Cycling in Plymouth

Cycling can be an exhilarating sport at the best of times but, cycling somewhere that has an unbelievable scenic view and has the roads that your bike can just glide along, really makes it a journey worthwhile.

Don’t have a bike?

If you don’t have a bike or don’t have yours with you, why not hire one for the day? There are so many places in and around Plymouth that offer great deals for hiring out a bike! Plymouth Bike Hire offer great deals all year around and also help you with advice on what routes to take by what kind of scenery you’re looking for!

Plymouth Bike Hire will also help you determine your route by finding out what kind of level you’re at. If you’re with small children then a route that is uphill, through water or over mountains isn’t something you want to get stuck doing!

Looking for a family cycle route?

Plymbridge Woods is a great place to cycle if you are doing the route with your family! The Plymbridge Woods route is easy for children as it offers smooth routes and scenic views for all to enjoy!

The Plymbridge Woods route offers a gorgeous cycle ride which follows the old Great Western Railway! Starting from the very edge of Plymouth, you start off with stunning woodlands, over intriguing viaducts, towering quarries and end up out in the beautiful, breath taking open countryside. This route is just wonderful, yourself and the kids will love it!

If you’re struggling to find the right route for you, have a look on a website called ‘Map my Ride’. The website tells you every route in Plymouth and how hard it is, how many miles it will take you to complete it and the elevation.

Whatever route you decide to take, Plymouth offers stunning scenic views for everyone to enjoy and offers places to go and have a break or something to eat. It really is one of the best places to cycle.