Leisure Activities

Ravenglass StationIf you prefer to experience Cumbria at a more leisurely pace, or have a relaxing rest day off the bike saddle, there’s certainly plenty to do in the region! From trips on steam railways or Lakeland boats; visits to castles, historic houses, churches, gardens, and waterfalls; excursions to museums, art galleries, theatres, cinemas and spas.

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Whilst you are cycling along the Lakes & Dales Loop in addition to the magnificent scenery, architecture;  historic villages, towns and hamlets there are lots of specific points of interest to visit (as described in the route descriptions for each section) including:


Linking the Lakes & Dales Loop with other routes is a great way to see the county