Cycle routes and trails near Plymouth

The cycle routes near Plymouth are great for families, or for adventurers looking to challenge themselves.

Mountain biker enjoying a trail in woods

Plym Ridge Ride

The re-designed Plym Ridge Ride is now open - so get on your bike and get pedalling

Visitor enjoying the cycle trails at Lanhydrock in spring

Cycling at Lanhydrock

Whatever your experience as a cyclist, there's bound to be a trail to suit at Lanhydrock. Enjoy the ride through woodland and choose from a range of flat or hillier routes.

Kids cycling

Plymbridge Woods family cycle trail

Follow the old Great Westen Railway track on this exciting cycle trail through Plymbridge Woods.

Three little girls ride bikes as a lady walks her dog beside them

Riverside cycle trail at Saltram 

This two mile trail through woodlands and beside the Plym estuary is perfect for a family bike ride with plenty of picnic stops on route. Cycle through rolling parkland, past ancient oaks and seasonal spectacles like spring bluebells, summer flower meadows and autumn woodland colours.

Places to visit in the South West 

See the full list places we care for in the South West which are open by county.

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops and countryside locations are open. Many houses are also open to visit. Advance booking for visits helps us keep everyone safe and socially distanced. At quieter times such as weekdays, booking shouldn't be necessary, but to guarantee entry we recommend booking in advance, especially at weekends and bank holidays.