Visitors to the UK on vacation can engage in numerous fun activities, and one of the most sought after is to participate in cycling holidays UK. There are hundreds of cycling clubs and entities that provide bike tours for visitors on request. Beside them, a tourist can hire a bicycle from a club or an agency and embark on a tour of picturesque areas. The UK offers many scenic routes and historical sites that any bike enthusiast will enjoy. Most visitors prefer embarking on a cycle ride through the countryside and famous historical places or coastal areas to travelling by a luxury vehicle for the purpose.
Popular routes for a cycling holiday that many tourists choose are the coastal areas of Norfolk and Suffolk. A high number of clubs and hotels provide cycle tours for their guests in Norfolk and Suffolk coastal line. However, tourists also can hire or buy a cycle on their own for the purpose. The most popular locations among cyclists in this coastal line include Bressingham Garden and Steam Museum.
The southern part of the region is full of narrow leafy lanes. Most of these lanes provide access to the historic rural area of Debenham where cyclists can enjoy seeing quaint old houses and old-fashioned cafes. From there, they can cycle to Saxtead Windmill and ride past Framlingharn where they can visit the historic 15th-century castle. There are many small inns and restaurants for cyclists to stay overnight before starting on their next day of the cycling tour.
On the second day, they can ride past traditional meadowland and villages. Many can buy quality regional English wines when they cycle past this area. Snape Maltings is where they can pay a visit to many art galleries and ancient sculptures. Most cyclists should not forget to have a ride through woodlands and the charming, calm coastal town, Aldeburgh. The other beautiful and historic places that a cycling holiday seeker in this area can reach include Thorpeness, Minsmere RSPB Reserve, Norfolk Broads, River Waveney, Flixton Aviation Museum, and ancient market town Diss.
The Viking River Ride is another fantastic cycling activity for bikers to select. There are many beautiful places to visit along the lanes by the river. The timber houses of merchants belonging to the 17 century, Anglo-Saxon and Viking artefacts, the River Deben, Martello Tower Forts, a beautiful 12th-century historical castle are some of the beautiful sights that cyclists can pass on their tour along this area.
Apart from the Norfolk-Suffolk region, there are many other locations and areas that visitors to the UK can engage in cycling holidays. Some of them cover Shropshire, Herefordshire, Wye Valley, Wales, Lon Las Cymru, which is the Welsh National Cycle Route, Brecon Beacons, Mortimer Trail, Wild Edric’s Way, Glyndwr’s Way, and Offa’s Dyke. However, it is advisable to join a cycling holiday conducted by a club or a hotel more rather than engaging in a bike tour in the UK on your own.