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Cycling in Upper Wharfedale can be for all the family © National Trust

Cycling in Upper Wharfedale can be for all the family

Whether you want an energetic cycle ride to get the blood pumping, or whether you would prefer a gentle pedal on the flat, we have routes to suit your style here in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Cycling events

We run a number of cycling events, from guided cycle rides, to courses in mountain biking, to our Dales Track Attack challenge. Is it time to get the bike out?

Cycle routes

We are currently developing a range of cycling routes for you to download, get your bike out and enjoy. Here is our first cycle trail in Upper Wharfedale for you to have a go; do keep an eye on this space for new routes in the future.

Other major cycling routes in the Dales

  • National Route 10
  • Route 68 Pennine Cycleway
  • Way of the Roses

Cycle-friendly offer

A nice cup of tea

When you arrive at one of our places by bike, you're sure of a warm welcome - we can't offer you a free cuppa like some places can, but we do have some fantastic routes for you to ride.

Tour de France 2014

Road cycling in the Dales

Road cycling in the Dales

On 5 July 2014, the world’s biggest sporting event, the Tour de France, whizzed through this stunning part of the Dales and right past our campsite in Buckden. Relive the excitement here!