The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk Cottage Holidays, Aldeburgh
Suffolk Cottage Holidays, Aldeburgh
The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
Felixstowe Leisure Centre
Felixstowe Leisure Centre
Click here to receive
our monthly what's on
& special offers enews
Visit Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley
Visit Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley
Go Ape, Thetford
Go Ape, Thetford
The Amber Shop, Southwold
The Amber Shop, Southwold
High House Farm, Woodbridge
High House Farm, Woodbridge
The Ship Inn, Blaxhall
The Ship Inn, Blaxhall
Best of Suffolk - Self Catering Accommodation
Best of Suffolk - Self Catering Accommodation
The Cock Inn, Polstead
The Cock Inn, Polstead
The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
Classic Festivals Suffolk
Classic Festivals Suffolk
The Bildeston Crown, Bildeston
The Bildeston Crown, Bildeston
Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham
Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham
Broadland Sands Holiday Park, Lowestoft
Broadland Sands Holiday Park, Lowestoft
High Lodge Holiday Resort, Saxmundham
High Lodge Holiday Resort, Saxmundham
Suffolk Tourist Guide
Polstead Camping and Caravan Site
Polstead Camping and Caravan Site
The Great House, Lavenham
The Great House, Lavenham
Cottages4you, Suffolk
Cottages4you, Suffolk
Short Courses at Assington Mill, Sudbury
Short Courses at Assington Mill, Sudbury
Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich
Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich
Stonham Barns Leisure  &  Retail Village
Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village
The Anchor, Walberswick
The Anchor, Walberswick
Hintlesham Hall, Ipswich
Hintlesham Hall, Ipswich
Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa
Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa
Pakefield Caravan Park
Pakefield Caravan Park
RSPB Suffolk
RSPB Suffolk
Fox and Goose, Fressingfield
Fox and Goose, Fressingfield
Aldeburgh Bay Holidays, Self Catering
Aldeburgh Bay Holidays, Self Catering
Swilland Mill Luxury Self Catering, Woodbridge
Swilland Mill Luxury Self Catering, Woodbridge
Fornham Organic Shop  &  Cafe, Bury St Edmunds
Fornham Organic Shop & Cafe, Bury St Edmunds
The Westleton Crown, Westleton
The Westleton Crown, Westleton
Suffolk Coastal Cottages, Southwold
Suffolk Coastal Cottages, Southwold
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

Cycling in Suffolk

Suffolk is not as flat as legend would have you believe - particularly when you're on a bike! However, cycling in Suffolk is relaxing – there are few inclines and a massive stretch of ever-changing scenery to fill the eyes.

Cycling in Suffolk


As cyclists can take advantage of tracks where cars cannot go, you can extend your experience of the subtle Suffolk countryside considerably by cycling. And of course, it is an easy and excellent form of exercise.

As with walking, local people who know the best routes like the back of their hands have been generous in sharing their insider information with visitors.

You can find out about a large number of easy, interesting, or challenging routes for cycling in Suffolk, depending on your taste for exercise.

A great many cycling routes in Suffolk can be found here -

http://www.cycle-route.com/routes/Suffolk-Routes-103.html

Suffolk Cycle Hire

Bike Hire from Suffolk Cycle Hire, based in Rendlesham.
Discover everything Suffolk has to offer the best way, by bicycle. Local delivery and collection service available to your home, camp site or starting point. Free parking onsite.
For more information, booking and prices see: Suffolk Cycle Hire

Family cycling can be dovetailed with a local railway trip. So important and popular is cycling in Suffolk that the scenic East Suffolk Line and others have bike facilities on many of their trains. If you don’t fancy working out routes for yourself, family-oriented tours can be found which will transport of all of the family luggage to your next cosy sleeping point! Indeed, tours are open for couples and individuals too.

Walking in Suffolk

Walking in Suffolk

Suffok is a beautiful county with lots to see and do, and what better way to get a sense of the place than walking through the open countryside and picturesque villages? Please click on the link above for more information.


Cyclists in Suffolk


If you don’t fancy lashing your bikes to the car for the journey, don’t worry -Suffolk is blessed with many shops providing cycle-hire, cycle accessories, cycle helmets – the lot – plus cycle repair, and cycle sales.

Camping in Suffolk

Camping in Suffolk

Campsites in Suffolk are some of the finest in the country due to the county's coastline and pretty country locations - and provide the perfect accommodation option for your Cycling holiday! Please click on the link above for full details.


Occasional cyclists and families should plan on doing 8-10mph on road, and 5 mph on non-Tarmac roads.

Hoping this tempts you to get on your bike!



Below is a link to Sustrans, the UK's leading sustainable transport charity, who are kindly providing free cycle maps for Suffolk. Tel 0845 113 0065 or visit Sustans.

What is your favourite cycling ruote in Suffolk? Please send all reviews and comments to suffolkguides.admin@suffolktouristguide.com.

You may also be interested in reading the following - -

Kiddiwalks in Suffolk

Suffolk Villages and Towns

RSPB Suffolk

Walks into History: Norfolk & Suffolk

Horse Riding in Suffolk

Drive and Stroll in Suffolk

Fishing in Suffolk

Pocket Pub Walks in Suffolk
About the author - Sarah Quinlan is the owner of the Suffolk Guides. You can follow her on Twitter @SarahinSuffolk or Google+
Suffolk Tourist Guide