Morecambe Bay’s fantasic cycle way. Have your own big adventure on two wheels!
From Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness to Glass Dock, Lancashire, the award-winning Bay Cycle Way (NCN 700) is 130km of relatively flat cycle routes around the Bay.
It is a family-friendly, long distance route, suitable for entry-level touring cyclists. And importantly it is designed so that you’ll never be far from a loo, a view or a brew!
if your staying at Fell view this section of the route is ideal for a short ride.
The route carries on towards the little village of Greenodd before crossing the Leven Estuary and on through Roudsea Woods in preparation for the climb up aptly named Bigland Hill. Catch your breath at the top before coasting downhill towards foody capital Cartmel (of sticky-toffee-pudding fame), and through to Flookburgh where the famous Morecambe Bay shrimps are available, in season – look out for signs at fishermen’s homes.
Moving back towards the coastline, the route passes through the genteel Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands before heading back inland along the quiet old road adjacent to the A590 towards Witherslack and Levens villages and the historic house and stunning topiary gardens of Levens Hall.
Arnside and Silverdale area
Meander along the marsh road through the diverse natural habitat of the country’s smallest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Arnside and Silverdale and visit the largest reed bed in Northwest England at Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve – home to otters, red deer and breeding birds such as bitterns, bearded tits and marsh harriers.