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Hawkshead Moor Trail
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Forest Road

Length of trail:

10.5 miles

Trail is currently open

Grizedale cycling map


Trail description

A long cycle trail taking in much of the forest on the western side of the valley and overlooking Coniston Water. Fantastic views of the heart of the Lake District, looking across Coniston to the Langdales.

Start from the Visitor Centre car park and follow the green waymarkers.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Really well signed routes. Well kept surfaces, no pot holes thankgoodness, only drawback.... On one section there was an abundance of doggy poop, it was a challenge to constantly avoid piles of it, maybe some helpful signs to owners to be more responsible.

sophie barnett, 6/Jul/2016

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What's Here?

  • Gradient (moderate)
  • Trail maps are availiable from the Visitor Centre
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SD336944

Get directions


Grizedale Visitor Centre

0300 067 4495

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.