Suffolk is not as flat as legend would have you believe – particularly when you’re on a bike! However, cycling in Suffolk is relaxing – there are few inclines, plenty of places to stop for a picnic, and a massive stretch of ever-changing scenery to fill the eyes.

As cyclists can take advantage of tracks where cars cannot go, you can extend your experience of the subtle Suffolk countryside considerably by cycling. And of course, it is an easy and excellent form of exercise.

As with walking, local people who know the best routes like the back of their hands have been generous in sharing their insider information with visitors.

You can find out about a large number of easy, interesting, or challenging routes for cycling in Suffolk, depending on your taste for exercise.

A great many cycling routes in Suffolk can be found here –

Family cycling can be dovetailed with a local railway trip. So important and popular is cycling in Suffolk that the scenic East Suffolk Line and others have bike facilities on many of their trains.

If you don’t fancy working out routes for yourself, family-oriented tours can be found which will transport of all of the family luggage to your next cosy sleeping point! Indeed, tours are open for couples and individuals too.

If you don’t fancy lashing your bikes to the car for the journey, don’t worry -Suffolk is blessed with many shops providing cycle-hire, cycle accessories, cycle helmets – the lot – plus cycle repair, and cycle sales.