GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Whitehaven to Penrith

53 miles (85 km)

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 OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Whitehaven to Penrith Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Start of C2C route

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Loweswater, Lake District

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Crummock Water, Lake District

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Whinlatter Pass

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Derwent Water

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River Greta
near Keswick

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On the cycle path
near Keswick

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Blencathra Mountain

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Elevation Profile


GPS Files

GPX File

Whitehaven to Penrith.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Whitehaven to Penrith.mmo (right click - 'Save As')