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 spring 

Our gardens, parks and countryside sites are open. Cafés are takeaway only and shops, houses and other indoor areas are currently closed. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority. We strongly advise booking your visits in advance, especially over Easter when places may be very busy. Please note that in line with Welsh Government legislation, places in Wales are only open for Welsh residents. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance on 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
Cycling at Lyme Park, Cheshire

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.

Bumblebee nectaring on pink cherry blossom

Give back to nature 

More than ever before, nature has been our source of comfort during difficult times. 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.

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