Reviews for A Lake District Grand Tour

Some nice reviews coming in. Thank you!


‘This is one hell of way to see the Lake District National Park! A great description of the grandest of Lake District tours. Get peddling!’ 

Richard Leafe, Chief Executive, Lake District National Park Authority


‘An affectionate Grand Tour of the ups and downs of cycling the Lake District’.

Lord Inglewood, President of The Friends of the Lake District.


‘A book to inspire both the armchair adventurer and the hardened cyclist. Discover the Lakes through the humorous and insightful account of Mike Carden’s Grand Tour. It’s a route accessible to cyclists of all abilities, you can dip into sections or follow the full route. Whether from your armchair at home or reading it as a companion to your journey, you will learn all kinds of interesting trivia as Carden’s keen observations and propensity for chatting to strangers brings many Lakeland tales to life.’   Hannah Reynolds, Fitness Editor, Cycling Weekly magazine