Rutland Water


 of Whitwell car park.

 of Edith Weston car park.

Direction to Start

Either at car parks at Whitwell (GR 924082) or Edith Weston (GR 930058). Both are paid-for car parks (pay on exit)


5km between the two car parks.

The track follows the north east corner of the lake, with a good straight, elevated section along the dam

Surface/ Designation

Smooth tarmac cycle path, suitable for classic and skate.

Some gates where route crosses tracks, and sheep may be present along unfenced sections.

Safety Details

- One semi-steep hill 200m from Whitwell if going in anti-clockwise direction.
- A popular route for cyclists of all ages.
- Route goes through a car park just north of the dam.


Toilets and refreshments at both car parks.

Details by LCCSC
Last updated 9-10-2021