Whinlatter Bikes set in the heart of the Lake District


You can find us right in the heart of the English Lake district. We are surrounded by some of Englands most awesome cycling terrain. From beginner to expert, road to off road we have it all just a few minutes away.


Over the past ten years we have gained the reputation as the norths number one bicycle rental store, with over thirty bikes in our fleet and both road and mountain bikes to choose from.
We have a full fleet of Mountain E-bikes for your enjoyment and have been instrumental in the development and sudden boom in E-bike sales in this area. We have recently produced a list of trail maps Which we are more than happy to give to you as we send you on one of our new self guided tours.


The shop has a Full service and repair facility, with in store Cytec certified mechanics. We do complete bike builds and custom wheel builds. Whinlatter bikes are leading the way with tubeless tyre technology for both Mountain and Road bikes. We have a fine selection of bikes to suit all ages and abilities. The shop also features a full line of technical and street clothing. We carry accessories from all the major suppliers including Energy supplements to fuel your time on the bike. From fashion to function we truly are a one stop shop.


Our Staff have extensive knowledge and many years of international experience. We also ride the same local roads and trails you ride. Here at Whinlatter Bikes the staff are all willing to share all their local road and trail information. Stop in for a chat we will put the kettle on for you!
The Whinlatter Altura Mountain Bike Trail is an exciting development within Whinlatter Forest Park. The 19 kilometre bike trial is the longest purpose built trail in the Lake District . All can be found just three miles from our front door.


Funding is now in place to repair the old railway line between Keswick and Threlkeld We expect work to begin this year. Our alternative roots have now become as popular and we now provide trail maps for you to enjoy the lesser known but equally enjoyable trips.