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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Manifold Valley, Hills and Dales

Cycle through traditional villages and hilly limestone countryside.

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Cycling around Bakewell - Hassop to Monsal Head

Journey 7 miles to the iconic view across Monsal Dale.

Matlock Route 4 1854415383

Matlock - Along the Derwent Valley

Cycle a former railway line along the river valley.

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Hope Valley Cycle Routes - Hope Valley to Great…

A 17.5 mile journey through moorland landscapes

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Ashbourne and Villages

Explore rolling countryside taking in the Georgian architecture of Ashbourne and visit traditional estate villages.

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The Carsington Loop

Discover a tranquil landscape shaped by water on a beautiful circular cycling route.

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Matlock - High Peak Trail, Hills and Dales

Explore beautiful and heritage rich landscapes.

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Monsal Trail

An iconic traffic free route for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and wheelchair users.

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