing, just take a look at our video below to see them in action and discover more benefits of these powered bikes. Skedaddles tour in the Lake District has been specifically designed for electric mountain bikes only and promises to pack a powerful punch of thrilling off-road riding! 
 

Looking for more adventures by bike based in the Lake District? See Skedaddles full collection of cycling holidays here.

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