Cycling routes near our glamping campsites

The UK has an extensive network of cycle routes and trails across the country, so whatever type of biking suits you - whether you want a leisurely trundle along picturesque coastal paths or a high-adrenaline adventure down mountain routes - there's something for you.

Plenty of our campsites are near cycle paths, making getting out two wheels a breeze. Picture yourself pedalling through stunning landscapes, embracing the fresh air and breathtaking views, then returning to your comfortable glamping campsite to relax!

Coniston Park Coppice, Cumbria
Two night glamping breaks from £98

Rugged, untamed and beautiful, the heart of the Lake District is a great place to explore by bike. Set beside the stunning Coniston Water, surrounded by trees and wildlife, our Coniston Park Coppice glamping site is perfect for delving into some of the most dramatic landscapes in the UK.

Whether you're after a gentle pedal or an adventurous downhill ride there are plenty of cycle routes and mountain bike trails around our site. You can match your level of expertise to the terrain, with flat or hilly and paved or muddy. Check out the nearest National Cycle Network route for more trails to follow and enjoy the stunning surroundings.

Troutbeck Head, Cumbria
Two night glamping breaks from £98

Nestled in a picturesque valley, our Troutbeck Head glamping site in Penrith is a great getaway for cyclists who want to enjoy nature. Whether you want to cover a large area, stay local to the glamping site or go on an adventure in the mountains there is something for everyone.

Route 71 of the National Cycle Network is just 1.5 miles from our site and there are many other routes to pick up within a mile, including mountain bike routes for those wanting something a little tougher.

Or pack up the bikes and travel a bit further to Grizedale Forest Park, which has a variety of forest roads and mountain bike trails to choose from. 

Southland, Isle of Wight
Two night glamping breaks from £78

Quiet country lanes and scenic off-road cycling routes make the Isle of Wight an ideal destination for a UK cycling holiday or short break. There are plenty of places that offer bike hire across the island, so you have the freedom to explore.

Locally known as the Red Squirrel Trail, this family-friendly starts to the West of Cowes and runs alongside the River Medina. The route runs through beautiful countryside through to the outskirts of Sandown.

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds
Two night glamping breaks from £118

Grab your bike and explore the postcard-worthy villages and rolling green hills of the South of England. 

Set in the picturesque Cotswolds, Moreton-in-Marsh is a beautifully landscaped site that has lots of cycle routes nearby. There are two National Cycle Network routes (route 48 and route 442) that run through Moreton-in-Marsh and are relatively peaceful, with the latter running parallel to the Cotswolds train line. Nearby Bourton-on-the-Hill has many paved roads along its routes.

Cayton Village, North Yorkshire
Two night glamping breaks from £98

Discover the beauty of North Yorkshire from the quiet and picturesque Cayton Village which is perfectly located for visiting the stunning North Yorkshire Moors. 

You can easily explore the local area by bike, even picking up the National Cycle Network route 1 from right outside the site. Whilst the route as a whole runs from Dover to the Shetland Isles, the section from Hunmanby to Whitby (32 miles) is a largely coastal route running via Scarborough. Take on the whole route if you're feeling adventurous!

Nearby Filey is another easy route from Cayton, though not recommended for children or more inexperienced cyclists, as the cycle paths run quite close to main roads.

Daleacres, Kent
Two night glamping breaks from £118

Known as the Garden of England, Kent offers the perfect opportunity to embrace rural and coastal paths. Our Daleacres glamping site sits near to the grassy flats of Romney Marsh, the well-trodden tracks weave through the countryside for miles and are suitable for cyclists of all abilities! 

Bike hire is available on-site, making it easy to explore the circular route that passes the Royal Military Canal. If you want something longer in distance, then riders can access the National Cycle Network route 2 Dover to Newhaven which passes right by the site. 

Brighton, East Sussex
Two night glamping breaks from £138

Brighton will give you a traditional British seaside holiday just 2 miles from the lively and diverse city centre, as well as easy routes into the South Downs and Sussex countryside.

The lovely, flat promenade of Brighton seafront is just perfect for a family ride, where you can coast along admiring the fabulous beaches of Brighton through to Worthing on one side and the South Downs in the horizon on the other. Follow the National Cycle Network's South Coast Promenades route. 

Brighton even has a bike share scheme if you don't have your own bike. See Brighton's bike share scheme for more information.

Abbey Wood, London
Two night glamping breaks from £158

London is the perfect city to explore on two-wheels, you can cycle past historical landmarks or through iconic streets. With an ever-growing network of cycling routes, cycling in London offers a unique perspective, whether you're an avid cyclist or leisurely rider.

If you're after more greenery than the surrounding areas of both Greenwich and Bexley have some superb parks which are ideal for cycling through. The Thames Path is a high-quality, traffic-free route for most of the length of the Thames throughout Greenwich and is part of the National Cycle Network route 1

Staying safe on your bike

Plan ahead: Check out the route you intend to take in advance. Make sure your it's suitable for the cycling ability and experience of you and your group.

Be prepared: Think about the weather and what this will mean for your route and remember to pack warm waterproof clothing!

Pack emergency essentials: If you're route is remote then ensure you take appropriate supplies; energy food, a lamp, map and compass.

Consider surface conditions: Take special care when cycling downhill. Match your speed to the road surface and your cycling skills and experience.

Bike maintenance: Ensure your bicycle is properly maintained and in a safe condition. Carry a tool kit and puncture repair facilities.

Be mindful: Respect other people, cyclists and animals on the paths.

Take your time and enjoy all the sights!

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