Ullswater

  • High Street to Hell

    High Street to Hell is mountain bike route in the Eastern Lake District. It is graded as technically Hard / Difficult and is split over two days as it is just over 43 miles long. It starts from Waterhead and the first day takes you from Ambleside YHA to Patterdale YHA via High Street and contains 25.3 miles of riding and 5136ft climbing. It is a big day in the mountains that ends with a technical trail along the edge of Ullswater.


    Start by leaving the Ambleside YHA (GR377031) and turn left on the A591.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: High Street to Hell

  • Ullswater Eastern Lake District

    Ullswater mountain bike route in the Eastern Lake District is graded technically moderate and is 9 miles long.  It is a  fun mountain bike route starting at Patterdale YHA. It circles Birk, Sleet and Place Fells along the edge of Ullswater and back through Boredale. The trail by Ullswater undulates along the side of the lake with quite a few technical sections and a little bit of carrying in places. There is one significant climb out of Boredale but even this is rideable until the last short section and the carry to the top.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here:: Ullswater

  • Ullswater loop, Lake District

    This Ullswater GPS loop in the lake districts starts in Patterdale. The route is short but highly technical route taking in the Ullswater singletrack and Boredale Hause. More info on the region http://www.ibikeride.com/england/2392-ullswater-mountain-biking-in-the-lake-district