York is one of the country’s premier cycling cities, a host city for the Tour de France “Le Grand Depart” in 2014 and the Tour de Yorkshire in 2015.
The city is very cycle friendly and the surrounding countryside has an extensive network of cycling routes for all abilities, both on-road and off-road.
York Holiday and Cycle Stop
- 2km from the National Cycle Network Route 66 for touring cyclists
- 6 miles East of York in the peaceful village of Holtby, surrounded by quiet country lanes and beautiful Yorkshire villages
- A short cycling distance from the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds with their stunning views down over the Vale of York.
- There are routes nearby for Touring Cyclists, Road Riders, Mountain Bikers and Track Cyclists. See below for examples.
Route #1 "Village Circular"
A circular route from the cycle stop to include the beautiful villages of Sand Hutton, Leppington, Scrayingham and Stamford bridge.
Route #2 "Beningbrough"
Route #4 "South of York"
A longer ride partly following National Cycle Network Route 65.
Route #5 "Stamford Bridge"
Lovely countryside, quiet roads and the Historic Village of Stamford Bridge, site of the eponymous battle.
Route #6 "Stockton-on-the-Forest Circuit"
A quick, fun blast down country roads and bridle-ways.
Route #7 "Scoreby Estate"
A short, easygoing ride through the Yorkshire countryside.