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Cycling on the Yorkshire Coast

We love our cycling here in Yorkshire! We even have our own equivalent of the Tour de France - the Tour de Yorkshire. Imagine cycling along a rugged coastline, inhaling the fresh sea air whilst taking in some of the UK's finest views, or biking through thrilling forests, along challenging country lanes and on high open moorland surrounded by rolling fields...it's all possible in North Yorkshire.

Here at DiscoverYorkshire Coast – the official Tourism Bureau, we make life easier for those of you who love to cycle and for cycling first timers. We have everything you need in one place, ensuring you get the best accommodation, cycle hire, cycle routes and general cycling information on the Yorkshire Coast and North York Moors.

Our dedicated team, with expert local knowledge, are here to help 7 days a week - whether you want to book accommodation or just need some hints and tips about where to go and what to do. We can plan your entire trip so all you have to do is sit back, relax and wait for your cycling adventure to begin!

Call us on 01723 383636 – we’ll be happy to help!

Oliver's Mount

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2YW

A large wooded hill rising to 500 feet above sea level and from which you can obtain a breathtaking view of Scarborough. It has an impressive War Memorial, the column rising to 75½ feet, and there is also an attractive picnic area.

Trailways

Trailways

The Old Railway Station, Station Road, Hawsker, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4LB

Easy, traffic-free and safe cycling on the adjacent coastal trail is available to hirers starting from the centre. The scenic trail runs along the route of the 20 mile, old Whitby to Scarborough railway line.

Moor to Sea Cycle Route

Moor to Sea Cycle Route

Scarborough Railway Station, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1TN

The 'Moor to Sea Cycle Network' connects Scarborough, Whitby, Dalby Forest, Pickering and Great Ayton in a stunning series of moorland, forest and coastal loops.

Esk Valley West and Westerdale Cycle Route

Esk Valley West and Westerdale Route

The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, YO21 2NB

The western road circuit out of The Moors Centre follows minor valley and moorland roads, and combines a run along the upper Esk Valley with a sweeping ride across the high moorland above Commondale and Westerdale.

Northern Ride

Northern Ride

19 Saville Street, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LL

Northern Ride are the only, North Yorkshire stockist of Olympia, Scapin and Focus bikes; they believe in providing a quality service and these brands will help them achieve that.

Spaunton Manor Circuit Cycle Route

Spaunton Manor Circuit Cycle Route

Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton Le Hole, York, YO62 6UA

Skirt the encroaching moors on a short road ride that takes you across the ancient lands of Spaunton Manor, encompassing the villages of Hutton le Hole, Lastingham, Spaunton and Appleton le Moors.

Goodmanham

Big Skies Bike Ride: South Dalton & Lund

Market Weighton, The Yorkshire Wolds, East Yorkshire, YO43 3AS

Big Bear Bikes

Big Bear Bikes

Southgate, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8BL

Big Bear Bikes is a cycle shop and cycle hire guiding and training centre on Dalby Forest' s doorstep in Pickering. We have a large fleet of hire bikes and we service and repair all makes of bikes.

Bransdale Loop Cycle Route

Bransdale Loop Cycle Route

Kirkbymoorside, York, YO62 6AY

The ‘lost dale’ of Bransdale – north of Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley – is a gem, smaller and more remote than the dales on either side, only accessible on a single road that loops around the flanking moors via the dalehead at Cockayne.

Over the River Rye Cycle Route

Over the River Rye Cycle Route

The Market Place, Malton, YO17 7LX

Start in the market town of Malton and explore the environs of the River Rye on a leisurely spin around a gently undulating and very pleasant part of the Vale of Pickering.

Dalby Forest

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

A 9 mile scenic drive with car parks, BBQ & picnic areas, play areas, ability graded cycle trails, waymarked walks, orienteering course, bike hire, Go Ape, Dalby Activity Centre, Visitor centre with toilets, Forest Cafe and exhibition area.

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Cycle Routes around Bridlington

48 Promenade, East Riding Leisure - Bridlington, The Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 2QQ

A great ride for family groups or newer riders using quiet roads and a seafront off-road cycle route along North Promenade.

Sutton Bank Bikes

Sutton Bank Bikes

Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Sutton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH

Why not enjoy some fabulous biking in the North York Moors? Nothing beats a ride around Sutton Bank with its breath-taking views. Shop, bike hire and guided rides for all abilities.

Esk Valley East and Egton Bridge Cycle Route

Esk Valley East & Egton Bridge

The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, YO21 2NB

For a taste of the best and most varied scenery in the Esk Valley, head out by bike on the eastern road circuit from The Moors National Park Centre at Danby.

Coast and Forest Circular Cycle Route

Coast and Forest Circular Cycle Route

Scarborough Train Station, Westborough, Scarborough, YO11 1TN

Head out from the seaside town of Scarborough on a thrilling 32-mile explorer route that also offers a great taste of the much longer Moor to Sea Cycle Network.

BikeAbout Filey Cycle Hire

BikeAbout Filey Cycle Hire

4A, Hope Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DL

BikeAbout Filey's shop in the centre of Filey provides cycle hire, repairs, services, parts & accessories all year round.

Scarborough to Whitby Rail-Trail

Scarborough to Whitby Rail -Trail

Rosevale Terrace, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 5EN

Operating along the Yorkshire Coast from 1885 until 1965, the old railway line is now a quiet 21 mile traffic-free family friendly route for cyclists.

Littlebeck and Hawsker

Littlebeck and Hawsker

Littlebeck Village Hall, Browside Farm, Blue Bank, Sleights, Whitby, YO22 5EU

Explore the back roads, country lanes and woodland tracks between the valley hamlet of Littlebeck and the old railway line between Scarborough and Whitby, now known as the ‘Cinder Track’.

Leavening Brow & Kirkham Gorge Cycle Route

Leavening Brow & Kirkham Gorge Route

The Market Place, Malton, YO17 7LX

South and east of the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, sweeping views unfold as the Yorkshire Wolds begin to impose themselves upon the landscape.

Keldy Cycle Hire

Keldy Forest Cabins, Cawthorne, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8HW

Mountain bike hire and sales plus full range of parts and accessories, maps and books.

BikeAbout Filey

BikeAbout Filey

4A Hope Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DL

BikeAbout Filey provides cycle hire, repairs & accessories from our shop in the centre of Filey. We repair and service all types of bikes and provide a range of reliable hire bikes for the whole family, including beach bikes.

Burton Agnes Hall

Big Skies Bike Ride: Burton Agnes

Driffield, The Yorkshire Wolds, East Yorkshire, YO25 6TY

St Mary's, Sledmere

Big Skies Bike Ride: Sledmere Country

Sledmere House, Sledmere, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 3XG

EDS Bikes

Unit 1 Barker Industrial Estate, Barkers Lane, Snainton, Scarborough, YO13 9BG

A small cycle shop specialising in Steel, Titanium, Singlespeed, Fixed gear & fatbikes. Cycle hire available.

Rosedale Railway Cycle Route

Rosedale Railway Cycle Route

Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton Le Hole, York, YO62 6UA

Ride across Spaunton Moor to Rosedale and pedal back in time to the Victorian industrial age.

Millington Dale

Big Skies Bike Ride: Millington Dale

Pocklington, The Yorkshire Wolds, East Yorkshire, YO42 2JD

Kirkdale and Kirkbymoorside Cycle Route

Kirkdale and Kirkbymoorside Cycle Route

Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton Le Hole, York, YO62 6UA

Head off from Hutton le Hole on moorland, woodland and country lanes, through the small, quiet villages of Gillamoor and Fadmoor.

Birdsall House

Big Skies Bike Ride: Thixendale

Thixendale, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9TG

Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Route

Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Route

Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 0DH

Beverley Minster

Big Skies Bike Ride: North Newbald

Beverley Minster, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 0DP

Big Bear Active

Gone Mountain Biking

Eden House, 11 Westgate, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8BA

Mountain Bike Holidays including guiding or instruction in specialist biker accommodation. Guided rides and instruction (without accommodation. For all levels. Bike hire also available.

Richardsons

Richardson's Cycling Club

38-40, Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1XE

Richardsons CC is a club for mountain bikers and road cyclists in the Scarborough area. We’re the biggest and fastest growing bike club on the Yorkshire coast.

Way of the Roses

Pocklington, The Yorkshire Wolds, East Yorkshire, YO42 2JD

All Ride

Bridlington North Promenade

North Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 3LG

All Ride is an adapted bike scheme which has been set up along the North Promenade in Bridlington for young people and adults (5+ yrs) with additional needs and mobility issues.

Ride the BoS

Ride The BoS

Scarborough Rugby Club, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0NL

Ride the BoS and conquer the elements... 2017 brings a new challenge over 3 days 12-14th May 190 miles and 16000 feet climb! ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE?

Castle Howard & Nunnington Hall Cycle Route

Castle Howard & Nunnington Hall Route

Castle Howard, The Stray, York, YO60 7DA

Rising and falling through parklands, woodlands and picturesque villages, this is a true Howardian Hills ride, with several marvellous views such as the one from the tiny turf maze near Dalby.

Whitby to Scarborough Rail-Trail

Whitby to Scarborough Rail -Trail

South End Gardens, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1JY

Operating along the Yorkshire Coast from 1885 until 1965, the old railway line is now a quiet 21 mile traffic-free family friendly route for cyclists.

W2W cycle route

Walney to Whitby Cycle Route (W2W)

Langbourne Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN

You can now cycle ‘coast to coast' from Walney Island in Cumbria to Whitby via Tan Hill (179 miles), thanks to the opening of Regional Route 52 between Barnard Castle and the historic North Yorkshire port.

Long-Distance National Cycle Routes

Long-Distance National Cycle Routes

Scarborough Railway Station, Westborough, Scarborough, YO11 1TN

Several long-distance cycle routes pass through the National Park, giving access to some of the UK's most stunning landscapes. The routes are part of Sustrans' National Cycle Network, and are well signposted.

Dalby Forest Loop Cycle Route

Dalby Forest Loop Cycle Route

Saltergate Car Park, Saltergate, YO18 7NR

Get a real feel for two very different landscapes in the National Park on a roller-coaster of a route that starts high on the moors at Saltergate.

Cycling Tours of Yorkshire

Cycling Tours of Yorkshire

Succours House, Pickering, YO18 8BL

Cycling in Yorkshire. Routes and guided tours available in the beautiful countryside of Yorkshire.

Bridlington

Big Skies Bike Ride: Bempton Cliffs

Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 2NL