Whitehaven to Penrith

Description
Starting on the West coast of Cumbria follow the C2C National Cycle route from Whitehaven to Penrith in the Lake District. This route can be completed as the first leg of the C2C crossing from Whitehaven to Sunderland/Newcastle. Highlights on this journey are Whinlatter Forest, the stunning scenery of the Lake District and the spectacular Cumbrian mountains - including Blencathra below. Particularly eye catching are the beautiful Lowes and Crummock water as well the popular and stunning Derwent Water (below). There is also a lovely off road stretch along the River Greta just after you pass through Keswick.

Whitehaven to Penrith Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map

Whitehaven to Penrith Aerial Photo View Map

   
Distance53 miles (85 km)
Difficulty****
Memory Map RouteWhitehaven to Penrith.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

GPX File

Whitehaven to Penrith.gpx (right click - 'Save As')
Elevation
Route Photos
Start of C2C route
Loweswater, Lake District
Crummock Water, Lake District
Whinlatter Pass
Derwent Water
River Greta
near Keswick
On the cycle path
near Keswick
Blencathra Mountain

Photos are copyrighted by their owners

Map (Route in Red)
Aerial Photo View of this route
Video

Photos are copyrighted by their owners

Copyright 2005-2013 GPS Cycle Routes
Disclaimer