Tuesday 15th May 2018 10:30am

Starting from - Kendal Leisure Centre, Burton Road.
Please aim to meet outside the main entrance by 1020 so we can make a prompt departure. LA9 7HX

  • 27 miles
  • Hybrid (road tyres), Road
  • 4 hr 25 mins

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A spectacular undulating route around the Kent and Lyth valleys, taking in at least 10 beautiful Lakeland villages. In clear weather there are views across to the high Lakeland fells and the sea at Arnside. There's plenty of ascent but also plenty of places to pause and enjoy the view or have a drink. Your ride leader knows the area well and will share Lakeland trivia. There's even the possibility of a quick peek inside an 18th Century watermill.

Several pubs and cafes give us many options on coffee and lunch stops if required.

This route is defined as challenging due to the distance and height gain, but don't be put off because we manage it at a sensible pace. Almost all the route is on quiet country lanes, the only traffic being on the return into Kendal, before we take to the old Lancaster canal path back to the Leisure Centre.

Free parking, toilets and an end-of ride swim if you want it at Kendal Leisure Centre, where we're likely to return by around 1500.

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