Yorkshire cycle routes

The 10 best Yorkshire cycle routes you need to try this year

Looking for something to do this weekend? Get on your bike - literally - and have a go at one of these scenic cycle rides through Yorkshire.

We've rounded up the best cycle rides in Yorkshire for soaking up the very best scenery God's Own Country has to offer. Tour de Yorkshire here you come...

Starting just north of Sheffield, the Wharncliffe Woods Circuit will take you through some incredibly scenic woodland. The terrain can be a little rocky so this one is best for more experienced cyclists.

5. Wharncliffe Woods Circuit, 16.4 miles

Starting just north of Sheffield, the Wharncliffe Woods Circuit will take you through some incredibly scenic woodland. The terrain can be a little rocky so this one is best for more experienced cyclists.
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This cycle route is fairly long but flat, meaning cyclists of all abilities can enjoy the ride which takes you through the quaint village of Saltaire as well as past Kirkstall Abbey, ending in the market town of Bingley.

6. Aire Valley Towpath, (Leeds-Bingley) 17 miles

This cycle route is fairly long but flat, meaning cyclists of all abilities can enjoy the ride which takes you through the quaint village of Saltaire as well as past Kirkstall Abbey, ending in the market town of Bingley.
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There are several routes you can take through the scenic Yorkshire Wolds, whose skies artist David Hockney once compared to those of the Great American West.

7. Yorkshire Wolds routes, 17-24 miles

There are several routes you can take through the scenic Yorkshire Wolds, whose skies artist David Hockney once compared to those of the Great American West.
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Not for the faint-hearted, this trail loops around Boltby Forest, moorland and woodland trails through some breath-taking scenery, taking around 3.5 hours to complete.

8. Boltby Forest Paradise Trail, 17.5 miles

Not for the faint-hearted, this trail loops around Boltby Forest, moorland and woodland trails through some breath-taking scenery, taking around 3.5 hours to complete.
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