Kendal Mountain Festival and Lakes Gravel Gang planned a gravel ride.
October 19, 2021
Join Lakes Gravel Gang on their Castles and ride social gravel ride at the Kendal Mountain Festival by signing up here: eventbrite.co.uk/e/lakes-gravel-gang-komoot-community-ride-tickets-178848730367
Lakes Gravel Gang (LGG) are a community based in the Lake District, Cumbria with a focus on building friendships… read more
Kendal Mountain Festival planned a hike.
October 4, 2021
This is a quick loop around historic Kendal Castle, paying a fleeting visit to Kendal's impressive Parish Church en route. It's an ideal amble for catching a breath of fresh air between talks at the festival.
From Basecamp Village, head straight for Kendal Parish Church. It's five aisles and large windows… read more
October 5, 2021
Kendal Mountain Festival planned a road ride.
September 15, 2021
This 37-mile (60-km) loop takes you to the south from Kendal, touching on the south-eastern fringes of the Lake District National Park through the Lyth Valley before heading down to enjoy Silverdale and Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Your legs will get a speedy warm up as you head west out… read more
September 16, 2021
Kendal Mountain Festival and Cold Dark North planned a road ride.
Prepare yourself for some breath-taking scenery on this lap of the Howgill Fells to the east of Kendal. Famously described by Alfred Wainwright – the legendary Lakeland guidebook writer, illustrator and former Kendal inhabitant – as a herd of sleeping elephants; the velvety, green curves of the Howgills… read more
Enjoy views of Morecambe Bay and the south-eastern Lake District with this figure of eight loop from Kendal. There are a few tasty climbs on this one: Tow Top and Brigsteer Brow.
There’s an easy start as you head south through Natland and cross the River Kent to Levens. A great stretch of tarmac follows… read more
A more challenging road cycling route with some classic Lakeland climbs thrown in for good measure, this lap of Helvellyn and Windemere is a real corker for experienced riders.
You head out of Kendal to the north to start this loop, passing through Staveley – where there’s a great little bakery for that… read more
Kendal Mountain Festival planned a bike ride.
Fancy an easy-going pedal with a sweet treat in the middle? This short spin along the River Kent out of Kendal and along the road to nearby Staveley is a very chilled out-and-back ride, taking in sections of cycle path out of town.
After riding past the old stone bridges crossing the River Kent and joining… read more
Kendal Mountain Festival planned a gravel ride.