Cycle routes and trails
Cycle routes and trails From the genteel to the challenging
Cornwall offers the cyclist a great variety of cycling from quiet country lanes which meander through picturesque villages and ancient harbours, to more challenging off-road routes which explore the depths of the Cornish countryside.
From the genteel Camel Trail and Coast to Coast Trail, which are ideal for those with young children, to the challenging North Cornwall coastal road which provides some of the steepest gradients in the county.
The Camel Trail is a top cycle route for its beauty and accessibility to cyclists of all ages. Cornwall's Mineral Tramways Mining Trails offer 30 miles (60km) of adventure and discovery for walkers, cyclists and horse riders following routes of contrasting scenery (woodland and moorland) with spectacular views across the county.
The Cornish Way offers over 200 miles of inter-linking trails connecting Bude to Land's End for walking and cylcing. You can obtain more information on routes and maps from Cornwall Council.
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Five mostly off-road Clay Trails in spectacular rural scenery near St Austell and ideal for walking, cycling or horse-riding.
The 18-mile Camel Trail links Padstow, Wadebridge and Bodmin via a largely traffic-free route that follows an old railway track alongside the river Camel. Great for cycling, walking and nature watching for all the family.
Elm Farm provides quality cycles for hire from £10 per day. Situated on the mainly off-road Coast to Coast Trail, part of the Mineral Tramways Network of trails, we offer a fun day out for all ages.
A network of trails across former mineral tramways in West Cornwall, free to use and open all year for walking, cycling and horse-riding.
Discover the magic of cycling in Cornwall, our self-guided, fully supported tours take in the Duchy’s most beautiful areas, staying at charming and comfortable inns and guesthouses. We are the only company in Cornwall to offer electric bikes.