Best bike rides in Derby

Wed 7 Jun 2017

Keep fit and admire Derby's finest landscapes at the same time!

Cycling allows you to take in the scenery and keep fit at the same time. With more than 300km of cycle ways in Derbyshire, there is a route for every kind of rider, from beginner topro. Take your whole family and explore Derbyshire's beautiful rolling hills, rugged peaks, canal towpaths and gentle greenways.

On your travels, you'll come across footpaths, disused railway lines and scenic country roads hidden away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Click here for some of the best cycle routes in Derbyshire.

Check out the health benefits of cycling below:

1)     Pushing pedals provides an aerobic workout. That's great news for your heart, brain, and blood vessels. Aerobic exercise also triggers the release of endorphins, the body's feel-good chemicals—which may make you feel young at heart and happier.

2)     Ten Years Younger - Studies have shown that regular cyclists enjoy the general health of someone approximately 10 years younger. Read more.

3)     Get Fit, Get to Work - Cycling is one of the easiest ways to fit exercise into your daily routine because it doubles as transport. Read more.