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!
Healthier, faster, more sustainable.
Better by bike.
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 Gloucester Road, Bristol.
Cycling through Victoria Park, Bristol.
Cycling through Portishead.
Joe & Sarah
Cycling through Weston-super-Mare.
Discover Our favourite local rides:
View it on a map, learn more and download printable PDF’s..
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!
Holiday Cycle Training – Level 2 on-road training
Life Cycle UK deliver accredited Bikeability cycle training courses to small groups of children during the summer school holidays.For Level 2 training, you must be …Learn more
Holiday Cycle Training – Level 3 Advanced training
Ideal for young people in school years 7 -11, who have already completed their Level 2 Bikeability and are regular cyclists. Level 3 is a …Learn more
Cycle September: Win prizes for riding a bike!
The campaign is a great way to engage communities, businesses and individuals in a fun challenge that will help them meet their health, wellness, and …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 City Council invests in new e-bike kit to expand cycle hire scheme
The Revos eBike Conversion Kits are designed and made in Bristol and are an affordable and very efficient way to convert existing bikes to electric. …
Gaol Ferry Bridge to close for essential repairs from 22 August
Since last week’s update, Griffiths’ scaffolding design and revised method of working has been approved by an independent inspector. This has enabled their programme of …
Operational note: Gaol Ferry Bridge restoration works update
This is a complex project which is presenting challenges from the outset. The main contractors, Griffiths, has already discovered the Bridge might not cope under …
Further enhancements to Keynsham High Street
Bath & North East Somerset Council is carrying out the works following a road safety audit (stage 3) of the scheme which found no fundamental …