Day routes

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We have created circular rides of between 8 and 25 miles which are within the battery capacity of the majority of electric bikes and which follow the quietest roads with the most stunning views. 

You and your electric bike are just itching to ride the Pennines, but you need a bit more help to plot the route? Because, believe us, this isn't an easy task with so many options at your disposal. Luckily for you, we have come up with five routes of between 8 and 25 miles that will be within the battery capacity of most electric bikes and follow quiet roads with stunning views.

The North Pennines AONB

The North Pennines AONB

If you live in the Pennines, want to commute by bicycle but are concerned about travelling too far and would like to enjoy some leisure cycling, then we have created the ideal route(s) for you. We have put together a selection of circular rides that fit within the battery capacity of the majority of Electric Bikes and which follow quiet country roads with fantastic views.

Our electric bike Pennines Day Rides offer you the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful scenery in the Pennine Chain whilst at the same time keeping your carbon footprint to a minimum. Our rides are circular taking in some of the quietest roads in the Pennines with most stunning views. On these routes you will be able to enjoy walking and cycling in ways that fully showcase the beauty of this region and which will stay with you for years to come.



Cycle routes


Route 1: Allendale to Allen Banks
Length: 32 km/20 miles
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Route 2: Views of the East Allen
Length: 12 km/ 8 miles
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Route 3: Dryburn Moor & East Allen
Length: 33km/ 21 miles
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Route 4: Ninebanks & East Allen
Length: 35km/ 22 miles
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Route 5: Three Counties & Killhope museum
Length: 24 km/ 15 miles
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Route 6: Alston and the South Tyne Trail
Length: 32 km/ 20 miles
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Route 7: Alston, Garrigill, Nenthead
Length: 24 km/ 15 miles
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Route 8: Alston, Nenthead, Carrshield
Length: 32 km/ 20 miles
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Route 9: Blanchland and Derwent Reservoir

Length: 30 km/ 18 miles
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Route 10: Allenheads, Cowshill, Middlehope Moor
Length: 24 km/ 15 miles
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Route 11: Bowlees Visitor Centre, Middleton-in-Teesdale and Grassholme Reservoir
Length: 27.5 km/ 18 miles
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Route 12: Stanhope, St John's Chapel and Rookhope
Length: 32 km/ 20 miles
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Route 13: Bradley Burn and Hamsterley Forest
Length: 23 km/ 14.5 miles
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