Best North Norfolk Cycling Routes

Best North Norfolk Cycling Routes

With multiple Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty North Norfolk is a great place to explore by bike. With many routes and paths along the coast, through woodland and alongside the river you can travel between towns through stunning scenery. There are routes dotted throughout North Norfolk, suitable for riders of all ages and abilities.

For those staying in our North Norfolk holiday cottages, cycling is the perfect way to explore the local town of Holt, and visit the coast without having to jump in the car. Take a look below at some of our favourite local cycling routes.

Marriotts Way

Perfect for families and new cyclists as no cars or motorbikes are allowed on the route. The route travels between Aylsham and Norwich, and is a mixture of paved and off road sections. The total distance is 26 miles, but there are plenty of villages to stop and turn around if that sounds a bit daunting! Take a look here for more information about the route.

Peddars Way

With sections more suited to seasoned cyclists, but also areas suited to the family, Peddars Way is a 50 mile cycle route between Thetford and Holme-next-the-sea. Running through woodland and countryside and finishing at the sea, this route takes you through all the best scenery that Norfolk has to offer.

Norfolk Coastal Cycleway

A complete 100 mile route from Kings Lynn to Great Yarmouth, good for all ages and abilities, the Norfolk Coastal Cycleway is a stunning coastal route. Travelling through many coastal villages including Burnham Market, Wells-next-the-sea, Cromer and Sea Palling, tackling the route in smaller sections is a great way to explore the coastal villages.

Best North Norfolk Cycling Routes
Best North Norfolk Cycling Routes

Bure Valley Path

Running alongside old railway lines the Bure Valley path is a 9 mile route running from Wroxham to Aylsham. Perfect for children due to the lack of vehicles, you can also cycle one way, explore the town and then pop on the steam train on the way back.

Hiring bikes for your holiday:

Whether you don’t own your own, or simply didn’t want the hassle of transporting your bikes, just because you didn’t bring your bike doesn’t mean you can’t cycle on holiday. Some of the best places in the area to hire bikes for your visit include:

Cycling is a great way to get outdoors and discover the Norfolk countryside and coast when you are visiting the area. After a long day exploring, there’s nothing better than heading back to a relaxing holiday cottage to enjoy your evening. Take a look through our selection of luxury North Norfolk holiday cottages here and please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. 

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