Can you cycle the Ridgeway?

With miles of Trail, there are days and days of cycling on offer along The Ridgeway. Cycling and horse riding is a great way to explore the countryside, socialise with family and friends and boost your physical and mental wellbeing.

Are cycles allowed in Hyde Park?

Hyde Park. Not all of London’s eight royal parks permit cycling, but this 350-acre park positively encourages it. Hyde Park is not only one of the city’s most beautiful parks, it is deemed to be the most cycle-friendly park in all of central London, with several areas where pedal power is welcomed.

How long does it take to cycle the Peddars Way?

From memory, it was described as a challenging route, yet do-able in a day. 46 miles felt short compared with rides in recent years so the plan was to do Peddars plus 20 miles to Wells on the first of the 2 day trip.

Where does the Ridgeway start and finish?

The Ridgeway in England stretches 85 miles (137km) from Overton Hill near Avebury, Wiltshire, to Ivinghoe Beacon near Tring, Buckinghamshire.

Can I cycle on National Trails?

The banks of London’s river Thames offer long stretches of traffic-free cycling. Most of London’s Thames-side cycle route is on the Thames Path National Trail. This path is one of the 19 designated national trails in the UK.

Can you cycle the Cotswold Way?

Explore the spectacular Cotswolds by bicycle One of the Cotswolds greatest secrets is how good the area is for off-road cycling. The network of good tracks designated as byways and bridleways makes off-road cycling one of the best ways to discover the area.

Can you cycle round St James park?

Cycling is also possible along the North Carriage Drive and the Broad Walk, which is shared with pedestrians. This means that you can ride the entire way round the park along a designated cycle route (North Carriage Drive – Broad Walk – South Carriage Drive– West Carriage Drive).

Can you ride Boris Bikes in Hyde Park?

Yes you can but a lot of the park is pedestrian only and cyclists are not allowed. Not sure if you can get the bike at the park, believe it may be the Boris bikes as I saw a lot of them around.

Can you cycle all of Peddars Way?

Much of the Peddars Way is suitable for cycling with some of it being on quiet lanes and country roads and other sections being on unsurfaced country roads or bridleways. View an overview map of Peddars Way (PDF download) or view Peddars Way on the interactive map.

Can you cycle along Peddars Way?

The Peddars Way itself traces the route of the Roman road, running northwards from the Suffolk border along the north-west Norfolk ridge. Most of it can be cycled, due to much of the route being classified as either bridleway or unclassified county road.

Can you wild camp along The Ridgeway?

There’s no legal right to wild camp in England, although the National Trail website does say that most landowners on the Ridgeway do not tend to object to people camping on the route as long as you tidy up after yourself, no damage is done and no campfires are lit.

Is The Ridgeway easy to follow?

The Ridgeway features many long stretches through field, woodland and rights of way through farmland – mainly gentle walking along ridges and chalk valleys. The route is not without its share of short steep sections, however the majority of the route is fairly gentle and workable.