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Activities and things to do in Derbyshire and the Peak District

Cycling , mountain biking and cycle hire centres in the Peak District

Cycle hire centres present the a perfect way to see Derbyshire and the Peak District with well maintained, affordable bikes and an extensive network of traffic free, easy riding routes.

Cycle hire centres present the a perfect way to see Derbyshire and the Peak District with well maintained, affordable bikes and an extensive network of traffic free, easy riding routes.

All the centres have some, or all, of a range of cycles suitable for use by people with disabilities, including tandems, trikes, duet wheelchair cycles and hand cranked bikes.

There are picnic sites, refreshments and toilets at all centres. There is also car parking but, for the complete green experience, every centre is accessible by bus. All you have to do is contact one of the following centres.

Ashbourne
Just to the north of the town centre on the Tissington Trail, a disused railway line of scenic beauty which is traffic free and 13.5 miles long.
Address
Mapleton Ave, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 2AA
Tel No 01335 343156
Derwent
Off the A57 in the Derwent Valley. Cycle beside the historic Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs through beautiful woodland.
Address
Upper Derwent Visitor Centre, Fairholmes, Derwent, Sheffield S30 2AQ
Tel No 01433 651261
Parsley Hay
At the junction of the High Peak and Tissington Trails. Over 30 miles of traffic free cycling through stunning limestone scenery.
Address
Parsley Hay, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 0DG
Tel No 01298 84493
Waterhouses
Located in the village behind the Crown Hotel. A 9 mile through 2 magnificent river valleys along a converted railway line called the Manifold Track
Address
Old Station Car Park, Waterhouses, Staffordshire ST10 3EG
Tel No 01538 308609
Middleton Top
On the High Peak Trail near Middleton by Wirkswirth. A 17.5 mile traffic free track with an additional link to the Tissington Trail
Address
Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirkswirth, Derbyshire DE4 4LS
Tel No 01629 823204
Hayfield
In Hayfield village, a 2.5 mile trail with plenty of access to surrounding hills via bridleways.
Address
Information Centre, Station Road, Hayfield, Stockport SK12 5ES
Tel No 01663 746222

See

See also Derbyshire and Peak District Trails for more information cycling on these old trailway disused railway tracks.




Photographs from the region at Derbyshire and Peak District Photographs



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