The Cat and Fiddle: A537 Buxton to Mansfield
This 11 km stretch of road winds through the stunning surroundings of the Peak District and is a must for motorcycling enthusiasts. While it's not one of the fastest roads to take your motorcycle on, with a speed limit of 50mph, it is one of the most spectacular and enjoyable.
High up above the surrounding countryside, the ride provides fantastic views across the beautiful Peak District and is a very popular route with motorcyclists across the UK. Keep an eye out for a few sharp corners, and possibly a few sheep too, and you’ll be experiencing one of the best routes the UK has to offer. Hardknott Pass, Lake District As one of the most challenging, and most rewarding, motorcycle routes in the UK, Hardknott Pass is perfect for experienced riders who are looking to push themselves.
The route boasts a daunting 1 in 3 gradient, making it the joint steepest road in the whole of Great Britain peaking at 1,291 foot. If you want to wind your way through the Lake District on a single-track road, the Hardknott Pass could provide you with the perfect escape you are looking for. Winding through the Lake District past Eskdale and the Duddon Valley, this route also offer bikers the opportunity to take the Wrynose Pass to Ambleside.