Reasons to Cycle in England

England is not necessarily known as a destination for cycling and active travel – but it should be!


Top England Cycling Destinations

With our huge variety of terrain and landscape, from clifftop to forest, down winding rural lanes and through the patchwork fields of chocolate-box England – you’ll be spoilt for choice. We have off-road biking along national cycle trails and fantastic road cycling, with our routes leading right up to our historic monuments, Neolithic sites, castles, coastline, market towns and of course stopping off at great cafes for coffee and cake!

Recently we helped The Travelling Souk narrow down their top cycling destinations in England to help cyclists choose between our great cycling regions when on holiday.

Active England offer guided and self-guided tours in the South of England; perfect biking and walking country. From the Cotswolds (our top pick), a stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with rolling green hills dotted with quaint little market towns, through to the rugged landscapes of Devon and Cornwall. Dorset, with its off-road tracks through the enchanting New Forest and its seaside towns and towering castles is a popular choice for those wanting a mixture of cycling terrain. Kent is also a real favourite for those wanting a week of vineyards and wine tasting, castles and Cathedral towns.

There is a wealth of fascinating history and heritage in England, and our tours guide groups through National Parks, right to up to historic castles, palaces and World Heritage Sites for people of all ages to explore.


What to expect from our Cycling Tours

We make vacations easy to plan, with a day-by-day flexible routes that allow us to travel through beautiful countryside to visit all the key cities, towns and points of interest. Ourprivate holidays are bespoke and flexible to accommodate different fitness levels, interests and activities. On our guided tours, an experienced guide is always with the tour group, and a support vehicle is always close at hand should guests need it. We have a range of e-bikes to allow all abilities to cycle together as a group.

Once on our tours you will be looked after by our team from morning until evening. Luggage is transferred by us and all hotels and tickets to iconic places of interest are bought by us in advance to ensure a hassle free holiday in every way.

We do not book flights in advance, though we do organise airport transfers and are able to help all guests with their pre and post travel arrangements. Take a look at Parkhero; a comparison and booking platform that can help you save money on airport parking, including for internal flights! Our team at Active England Tours are always happy to help before, during and after your tour.