Are you a keen cyclist❓The beautiful surroundings in the designated Arnside & Silverdale National Landscape and beyond provide the perfect backdrop for cycling. So, whether you’re a beginner or a dedicated enthusiast, here are 3 cycle routes that you can take straight from our holiday accommodation.

1. Carnforth and Arnside loop

Experience the thrill of the Carnforth and Arnside loop, an exhilarating bike ride designed for the seasoned cyclist seeking a challenge. This route promises a memorable adventure for those who dare to conquer it.

Embark on a journey through breathtaking landscapes, where rugged terrain meets sweeping panoramas. Traverse winding paths that test your technical skills and stamina, offering a true test of expertise. With its varied elevation and demanding sections, this loop demands precision and control, making it ideal for cyclists who relish the adrenaline rush of a demanding ride.

As you pedal through this expert-level route, you’ll encounter stunning vistas that reward your efforts. From the tranquil shores of Arnside to the picturesque countryside of Carnforth, every turn unveils a new spectacle, ensuring that each moment is as awe-inspiring as the last.

Just to note, this route includes an area in which you will have to dismount and push your bike.

2. Trowbarrow Quarry – Leighton Moss Nature Reserve loop

The Trowbarrow Quarry – Leighton Moss Nature Reserve loop is a captivating intermediate bike ride that promises a delightful blend of natural beauty and outdoor adventure. Perfectly suited for riders of varying skill levels, this route offers a harmonious mix of smooth paved surfaces and gentle terrain, ensuring a pleasurable journey for all who embark upon it.

This loop invites cyclists to immerse themselves in the tranquil splendour of the Lancashire countryside. One of the highlights of this ride is the opportunity to explore Trowbarrow Quarry, a historic site steeped in geological wonders and industrial heritage. Marvel at the towering limestone cliffs and crystal-clear waters, remnants of a bygone era that now serve as a haven for wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

As you continue your journey, you’ll find yourself enveloped by the tranquil ambiance of Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, a sanctuary for an abundance of bird species and other wildlife. With its accessibility and scenic charm, this route is the perfect choice for families and friends.

Whether you’re seeking a leisurely ride through idyllic landscapes or an opportunity to connect with nature and loved ones, this route offers an unforgettable experience that will leave you craving more.

3. Views to the bay – Morecambe Bay views loop

Experience the enchanting beauty of the Morecambe Bay Views Loop, a leisurely cycle route that promises panoramic views and tranquil moments along the stunning coastline. This easy-going journey is suitable for cyclists of all levels, offering mostly well-paved surfaces that ensure a smooth and enjoyable ride for everyone.

Pedal along the gentle pathways that wind their way along the coastline, offering glimpses of the expansive Morecambe Bay shimmering in the sunlight.One of the highlights of this route is the unparalleled opportunity to witness the beauty of Morecambe Bay in all its glory. Immerse yourself in the panorama  of Morecambe Bay stretching out before you, its waters glistening under the sky.

Whether you’re seeking a peaceful solo ride or a memorable outing with friends and family, this route offers an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle. With its easy accessibility and captivating scenery, this loop is the perfect choice for cyclists looking to unwind and reconnect with nature. So, grab your bike, breathe in the salty sea air, and embark on a cycling adventure that promises moments of serenity and wonder at every turn.

At Brackenthwaite, we love to do that little bit more, so we’ve partnered with local company Ease E Ride for electric bike hire, which means hills don’t need to put you off getting out on a bike during your stay with us! You can book yours in advance of your visit and have them delivered right to your door here at Brackenthwaite❗️ Or bring your own; we have a secure bike lock up for you to use, free of charge!

So, what are you waiting for? Spring is here and Summer is on the way. Book your stay at Brackenthwaite today or get in touch to find out more. 😃

015395 63276


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