Cycling

Miles of beautiful coast and countryside are just waiting to be explored. Find the best cycle routes and trails, no matter your ability

Cycling in the Lake District

Visiting this winter 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside sites remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

Cycling at Lanhydrock

Plan a family cycle ride 

Grab the bikes and helmets and go on a family cycling adventure. It's a great way to burn off energy and explore the countryside. Our woods and parklands are perfect for little legs (and older ones too) to pedal around.

Grandad and grandson cycling through the woods

Top tips to teach a child how to ride a bike 

Teach a child how to ride a bike in an unforgettable place. We've put together a list of top tips to get children cycling independently.

" I like cycling in the woods because you can see lots of nature and you can hear woodpeckers. I think Wimpole is one of the best places in the country for a bike ride. "
- Harry Wilson, aged 11
Visitors exploring the Yorkshire Dales by mountain bike

Try a longer bike ride 

Explore our cycle trails especially designed to suit adults looking for longer or more challenging routes and for families with older kids too. Take in Beatrix Potter landscapes, castles and dramatic coast roads.

Robin at Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire

Give back to nature 

This year, more than ever before, nature has been our source of comfort. But climate change is accelerating the decline of these green spaces. Nature gives us so much, donate today and help us protect these precious places and the wildlife that live there.

More pedal power

Find a place to visit

Discover somewhere amazing to go for your next active adventure and day out