Cycling is an excellent way to get fit and have fun.

Planning where to ride

Nottinghamshire has some great areas for cycling, including some dedicated cycling facilities. A few are listed below, but you can find much more if you explore:

Clumber Park

In Clumber Park, a local National Trust property, there are more than 20 miles of cycle routes around the lake or through the woodland. Clumber park also hosts many Cycleabout events throughout the year.

Sustrans National Cycle Network

Route 6, which is part of the National Cycle Network, runs through Nottinghamshire, from Nottingham to Worksop or Derby. Route 64 goes from Bingham to Lincoln and route 15 from Bingham to Grantham.

Sherwood Pines

Sherwood Pines near Clipstone has woodland paths as well as all levels of mountain bike tracks.

Sherwood Pines is perfect for a day of outdoor adventure and in additional to cycling offers walking trails, adventure play parks, parkland and picnic areas, Go Ape and a brilliant café for refuelling. You can take your own bikes or hire them on site from the friendly team in the shop.

Other trails and parks

Local cycling clubs and groups

Search for cycling clubs in Nottinghamshire using the Nottinghamshire Sport website.

Get into cycling

The British Cycling website has some new ‘How to get into’ pages for anyone who has caught the cycling bug and wants to get more serious.

 For family riders visit lets ride

Breeze Cycle Rides for Women

Breeze cycle rides for women have a very active programme in Newark and Sherwood.

Local Breeze champions organise fun, social, local bike rides that go at a speed that suits everyone. The rides often start or finish at a cafe so everyone can have a drink and a chat. Rides usually range between 5 and 25 miles.

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