Cycling Trails

The very best bike-friendly routes in the Peak District and Derbyshire to suit all abilities.

The Peak District and Derbyshire has some of the best cycle routes in the world, ranging from rugged mountain bike routes to traffic-free cycle trails for the whole family to enjoy.

Derbyshire alone has over 260 miles of traffic-free cycle trails to explore and on this page, you'll find some of the best bike-friendly routes in the area, including easy going routes are gentle trails that are perfect for leisure cyclists.

Some of the most popular cycling trails in the Peak District and Derbyshire are the fantastic cycle trails at Monsal, Tissington, High Peak and Manifold, where you'll find bike hire facilities, refreshment stops and picturesque views along the way.

All Trails


Shatton Ladybower Enduro

Enjoy four awesome descents with refreshments stops in the scenic village of Hope.

Exploring Buxton and beyond on an E-Bike

Discover Buxton and the surrounding countryside on 2 wheels - a suggested half day (16 Miles) and full day (33 miles) routes - e-bikes can be hired…

Cycling around Bakewell - Wheston and Tideswell

20 miles of hills, dales and trails cycling near Bakewell.

Manifold Valley, Hills and Dales cycle route

Cycle through traditional villages and hilly limestone countryside.

Cycling around Bakewell - Chatsworth

Cycle a picturesque 18 miles taking in stately homes and standing stones near Chatsworth.

Longdendale Trail

Cycle along a scenic former railway line that once ran between Manchester and Sheffield, passing idyllic reservoirs along the way.

The Pennine Bridleway

The Pennine Bridleway is a 205 miles (330 Km) long National Trail running through the Pennine hills from Derbyshire to Cumbria.

Tissington Trail Loop

Cycle a scenic route to one of Derbyshire’s prettiest villages

Cycle hire


Peak Ascent Cycles

Looking to have an awesome adventure out in the Peak District? Then why not hire one of our e-bikes, perfect for friends and families.


Pipistrelle Rides

Gravel, road or mountain biking with expert guides/coaches Jen & Alex. Go further and experience even more with our high spec gravel e-bikes.


Peaks & Dales E-Bike Holiday Hire:

Peaks & Dales E-Bike Holiday Hire: providing high-quality e-bikes for the entirety of your break in Derbyshire.


Activities at High Peak Trail & Middleton Top…

Discover the fascinating heritage of one of the world's first long-distance railways.

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