Great places for a family bike ride

Head to one of the places we look after and explore it with your family by bicycle. While youngsters pedal away their excess energy, you’ll have the chance to enjoy some of our most beautiful landscapes. Some of our properties now hire bikes. Here's our pick of top family cycle rides for you to enjoy.

A family cycling together

Blickling, Norfolk 

Download the new multi-use trail at Blickling Estate, near Aylsham in Norfolk. The route offers a 4-mile safe off-road path through Blickling’s beautiful historic park and farmland. It's tailored for families to explore, but it's also perfect for cyclists, walkers, runners and adapted wheelchair users to enjoy.

Children cycling

Longshaw Estate, Derbyshire 

The Duke's Drive Cycling Trail is a flat, out-and-back route taking in the sights of Longshaw Estate. Suitable for families and riders of all ages. The trail starts and finishes at the tea-room so plenty of opportunities for refreshments!

Family cycles through parkland at Nostell

Nostell Priory and Parkland, Yorkshire 

Discover hidden corners of Nostell on a brand new woodland cycle trail that's easy enough for even the littlest of legs.

The south front of Nunnington Hall, North Yorkshire

Nunnington Hall, Yorkshire 

This is a long but easy scenic ride through the North York Moors National Park, Bransdale and Helmsley.

Visitors in parkland at Osterley Park, London

Osterley, London 

Enjoy a fun walk, or cycle, around the perimeter of Osterley Park. This new (2017) multi-use trail is ideal for all-weather use and takes you through woods and open land, with hard surface all the way round. Perfect for walkers, pushchairs: wheelchair users and cyclists.

Kids cycling

Plymbridge Woods, Devon 

This trail will lead you past dramatic industrial remains, including towering quarry faces, and across breathtaking viaducts.

Bembridge Windmill in early morning sun

Ryde to Bembridge Windmill, Isle of Wight 

Ride from Ryde Pier to Bembridge Windmill, following our cycling route from the fast catamaran landing terminal to the Isle of Wight’s only windmill.

Wallington Cycle Trail

Wallington, Northumberland 

Explore the wider Wallington estate on the Dragon cycle trail: pedal across Broomhouse Farm’s fields, whizz through the woods and enjoy far reaching views across Northumberland.

Wicken Fen - Cycling

Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire 

This easy 9-mile circular route on flat terrain is suitable for even the smallest of legs. Get fit while you explore one of Europe's most important wetlands.