cycling in the UK

The UK has a variety of destinations that are perfect for cycling. From cycling along the coast of Cornwall to cycling through the quaint villages of the Cotswolds, here is a list of the top five destinations to go cycling in the UK.

Explore the coast of Cornwall

Cornwall has some excellent cycle paths, plus there’s no better way to take in all of the wonderful coastal views than by bike. Explore Land’s End or discover the iconic St Michael’s Mount and end the day perfectly with a tasty cream tea or Cornish Pasty!

Enjoy The Cotswolds

Cycle through the quaint and quirky villages of The Cotswolds and explore the rolling countryside that surrounds the area. The Cotswold Way is popular with cyclists and there are many landmarks to be seen throughout the journey including Broadway Tower, The Model Village in Bourton-on-the-Water as well as other must-see museums.

Witness the beauty of The Lake District

Muncaster_CastleCycling in The Lake District is a stunning experience, although not for the faint hearted as many cyclists will witness steep inclines and downhill paths. Enjoy pleasant cycle rides through the remains of a Roman Fort and the stately home, gardens and owl centre of Muncaster Castle.

Roam around Bath

Take a ride through Bath on your bike and explore all the city has to offer including its shopping experiences and historic architecture including the original Roman Baths.

Discover history in Stratford-upon-Avon

Discover the birthplace of Shakespeare by bike and enjoy the stunning countryside surrounding Stratford.

There are so many fantastic UK destinations to go cycling, let us know your favourite in the comments below.


About the Author: Compass Holidays specialise in walking and cycling holidays in the UK and Europe. Based in the Cotswold and founded over 25 years ago, their vast expertise means they know how to plan holidays that highlight the best the countryside has to offer.