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Rides and Routes

Find pleasure rides in London or plan your own best route from A to B, from everyday trips to long adventures.


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We’re here to help you – we’ve got pre-planned leisure rides in London and beyond, as well as the best tips for planning your own new cycle journeys from A to B.
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With the right route, you can often have a pleasant, quiet and scenic journey even in the heart of London.

Thanks to our campaigning work, there’s an increasing network of safe and pleasant cycling routes in London. Let us help you find the best route from A to B with maps, apps, wayfinding, buddies and more.


London Leisure Rides

London's Art Nouveau Cycling Tour

Follow our guide Tom Bogdanowicz on a tour of the capital’s hidden art treasures.

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Newham's Parks & Green Spaces

Tour Newham's parks & green spaces, visiting famous and lesser known spots along the way. This route is 27km of paved surfaces.

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South East London Parks Cycling Tour

Weaving together the best parks and green spaces in the area. This is a 39km route and all surfaces are paved.

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West London Cycling Tour

Visiting many of West London's most iconic parks and green spaces, this is a perfect family route for a weekend adventure. The route is 37km and all surfaces are paved.

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Looping Round Biggin Hill

Looping round Biggin Hill with some good hills and pleasant paths. This is a 44.5km paved route.

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The Oyster Wheel

A circumnavigation of London by bike. This section of the full route is 34km of tarmac and light gravel.

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London Olympic Park Cycling Tour

Enjoy an easy cruise in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with LCC’s Tom Bogdanowicz. Easy ride mostly off-road.

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Surbiton to Walton Bridge Cycling Tour

Join us on a relaxing family route through West London. 30km flat, suitable for any bike.

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Ally Pally & The North London Heights

A short cycling tour of some of North London's highlights. 13km and includes some hills.

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Low Traffic Neighbourhood

We've done guided tours of Waltham Forest's "mini-Holland" Low Traffic Neighbourhoods for transport planners from Germany to Japan. Head over to see what all the fuss is about with Simon Munk’s route guide

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Three Peaks of the South Downs Cycle Route

Katy Rodda guides us on a loop of classic South Downs climbs. This is a 69km road route.

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West Sussex Attractions Cycling Tour

Explore beautiful West Sussex this summer, guided by Katy Rodda. 58km including some gravel. 41km option entirely paved.

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Chilterns Cycling Tour

Cycle instructor and history buff Katy Rodda guides us on a quiet loop just a short train hop from the capital.

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The Weald: Kent Cycling Tour

Jane Davis from Lewisham Cyclists guides us on a quiet journey into the Kent countryside.

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The Cotswolds In Comfort

A scenic route around picturesque towns and featuring some local climbs. The full route is 75km and all paved.

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A Calder Caper

A family friendly route, starting and finishing in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. The route is 38km of mixed terrain including a short gravel section.

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Wiltshire Downs Cycling Tour

In an exclusive extract from his new book, Jack Thurston guides us on an historic route in the Wiltshire downs. 70km mostly paved with some light gravel and towpaths.

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West Country Cycling Tour

Join book author Jack Thurston on a scenic tour starting in Bath. 70km of lanes, tarmac cycle paths and towpaths.

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Key routes across London, like the Cycle SuperHighways along the Embankment, were only created thanks to LCC campaigning. As a charity, we can't campaign without the support of our 12,000+ members across London.


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