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


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Biking and birdsong around Carsington cycle route

A medium difficulty cycle route around Carsington Water.

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Calke Abbey Cycle Route

A 12 mile circular cycle route from the historic town of Repton.

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Cycling around Bakewell - Chatsworth

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

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Trails Triangle

Discover a rich industrial heritage and railway history on this cycle route near Ashbourne.

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Lullington Cycle Route

18 mile circular cycle route starting from Burton upon Trent

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Hope Valley Cycle Routes - White Edge Loop

3 mile off-road cycling loop to White Edge Lodge through the Longshaw Estate.

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Manifold Way

A favourite for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

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Cycling around Bakewell - Limestone Loop

Experience a typical White Peak landscape on this 18 mile cycle ride

Cycle hire

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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.

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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.

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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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True North Adventures & Cycle Hub Ltd

An independent rider owned bike shop and e-bike specialist.

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