Cycle routes in East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire is the perfect place to explore on two wheels. Whether you are new to cycling and want some easy starter routes for all the family, or if you like to put the miles in and want a long, challenging itinerary to enjoy with friends, this is the place to be.


Cycling in East Yorkshire

There are over 150 miles of cycleways across the stunning Yorkshire Wolds with routes that will take you across beautiful countryside, along rugged coastline, past amazing halls and gardens, and through woodlands, all rich with local wildlife. There are lots of routes and maps to choose from for every ability, including town rides, riverside rides and a range of circular “Big Skies” day rides with amazing views and safe routes along back roads.


Yorkshire Wolds cycle route

The 146-mile Yorkshire Wolds cycle route, is a circular tour of the Wolds, taking in countryside, coastal and market town views. Enjoy the challenge of this moderate route and discover the towns and villages on the way.


Way of the Roses

If you’re passionate about cycling and find it refreshing to spends days away cycling across beautiful countryside, the Way of the Roses may be the cycling holiday for you. The 170 mile coast-to-coast cycle route takes you from Morecombe on Lancashire’s Irish Sea coast and concludes in Bridlington at East Yorkshire’s North Sea coast.


Trans Pennine trail 

The Trans Pennine trail passes through the Pennines creating a route between the North and Irish seas. Starting in Hull you can join the trail as it travels towards Hornsea along parts of an old rail line. This section of the route is traffic free and consists of a hard flat surface, with points of conservation interest along the way. Hornsea is the perfect place to refuel with fish and chips on the seafront before continuing on the trail.


So, whether you bring your own or hire one, and are a beginner or experienced rider, grab your bike, jump in the saddle and enjoy pedalling your way through some of the most amazing landscapes in the UK.

The quiet country lanes that criss-cross the rolling chalk hills on the Yorkshire Wolds are a cycling treat, leading to wonderful views, wildlife, historic places and pretty villages. Beverley is a gem of a market town. Home to thousands of seabirds, Bempton's white cliffs are the Wolds rising…

East Yorkshire Cycle Maps