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.
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 -
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
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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