Although we’ve just seen another cold snap across the UK and plenty of snow up and down the country, as we make our way through February we can start to look toward the Spring and the longer days making a welcome return.
Spring is the perfect time to begin regularly cycling again with the air still crisp enough to keep you cool and the sun beginning to show its face once again.
Here are some of our favourite cycling routes throughout the UK:
A leafy trail around Richmond Park, this route is a great option all year round, but it really begins to look amazing when the leaves are starting to re-appear towards the end of Spring.
Distance – 7.5 miles
This route stretches all the way from Land’s End at the Western tip of Cornwall to the picturesque village of Bude on the Devon border. There are two alternative versions of this route, one that passes through Padstow and the other through St Austell, so you’re spoilt for choice of places to see on your journey.
Distance – 180 miles
No visit to Scotland is complete without venturing in to the Cairngorms National Park. The Speyside Way route is a short journey that passes through woodland and moors and you can even catch a glimpse of the steam railway.
Distance – 5 miles
A circular route that begins and ends at the wonderful Helix Park, this route takes in two of Scotland’s most famous landmarks, the Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel.
Distance – 16 miles
This scenic route alongside one of the country’s most famous rivers will take you from the impressive Brecon Beacons to the heart of the capital city Cardiff.
Distance – 55 miles
Enjoy the spectacular sights on the Snowdonia mountain range as you take in some of Wales most picturesque towns on the way from Mid Wales to Anglesey.
Distance – 175 miles
This route is perfect for families and individuals and is mostly traffic-free. It connects Lisburn, Belfast and Jordanstown and will take you passed the River Lagan and the Giants Ring archaeological site.
Distance – 21 miles.
This is a long-distance route that circuits the largest freshwater lake in the UK, the Lough Neagh. Expect to see little traffic on the quiet lanes and roads as you take in Antrim, Portadown and Toome along the route.
Distance – 113 miles
These are just a handful of the countless cycle routes dotted throughout the UK and with so many available there is a perfect route for everyone. Take a look at our products page to see how you could enjoy these routes with a little help from one of our electric bikes.