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Nottinghamshire County Council - Proud of our past, ambitious for our future

Cycling in Nottinghamshire

Search for a ride

Find cycle routes in our walks and rides searchable directory.

Where to cycle

Cyclists riding along a road

Nottinghamshire has more than 650 miles of countryside and urban cycle routes, and some fantastic cycling-specific facilities.

Cycle Streets cycle journey planner allows you to select the quickest, quietest or even the most recreational cycle route to your destination. It will give you detailed route directions, a map and a visual representation of the steepness of the route. Once you find a route you're happy with, you can download a GPX file that can be used with your GPS device.

Cycling routes

We have a searchable directory of walks and rides that contains cycle rides across Nottinghamshire.

Guided cycle rides

Explore Nottingham is a programme of guided cycle rides around Nottingham that are free, fun and healthy.

All cycling abilities welcome. Children 16 or under need to be accompanied by a responsible adultAll rides are circular and most include a refreshment break at a local cafe or pub. Find out more and sign up for a newsletter at: www.thebigwheel.org.uk/explorenotts

Cycle hire

Cycle hire is available in Nottinghamshire at Clumber Park and Sherwood Pines (this is the closest cycle hire venue to Sherwood Forest - there are no cycle hire facilities available at Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve).

Contact us

If you've encountered a problem while out cycling, please report it online:  

For any other queries please phone our Customer Service Centre on 0300 500 8080 or email our Countryside Access Team at: countrysideaccess@nottscc.gov.uk

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