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.

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!

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.

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.

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.