Cycling in the West of England
If you haven’t ridden a bike in years, or have never cycled at all – we can help you find all the resources you need to ride a bike for commuting, health, fitness and fun. Run by local councils.
Try our cycle planner
Find a route that suits you!
Borrow one of our FREE electric, hybrid or folding bikes for up to a month
Healthier, faster, more sustainable.
Better by bike.
Plan a bike ride Simply.
Find the quickest, quietest or most balanced cycle routes and leisure rides around the West of England. Helping you to discover the best way to get around. Powered by CycleStreets.
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I bike it, I like it!
Get inspired to start cycling or remind yourself about all the wonderful benefits of cycling – from your own health to the positive impact on the environment. Read more about why cycle!
There are 75 Miles of cycling Commuter Routes in Bristol.
Cycle training can significantly improve confidence, as well as safety.
Every day, cycling in Bristol takes up to 28,000 cars off the road.
BikeLife Bristol 2019
28% of Bristol residents cycle at least once a week, 23% don’t cycle but would like to
BikeLife Bristol 2019
Cycling through The Arches, Bristol.
Joe & Sarah
Cycling through Weston-super-Mare.
Cycling through Guildhall, Bath.
Cycling through Portishead.
Discover Our favourite local rides:
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Bristol to Bath Railway Path
Brean Down Way
Join us at cycling events
There are many local cycling events, find one for yourself and enjoy!
London to Paris Cycle
Join The Grand Appeal – the dedicated charity for Bristol Children’s Hospital – on the ultimate four-day cycling adventure from London to Paris this summer. …Learn more
Great Weston Ride 2023
The GWR is a fabulous 57-mile (or more!) challenge bike ride from Bristol to Weston-super-Mare that follows a spectacular route through the Mendips and across …Learn more
Events for everyone
Learn to ride, open sessions and organised events for all the family.
Take on the challenge of a longer distance ride with others.
Discover local cycling activities to meet other people who like to ride
ways to get a bike
There are so many ways to get a bike, discover one that suits you best.
Get confidence visit a cycling centre
Discover charities and organisations with a range of specially adapted bikes and training sessions aimed at a wide range of people to help get back on a bike!
Cycle training for adults
Getting back on a bike can be daunting at first, which is why we can help with on road adult cycle training and accompanied rides to give you the skills and confidence to ride a bike on busy urban and rural roads.
Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity announced as partner for Clifton and Clevedon cycle
Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity has been announced as the new charity partner for the 2023 Clifton and Clevedon Cycle, which is sponsored and supported jointly by Clifton and Clevedon BIDs.
Love to Ride gets more people riding bikes this Spring
At a time when environmental issues, wellness, and money saving are an important factor for many, there has never been a better time to ride a bike.
Temporary closure of Concorde Way in Ashley Down
A section of the Concorde Way walking and cycling route will be closing temporarily on Monday 6 March to make way for Ashley Down station to be built.
Have your say on new locations for cycle hangars
People who visit, live or work in Bath and North East Somerset are being invited to suggest places where more bike hangars should be installed to provide secure, on-street cycle parking as part of a pilot scheme.